Lingyun Mountain (Lingyun Shan) has been being the holy land of the Buddhist, Confucian and Daoist culture since the East Han Dynasty (25-220). The magnificent temples, palaces, altars built in different times for the propagating the Buddhist, Confucian and Daoist culture are reserved well forming a spectacular scene. The splendid Sanqing Hall with many 5-meter-tall golden statuses of the immortals, the sleeping-Buddha-like mountains and the grotto with spectacular but exquisite carvings make Lingyun Mountain more mysterious and attractive.
On the hill here is a relatively new temple complex affording excellent views of Dafo himself and containing hundreds of statues. There is an Oriental Buddha park (dongfang fodu) here which contains over 3000 Buddhist statues and a 170m long reclining Buddha- among the largest in the world. The Mahaoya Tomb Mausoleum (Mahaoyamu bowuguan) is also located on the mountain. This is a Han dynasty building containing tombs and other burial artifacts from the Han dynasty.
The spectacular, odd, precipitous and peaceful landscapes in the 562-meter-high Lingyun Mountain are waiting for your expedition.
Opening Hours: 8:30 -- 17:00
Ticket Price: 30 CNY
Location: Gaoping Zone, Nanchong City, Sichuan
Transportation: Shuttle bus from the city center and boat from Leshan can bring you here directly.