Wednesday, December 29, 2010

(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday: Leshan Giant Buddha, Chengdu, China

This Buddha was carved between 713AD and 803AD.  It is 71 m tall, sits on the river bank, and is awesome!  For more info check out this site.

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14 comments:

Katnip Lounge said...

A friend of mine was there earlier this year...the Buddha is GINORMOUS! It's is amazing that it's so old.

Melissa B. said...

WOW...this is just amazing!

Grammy Mouse said...

Amazing! How cool for a fur-buddy to see this in real eyes! Looks like a climb up would be fun, but need extra ham or turkey for energy! ~Faythe~ GMT

d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

Amazing my friend, so cool!

steffani said...

wah just a rock statute what special it spirit might be on another dimention bleh stupid venus mars? journey to solar system we come from?

Barbara said...

Amazing!

Dishesdone said...

That is just amazing!

Caren Gittleman said...

Wow!

The Cat From Hell said...

Can you just imagine waking up along the river bank and seeing this!!! Too Awesome!!

catsynth said...

That is very impressive! I would like to see it some day. I like both the size and also the older textures.

Jacqueline said...

Very cool post!...We hope you all are having a lovely week, sweet friends...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

The Island Cats said...

Whoa! That Buddha is huge!!

Life Ramblings said...

how impressive. i'd love to see this in person someday.

~Covert_Operations'78~ said...

And I thought all there was to see in Chengdu were pandas!