Giant Buddha of Leshan, Leshan

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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.

Go Historic ID
318189
Short URL
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Names
Giant Buddha of Leshan
Address

Leshan, China
Coordinates
29.547037° N, 103.769238° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015