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Leshan Giant Buddha area (by Peter2222)

Bridge in the mist, Leshan, China. Leshan is a prefecture-level city located at the confluence of the Dadu and Min rivers in Sichuan Province.

A bridge near the Leshan Giant Buddha Statues Grottoes in Sichuan province, China

A very typical Chinese bridge! A bridge near the Leshan Giant Buddha Statues Grottoes in Sichuan province, China

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Leshan Giant Buddha -largest carved stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since China.

Big Buddha Ngong Ping, Outlying Island, Hong Kong, China

Big Buddha Ngong Ping, Outlying Islands, Hong Kong China - amazing :) miss this place.

Leshan Giant Buddha area, Sichuan,China

Leshan Giant Buddha area, Sichuan,China* Arielle Gabriel writes about miracles and travel in The Goddess of Mercy & The Dept of Miracles also free China toys and paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel *

Lijiang, China

Lanterns of Lijiang, China. The old town of Lijiang has a ancient network of streams and canals. It is said that this network was built in such a way that water can reach every family and every street in the town.

Steep Stairs | Bhutan

The most dangerous hike in the world: Hiking Mt. Huashan in China . a steep trail of great heights (& the 90 degree staircases). South Peak altitude = feet meters) in Huashan, China.

Cliff Trail - China

Halfway point of southern part of the Illusion Scenic Area Walk on the Huang Shan/Yellow Mountain Stairs // photo by Paul Bird, 2009

Canton Orchid garden, Guangzhou, China  (via  TrekEarth). Join the SOYK project, our secret boards & take/launch your first geocaching challenge. See the board Somewhere Only You Know

Canton Orchid garden, Guangzhou, China (via TrekEarth). Join the SOYK project, our secret boards take/launch your first geocaching challenge.

Steps to Nowhere (Japan)

Temple Entry, Japan photo via amy. Hard to believe the same nation that perpetuated the rape of Nanking and the Bataan Death March, also gives us rock gardens and some of the most beautiful and tranquil places on earth.

Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Built in 1617 (Edo period), in dedication to Tokugawa Ieyasu as the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate:

A spectacular Shinto Shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate who died in The richly decorated gate is called "higurashi-no-mon," meaning that one could look at it until sundown

Chongqing - Wulong Karst, China (three natural bridges park)

The temple building at Wulong Natural Rock Bridges, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chongqing Municipality, China