We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
On the way to giant buddha

As you enter from North entrance, you will see sleeping Buddha. Not a great or exciting view but is... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Kalyan C
via mobile

When you visit the sandstone statue of the largest Buddha in the world the guides will tell you... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 25 reviews
All photos (17)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good24%
  • Average32%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible4%
Apr 30, 2018
“Definitely the highlight of my Leshan trip”
Feb 13, 2017
“On the way to giant buddha”
Periphery of Leshan Grand Buddha, Center District, Leshan 614000, China
Most Helpful Review
Reviewed 10 November 2013

If you have decided to go this route in visiting the leshan giant buddha you have to go thru the oriental buddhist theme park in order to get to the leshan giant buddha. The giant sleeping buddha is carved into the hillside and is immediately...More

1  Thank Hoben01
Reviews (25)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The Giant Lying Buddha is not that spectacular, but if you go into the cave, you will see the most amazing rock Buddha’s a must see!!

Thank Diana20130522
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

As you enter from North entrance, you will see sleeping Buddha. Not a great or exciting view but is interesting. I would not make a special trip to see sleeping Buddha but if you are entering from North entrance it is right at the river...More

Thank Kalyan C
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

When you visit the sandstone statue of the largest Buddha in the world the guides will tell you that the island on which Buddha is carved looks like a Buddha sleeping on his back. I will leave that bit to your imagination. The sitting Buddha...More

Thank Miles7000
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The giant sleeping Buddha is best viewed from the oriental Buddha capital. I couldn't see it from the boat and I cannot imagine being able to see it from any other place. The Buddha is lying on his side, his face starts from the left...More

Thank shenizm
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Actually Giant sleeping Budhha is nature made shape .. which can make you in awe ...But you can miss it , if you don't explore it.. Best view to expore this is from inside the lake

Thank Deepthots
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Some people see animals in cloud formations but you really need a big imagination. Even if you can tell yourself what it is it is not much of a tourist site. If you didn't see it when you were going to the giant Buddha and...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 23 June 2015

From a certain angle, the sleeping buddha can be seen. It is in a lying position. From left tomright you can see: the head, neck, chest, male organ and leg. It is also interesting to note that the Le Shan Giant Buddha is located at...More

Thank Xia0ye
Reviewed 11 October 2014

This is not statue nor stone craving of sleeping buddha. Just the outlook of few mountains , island linked together. one need to have a artistic imagination to "see" the sleeping shape of buddha. This is to view from the boat ride.

Thank vinerlies
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We took the bus from Chengdu (turn up at Xinnanmen Bus Station, buy a ticket get on the next available bus, free (i.e. grab the best seat you can) seating. 47 Yuan each). Once we got to Leshan, we took a minibus to Leshan Giant...More

Thank ASocial N
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I am sorry, but this was a great let down. Just about everything else in the Oriental Buddha Theme park is more interesting. The air pollution also does not help, as you really cannot see all that much. Utterly overrated

Thank DincerP
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Giant Sleeping Buddha staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines