Travel Pictures Gallery.com - China - Leshan and Emeishan (Sichuan)
a series of travel images from China, Leshan and Emeishan. Leshan is a city south of Chengdu in Sichuan Province. Situated on the confluence of three rivers, Qingyi, Dadu and Min Rivers, it is famous for a huge Buddha image hewn out of a rock face on the riverside. Nearby Emeishan or Mount Emei is a holy place for Buddhists, it reaches 3099 mtrs and is visited by numbers of pilgrims every day. There are more than a hundred temples and monasteries on the mountain, It is a Unesco World Heritage site.