The Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spots, a national 5A-Class scenic spot, is located in the beautiful Mashan of Wuxi, with Mt. Linshan at its north and Taihu at its south. Combining the long lasting Buddhist culture and the gorgeous natural scene, it is the most complete and only theme scenic spot of Buddhist cultural in China that focuses on the achievements of Sakyamuni. After 21 years of development and construction, it has become a famous Buddhist cultural tourist attraction in China and abroad, receiving more than 3 million visitors from all over the world every year.
The grand park exhibits picturesque and extensive contents, with the inheritance of history and today’s characteristics, forming a unique tourist cultural landscape in which traditional culture and modern art, Buddhist culture and scientific and technological civilization blend together. The 88 m tall Sakyamuni Buddha bronze statue "Grand Buddha", the millennium ancient temple "Xiangfu Temple", the large-scale dynamic music group sculpture “Nine Dragons Bathing Shakyamuni", the World Buddhist Forum site "Brahma Palace", the “Five-Mudra Mandala” showing the artistic essence of Tibetan Buddhism, shining together with other excellent Buddhist cultural scenery, forming a complete and orderly, independent and closely related landscape group of Buddhist culture.
The 88 m tall “Grand Buddha” seats on the shore of Taihu, engulfing the beauty of the mountains and lake, showing the charm of traditional culture of East Buddhism, is the iconic landscape of the Wuxi Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot. Its completion helped establish the perfect pattern of “Five Buddhas in Five Directions” of China.
The Nine Dragons Bathing Shakyamuni scenic spot is the first large-scale dynamic music group sculpture in China. It dynamically reproduces the sacred and grand scene when Buddha Sakyamuni was born described in Buddhist classics. Its splendid innovation and breathtaking scene just draw every spectator in.
Brahma Palace has majestic buildings and solemn and harmonious layout. It combines traditional cultural elements with distinctive characteristics of modern times, and integrates the World Buddhist Forum Site, art palace and tourist wonders in one place. In the palace, every step is eye broadening, every sight is spectacular and every scene is breathtaking.
The “Five-Mudra Mandala”, which opened in October 2011, is another premium tourist project after the Brahma Palace. The “Five-Mudra Mandala” is a collection of Tibetan art decoration. It combines dozens of traditional Tibetan architectural techniques such as colored painting, murals, wood carvings and Thang-ga, and elaborately displays the unique art of the mandala. The essence of Tibetan Buddhist culture and art is reproduced and refined here.
Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot, a characteristic cultural park integrating ancient eastern culture into modern civilization, blending profound Buddhist culture into landscape construction. It brings people not only the magnificence of the landscape, the edification of culture, but also the purification of the soul and the perception of a long-standing culture...