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Leshan Giant Buddha
Leshan Giant Buddha is located at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rive in the southern part of Sichuan province, China, and was built during the Tang Dynasty. It is carved out of a cliff face. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rive flowing below his feet. It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. The...