Giant Buddha of Leshan Leshan, China

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This is the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world, carved out of a cliff by an 8th-century monk to calm the turbulent confluence of three rivers. Each eyebrow is 18 feet long.

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29.547037° N, 103.769238° E

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Giant Buddha of Leshan (Leshan, China)
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April 11, 2015