Chengdu Travel Guide

Chengdu Panda Base & Leshan Giant Buddha

  • No Junk Tours

    No Junk Tours

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    No Gimmicks

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Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda, also known as Panda Base, to see the pandas in the morning when they are normally very active. You will see lovely giant pandas eating and playing together, and be shown a 20-minute video to learn about giant panda research and breeding.

After a 2-hour drive, you will reach Leshan. The Giant Buddha is a statue of Maitreya in a sitting posture and was included by UNESCO on the list of the World Heritage sites in 1996. Measuring about 233-feet high, the Giant Buddha's symmetrical posture and expression have been beautifully captured in its solemn stillness. You may take a boat to have a holistic view of the Giant Buddha or walk into the park to visit at your own pace.