21 Jun '13, 4am

52 travel getaways within six hour of Singapore #sghaze #escape

33 See the largest Buddha statue in the world in Leshan, China Carved into the side of a cliff, the construction of the 71m-high Leshan Giant Buddha – which depicts the bodhisattva, Maitreya – was led by a monk named Haitong in the 8th century with hopes that it would calm the turbulent waters of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi Rivers below. It still stands as one of the tallest pre-historic Buddha statues today, with an effective drainage system built into its body, which is completely hidden from the outside view but still works now. The statue was allegedly once sheltered by a 13-storey gold-plated structure until the Mongols destroyed it during the wars in the 1300s; while it’s no longer protected against the elements, UNESCO has declared it as a National Heritage Site since 1996, so at least it won’t be bulldozed away for road fill like the 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramids...

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