Leshan's Giant Buddha in China

Top Things to See and Do in China

For some, a trip to China would be a once in a lifetime opportunity. To get the most out of your time in China, with the chance to immerse yourself in the culture and history of one of the most ancient civilisations on earth, it's vital to know exactly what to see and do while you're there.
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China Discovery in Depth

Hiking Jiangxi. Jiangxi is one of those provinces that you might overlook when planning your China travel itinerary. Not only full of bucolic scenery, Jiangxi also enjoys convenient train ride radiating around Shanghai. From the towering Sanqing Mountain to the picturesque Wuyuan village, Jiangxi has much to offer for visitors. If you have a comfortable pair of shoes and are looking for exploring China's country life, Jiangxi could be the best choice for you.
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A Glimpse On How Big Is The Biggest Buddha Statue

Buddhism is one of the biggest religions in the world and Buddha Statues are the embodiment of the religious belief that has become broken down into three distinct categories. The Mahayana Buddhism is the religion of 56% of all Buddhists and is prominent in China, Korea, and Japan. The Theravada represents 38% of the Buddhist believers and is practiced in Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Thailand. Vajrayana Buddhism is the religion of the remaining 6% of all Buddhists and is practiced in Nepal, Mongolia, and Tibet.
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The Unexplored Historical and Cultural Gems of China

While studying abroad in China, many of you must have visited some of its historic monuments like the Lost City and the Great Wall of China. But the Chinese history spans even further and there are many more magnificent monuments that for all of us to see but we are still oblivious of those cultural and historical gems.
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Leshan Giant Buddha

East of Leshan City, Chengdu, is home to the Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Spot, which was named after the giant statue of Buddha. It is actually a statue of Maitreya, a fat laughing Bodhisattva who symbolizes brightness and happiness. It was included on the UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1996. Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Spot is full of beautiful natural and historical sites, with the Giant Buddha being the most distinguished one. The best place to view the Leshan Giant Buddha is from Mt. Lingyun, so the giant carving is often called the Lingyun Giant Buddha.
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Exploring Mount Emei - A Grand Adventure Past the Giant Buddha and Through Sacred Temples

The monasteries were built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, who also left amazing cultural and historical treasures. The four scenic regions of Mountain Emei are the Baoguo Temple, the Wannian Temple, the Qingyin Pavilion and the Golden Summit. Its highest peak is the Golden Summit, with an altitude of 3,079.3 meters. Atop Emei, the sunrise is most spectacular and so is the famous Clouds Sea, as the mountain is enveloped in a wonderful blanket of clouds.
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