Leshan

What is Leshan known for?


family history

, sculptors used hammer and chisel as the basic tools for carving stone. birth_date Family history Guo, originally named Guo Kaizhen, was born on November 10 or 16, in the small town of Shawan (Shawan District). Shawan is located on the Dadu River (Dadu River (China)) some 40 km southwest from


beauty

Three Gorges''' * '''Wuyou Temple''' thumb Wuyou Temple (File:烏尤寺內.jpg) *'''Beauty Peak National Forest Park'''(美女峰国家级森林公园) Beauty peak aka three asan, located in Leshan City, Sandy Bay area south of Emei Mountain, is a third peak,2027 meters above sea level, due to the shape of a beautiful woman supine, praised by Guo Moruo as" the sleeping beauty". Do * '''Browse the markets''' at ''wùyān jiē'' (婺嫣街) and ''xīngfā jiē'' (兴发街). * '''Haitang Park''' (海棠公园 ''hǎitáng gōngyuán


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. Food Falling into the Sichuan cuisine family, Leshan is noted for its food culture in that it has all the street food from its surrounding areas, which has made it the one-stop street food city. Typical specialties include: *Ma-La-Tang 麻辣烫 - Hot and spicy soup *Bo-Bo-Ji 钵钵鸡 - Bobo chicken *Shao-Kao 烧烤 - Street barbecue *Qian-Wei Bao-Bing 犍为薄饼 - Qianwei Pancakes *Dou-Fu-nao 豆腐脑 - Local Card Game A popular card game called ''Two, Seven, Ten'' (

points in the small suit if exposed; or they both gain three extra points for being concealed in a player's hand. If a player is forming a second set of ''kāi'' all cards (both concealed in their hands and exposed on the table) considered, they should not discard any cards for that particular turn or they will not be able to win the game. * '''Chī''' ( ) — A ''Chī'' is a meld of three suited tiles in sequence or any three cards of the same number. They do not carry any points unless

) — The pair, while not a meld (and thus cannot be declared or formed with a discard, except if completing the pair completes the hand), is the final component to the standard hand. It consists of any two identical cards. '''Gameplay''' — The game starts by a chosen player (if the first game) or the winner (of the previous game) drawing the first two cards. Each player then draws two cards until the lead has 20 cards in their hand and announces the end of the drawing phase by drawing one last card


great world

claimant to the world's oldest people title. She lived in Leshan. According to the ''Shanghai Great World Guinness Book of Records'' (unaffiliated with the similarly named ''Guinness World Records'' in London), Pinhua was proclaimed the world's oldest person in 2002. The claim disappeared for almost four years before resurfacing in April 2006, when it was claimed that Du celebrated her 120th birthday. Her age had not been internationally recognized. DATE OF DEATH 11 December


sweet

'') - 520 ''hǎitáng lù''(海棠路520号), Open 08:00-20:00. * '''Laoxiaoding''' is the tallest hill within Leshan's old city limits. Now it is a pleasant park with pavilions and tea houses. From Moruo Square take the road heading north to its end and then along the winding uphill path. The park gate will be to your right. Buy Eat Leshan is well-known for its bean-curd and sweet rice cake (洒琪玛 ''sǎqímǎ''). * '''Zhanggongqiao Jie''' - A fun and busy place to eat and drink at night. You Tang

ya - tasted, sweet duck Tou Fu Nao - Beancurd Tianpi Ya - Sweet skin duck Drink There are hundreds of '''teahouses''' in Leshan. The best are those '''outdoors'''; especially those along the banks of the ''Dadu'' and ''Min'' rivers and in Leshan's parks. All great places to play Majiang or Leshan's unique ''erqishi'' card game. * 杨家老宅茶馆 (''yángjiā lǎozhái cháguǎn'') - 52 ''gǔlóu jiē'' (鼓楼街52号). 0833-2115000. Open Monday to Sunday. An '''atmospheric''' teahouse set within a cluster


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subtropical climate (Köppen (Köppen climate classification) ''Cwa'') and is largely mild and humid. Winter is short, mild and dry, with a January average of . Rainfall is light in winter and can be heavy in summer, and more than 70% of the annual total occurs from


largest stone

carvings in Leshan, Sichuan, China. thumb 300px Buddha Leshan (File:Buddha Leshan01.jpg) In 1996, the Mount Emei Scenic Area, including the Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest stone-carved buddha in the world, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Mount Emei is located within the county-level city of Emeishan (Emeishan (city)), which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Leshan. The ancestral home of Chinese writer, academic and politician Guo Moruo

is preserved in the Shawan District of Leshan. Leshan -- Home of World's Largest Stone Buddha Statue Culture Dialect The Leshan dialect, part of the Southern linguistic system, is very different from the dialects of other cities in the province of Sichuan, which belong to the Northern system. Some researchers say the pronunciation of Leshan dialect represents an archaic form of Chinese pronunciation

Category:Populated places in Sichuan Category:Prefecture-level divisions of Sichuan Category:National Famous Historical and Cultural Cities in China Category:National Garden Cities in China Asia * Construction begins on the Leshan Giant Buddha near Leshan, Sichuan province, China. Upon its completion in 803, it will become the largest stone carved (stone carving) Buddha (Gautama Buddha) in the world. * Emperor Xuanzong of Tang starts


temple+beauty

Three Gorges''' * '''Wuyou Temple''' thumb Wuyou Temple (File:烏尤寺內.jpg) *'''Beauty Peak National Forest Park'''(美女峰国家级森林公园) Beauty peak aka three asan, located in Leshan City, Sandy Bay area south of Emei Mountain, is a third peak,2027 meters above sea level, due to the shape of a beautiful woman supine, praised by Guo Moruo as" the sleeping beauty". Do * '''Browse the markets''' at ''wùyān jiē'' (婺嫣街) and ''xīngfā jiē'' (兴发街). * '''Haitang Park''' (海棠公园 ''hǎitáng gōngyuán


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of old buildings and decorated with '''old photographs''' of Leshan and the Grand Buddha. * Sleep Budget *


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WikiPedia:Leshan

Leshan

'''Leshan''' ( from Chengdu. At the 2010 census, its population was 3,235,759 whom 662,814 lived in the built-up (''or metro'') area made of Shizhong district, as Wutongqiao and Jinkouhe districts are not conurbated yet.

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