LESHAN GIANT BUDDHA (DAFO)
Leshan Giant Buddha (Dafo)
The largest stone figure of Buddha in the world - The Leshan Giant Buddha is located 30 kilometers west of the mountain Emei. The Buddha is carved in the rock of the mountain Leshan. It is about 70 meters high and around 20 meters wide. Head of the Buddha sculpture is on the same level as the top of the mountain, while his legs are touching the river flowing in the bottom of the mountain. The Leshan Giant Buddha (Dafo) sculpture is not the biggest sculpture in the world, but it is the Buddha sculpture and generally the largest pre-modern sculpture in the world.