The world's largest Buddha statue, carved in the rock
• The world's largest Buddha statue, carved in the rock
Leshansky Giant Buddha is considered to be the world's largest stone statue of the god. It is a miracle in China. More specifically, near the town of Leshan, in Sichuan province.
The monumental structure was carved next to the place where three rivers intersect: minyan, Dadu and Qingyi. It happened in the seventh century AD, during the reign of the Tang Dynasty.
The statue still exists today and is not only a place of religious pilgrimage, but also a popular tourist destination.
Originally, the statue was supposed to protect travelers and locals from the weather. However, the destruction steadily. statue height exceeds 71 meters!