Chongqing travel guide - Baoding Mountain
Posted by ugfanfan on March 10th, 2015
Baoding (Treasure Peak) Mountain, fifteen kilometers northeast of Dazu Town, is well-known for its various of more than ten thousand magnificent sculptures. Those located in Dafowan are best preserved and most numerous. Dafowan is a U-shaped range of hills about fifteen to thirty meters high and some five hundred meters long. The statue carved on the eastern, southern and northern cliffsides of the valley are patterned in accordance with the terrain of the hills, resulting in natural and magnificent structure. Consisted of more than 15,000 stone sculptures in 19 groups of the Buddhist stories, the statues in this grotto look so marvelous that each of them is portrayed in different pose and with a different expression.
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