The Leshan massive Buddha (simplified chinese language: 乐山大佛; conventional chinese language: 樂山大佛; pinyin: Lèshān Dàfó) is a 71-metre (233 toes) tall stone statue, constructed between 713 and 803 (at some point of the Tang Dynasty), depicting Maitreya. it is carved out of a cliff face that lies on the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers inside the southern a part of Sichuan province in China, close to the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing underneath his feet. it is the biggest stone Buddha in the world and it’s far with the aid of a ways the tallest pre-modern statue within the international.
The Mount Emei Scenic region, including Leshan giant Buddha Scenic vicinity has been listed as a UNESCO international history website due to the fact 1996.