Leshan lies in the southwest of the Sichuan Basin, anciently known as "Jiazhou". Crisscrossed by rivers like the Min, Dadu, and Qingyi, Leshan abounds with lush mountains including Leshan and Emei, earning the praise "Among the finest landscapes under heaven, Jiazhou's are supreme".

A true "mountain-water city" exemplifying Shu's splendor, Leshan boasts cascading waterfalls, forested peaks, and cultural gems. Visit the UNESCO-listed Grand Buddha, carved into a riverside cliff face. Hike through ethereal sea of clouds on Emei Mountain. Stroll cobbled ancient streets lined with teahouses. Leshan's magnificent natural scenery and rich historical legacy make it a captivating destination for travelers seeking Shu's remaining mysteries.

Best Travel Time

Best in Spring and Autumn

Suggested playing days

3 days

Local climate

Subtropical monsoon climate

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