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Leshan

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Monuments · Sacred & Religious Sites · Bridges
The city of Leshan sits proudly at the confluence of three rivers, and has become known for its World Heritage Site and importance to Buddhism in the country. A giant Buddha cliff carving and the sacred Buddhist mountain it stands next to enjoy the protection of UNESCO, and represent the primary places to visit in Leshan. The mountain features over 100 separate temples, monasteries, and shrines, each with their own character and offering commanding views of the surrounding area. Take stress off the schedule by using our China road trip tool.
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Popular things to do in Leshan

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World heritage site
Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Bridge
Leshan Bridge
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
Wuyou Temple
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Religious Site
Oriental Buddha Capital
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Leshan

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World heritage site
Emei Mountain Emeishan
4.2
Duration: 4 hours
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World heritage site
Baoguo Temple Emeishan
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
World heritage site
Wannian Temple Emeishan
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Wildlife Area
Mt. Emei Natural Ecology Monkey Reserve Emeishan
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Leshan

Observation Deck
Lingbao Tower
3.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Mountain
Wuyou Mountain
3.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Water Body
Leshan Little West Lake
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museum of Hanya Tomb, Leshan
3.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Leshan

Water Body
Leshan River, Friend and Foe
3.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Geologic Formation
Jinkouhe Grand Canyon
3.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Canyon
Cyathea Canyon
1.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Leshan

Religious Site
Lingyun Temple
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Religious Site
Leshan Taoist Temple
2.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Religious Site
Leshan Bookstore
1.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Leshan

Specialty Museum
Ebony Cultural Museum
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

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