The Leshan Giant Buddha is a huge stone statue of Maitreya. Visitors can enjoy the best view of the buddha from the river beside it. The stone Maitreya is not only famous for its vividness, but also for its solemn apperance. In addition, since local climate is relatively damp and hot, tourists are suggested to bring some commonly used medicines and try local food so that they will feel much more comfortable during their short stay in Leshan.

Best Time to Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha

It is advisable to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha in the spring and autumn.

The Leshan Giant Buddha Best Routes

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The Leshan Giant Buddha Tickets

Ticket for the Leshan Giant Buddha: RMB 90 per person

(You can visit the Leshan Giant Buddha, the Wuyou Temple, and the Mahao Cliff- tombs with this ticket.)

Ticket for the Oriental Buddha City Gallery: RMB 70 per person

Ticket for the Buddha Paradise: RMB 8 per person

Ticket for boating on the river: RMB 50 per person

How to get to the Leshan Giant Buddha

By Plane

The Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu is only 150 kilometers away from the downtown of Leshan. You can fly to the airport, and then take a bus or a texi to your destination.

By Train

You can take a train from Chengdu to Kunming, and take off at the Mount Emei Station. The city of Leshan is 31 kilometers away from the station.

By Coach

You can take a coach at Chengdu or Mount Emei, and arrive at the Leshan quickly through highway. The distance between Leshan and Chengdu is 162 kilometers, and that between Leshan and Mount Emei is 31 kilometers.

By Ship

The Leshan Giant Buddha is situated in the Lingyun Hill where the Minjiang River and the Dadu River meet. You can take a tourist liner to visit the it from Leshan Port.

Jack Li

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