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Address: East Coast of Jialing River , Lizhou District, Guangyuan 628000, China
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08:30 - 18:30
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We were on a business trip and we finished a half a day early and our host wanted to do something special for us so they took us to visit the Thousand-Buddha Temple. Amazing piece... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2013
Kansas City, Missouri
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Bedford, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

the cliff is covered in statues and murals carved into the rock face. Done before modern tools is amazing and the boardwalk has great sites with the cliff on one side and the river on the other.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

If you are in this area this place is a must to visit. Even though the ticket is a bit expensive (50yuan full price, 25 student ticket), it's worth it, if you like historical places. Many statues have been destroyed (or stolen) during the times, but there are still many left and it's really beautiful. I think it's possible to... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

We were on a business trip and we finished a half a day early and our host wanted to do something special for us so they took us to visit the Thousand-Buddha Temple. Amazing piece of history that none of us knew existed. A very special treat for us from our Chinese hosts. This kind of action is what builds... More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2012

Never would have happened if there was cable tv back then! One is able to climb the cliff face with the assistance of a narrow carved stair and pathway on cliff face and a low handrail. It is awesome to get up close and see the detail. Much of the paint is still intact.

Thank helen m

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