Yunnan Taiji fishing village

Yunnan Taiji fishing village

Yunnan Taiji fishing village is some 165 kilometers west from Dali; “Taiji | 太極" is the Yin Yang symbol of Taoism; Because the river and mountain here naturally forms a Taoism symbol of Yin & Yang, therefore this village is name...

Ya-Kang high way

Ya-Kang high way

Following the completion of Luding-Da-Du-River Bridge, the Ya-Kang high way is officially being completed after 4 years hard work, it starts a new beginning of Garze Tibetan Prefecture. Previously, it took nearly 8 hours or more for the drive from Chengdu to Kangding,...

2018 Sichuan Garzi Mountain Tourism Festival

2018 Sichuan Garzi Mountain Tourism Festival

2018 Sichuan Garzi Mountain Tourism Festival will be held from June 14th to December 25th in Garze Tibetan Prefecture of Sichuan province; the programs include the opening ceremony that is held in Kangding on June 14th; June 13th - 14th the visit of China Tour...

2018 Chengdu Paris Direct Flight Schedule

2018 Chengdu Paris Direct Flight Schedule

Chengdu Paris Direct Flight 2018 Schedule has just been updated, it is operated by Air-China the flight is between Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The flight is CA 457 / 8 By Airbus A330 or A332. Three flights a week,...

Chengdu London New Direct Flight

Chengdu London New Direct Flight

Chengdu London New Direct Flight will be opened on July 3rd 2018 by Air-China; the flight is between Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and London Gatwick Airport, The flight schedule is CA423 / 4 By Airbus A330. Three flights a week,...

Zhangye Dafo Temple

by | Sep 11, 2018 | China Travel Blog | 0 comments

The Dafo Temple or Great Buddha Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple in Zhangye. It becomes well-known for its gigantic reclining Buddha statue. It has had several names over the centuries, including the “Kasyapa Buddha Temple” , the “Bojue Temple” , the “Hongren Temple” , and the “Reclining Buddha Temple” . The present name of “Dafo” means “Great Buddha”.

The temple’s huge statue is made of clay on a wooden frame and depicts the Gautama Buddha’s attainment of nirvana, with his ten disciples standing behind him. It is largely unaltered since the time of the Western Xia (1038–1227). With a length of some 35 metres which is thought to be the largest reclining clay Buddha statue in China

The hall that contains the Buddha is 48 metres long and 24 metres wide, with a height of 33 metres is one of the few wooden structures of its period which survives. It also has a Qing dynasty (1644–1911) mural which tells the story of Xuanzang and his followers,

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Yunnan Taiji fishing village

Yunnan Taiji fishing village

Yunnan Taiji fishing village is some 165 kilometers west from Dali; “Taiji | 太極" is the Yin Yang symbol of Taoism; Because the river and mountain here naturally forms a Taoism symbol of Yin & Yang, therefore this village is name...

Ya-Kang high way

Ya-Kang high way

Following the completion of Luding-Da-Du-River Bridge, the Ya-Kang high way is officially being completed after 4 years hard work, it starts a new beginning of Garze Tibetan Prefecture. Previously, it took nearly 8 hours or more for the drive from Chengdu to Kangding,...

2018 Sichuan Garzi Mountain Tourism Festival

2018 Sichuan Garzi Mountain Tourism Festival

2018 Sichuan Garzi Mountain Tourism Festival will be held from June 14th to December 25th in Garze Tibetan Prefecture of Sichuan province; the programs include the opening ceremony that is held in Kangding on June 14th; June 13th - 14th the visit of China Tour...

2018 Chengdu Paris Direct Flight Schedule

2018 Chengdu Paris Direct Flight Schedule

Chengdu Paris Direct Flight 2018 Schedule has just been updated, it is operated by Air-China the flight is between Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The flight is CA 457 / 8 By Airbus A330 or A332. Three flights a week,...

Chengdu London New Direct Flight

Chengdu London New Direct Flight

Chengdu London New Direct Flight will be opened on July 3rd 2018 by Air-China; the flight is between Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and London Gatwick Airport, The flight schedule is CA423 / 4 By Airbus A330. Three flights a week,...

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