Topographic map showing the Yangtze River flowing from Chongqing (bottom left) through the ridge-like detachment folds of the eastern Sichuan Basin (left) and the Three Gorges (top right)
Haze forming within the Sichuan Basin, with the Daxue Mountains to the west
Evergreen broadleaf forests on Mount Emei
Stone arch bridge in Leshan
Map showing the Sichuan Basin (bottom left) independent of the ancient Chinese Zhou Dynasty prior to annexation by the Qin during the Warring States Period
Leshan Giant Buddha
The 2000-year-old Dujiangyan irrigation project
Leshan from the Dadu River
The densely populated Sichuan Basin (centre) stands out relative to the more sparsely populated surrounding mountainous regions
Night view
Laziji, a dish in Sichuanese cuisine
Buddhist temple
The Sidu River Bridge carries Expressway G50 from Central China across the Wu Mountains and into the Sichuan Basin
The Leshan Giant Buddha
Map of the Yangtze River drainage basin with the Sichuan Basin in the centre
Buddhist Monk in Leshan
Map showing the second Shu State in the Sichuan Basin during the Three Kingdoms period
Lingbao Pagoda
Sichuanese dialects are spoken in the Sichuan Basin and surrounding areas
The 4th century BC Shu Roads connected Sichuan Basin with the Yellow River valley (Shaanxi)
Sichuan Basin in relation to Southeast Asia and the eastern part of South Asia, with the Tea Horse Road routes highlighted in red

Leshan is located on the southwestern fringe of the Sichuan Basin in southern Sichuan, about 120 km from Chengdu.

- Leshan

The Dadu River enters from the west and joins the Min at Leshan.

- Sichuan Basin
Topographic map showing the Yangtze River flowing from Chongqing (bottom left) through the ridge-like detachment folds of the eastern Sichuan Basin (left) and the Three Gorges (top right)

4 related topics

Alpha

The archaeological site of Jinsha is a major discovery in Chengdu in 2001.

Chengdu

Sub-provincial city which serves as the capital of the Chinese province of Sichuan.

Sub-provincial city which serves as the capital of the Chinese province of Sichuan.

The archaeological site of Jinsha is a major discovery in Chengdu in 2001.
The Dujiangyan Irrigation System built in 256 BC still functions today.
Huangchengba in 1911
An all-airwar was fought over Chengdu between the Chinese Air Force and the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy air forces; an I-16 fighter shown here at the Datangshan Aviation Museum
40th Bombardment Group Boeing B-29-5-BW Superfortress 42-6281 "20th Century Unlimited" at Hsinching Airfield (A-1), China, advanced China Base of the 40th Bomb Group after completion of a raid on Anshan, Manchuria. Mission No. 4, 29 July 1944
People's Liberation Army troops entered Chengdu on 27 December 1949
Map including Chengdu (labeled as CH'ENG-TU (walled) 成都) (AMS, 1958)
Map including Chengdu (labeled as CH'ENG-TU)
Jinli historical district of Chengdu
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chengdu
Sichuan Opera
Teahouse in Chengdu
Mahjong
Pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
Wuhou Shrine
Jinsha gold mask
The Golden Sun Bird
Sanxingdui bronze head
Wenshu Monastery
Qingyang Taoist Temple
Starbucks at the Kuanzhai Alleys
Jinli Street at night
Jinli Street
Huanglongxi Historic Town
Dr. Sun Yat-sen Square at Chunxi Road
Map of Chengdu showing infrastructures and land use, made by the CIA in 1989. Note that city mostly ends at what is today's second ring road.
Chunxi Road
Taikoo Li and IFS at the city centre
Terminal 2, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Chengdu Tianfu International Airport
Chengdu Metro Network
Botanical Garden Station
Chengdu BRT
Sichuan University
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Chengdu Fenghuangshan Sports Park professional football stadium
Chengdu Dong'an Lake Sports Park Stadium
Hongzhaobi, South Renmin Road, Chengdu
South Renmin Road, Chengdu
IFS, Hongxing Road, Chengdu
Hotel Waldorf Astoria in Chengdu
Nijia Qiao, South Renmin Road, Chengdu
Jin River, Shangri-la Hotel Chengdu
City Centre of Jinjiang District
Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li, Chengdu
Sino-Ocean Taikoo-Li, Chengdu
Financial City, Chengdu
Yanlord Landmark, Hongzhaobi Crossroads, Chengdu
Anshun Bridge and Jinjiang River
Daci Temple Taikoo Li
Chengdu Global Center
Arabica at Kuanzhai Alleys

Chengdu is located at the western edge of the Sichuan Basin and sits on the Chengdu Plain; the dominating terrain is plains.

Xinnanmen (新南门: Daocheng, Emei Shan, Jiǔzhàigōu, Kangding, Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Ya'an and Leshan

Wanfoding

Mount Emei

3099 m mountain in Sichuan Province, China, and is the highest of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China.

3099 m mountain in Sichuan Province, China, and is the highest of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China.

Wanfoding
A temple at the Golden Summit
Massive statue of Samantabhadra at the summit of Mount Emei
Baoguosi, a Buddhist temple
Buddhist temple at Mount Emei
Wooden bridgewalk over the Crystal Stream, western slopes
Macaque indigenous to the region
Sunrise over Mount Emei
Sunrise over a sea of clouds at Mount Emei
Guangfu pavilion, with summit visible in background
Elephant statues on the steps leading to the statue of Samantabhadra
alt=mount emei travel guide|Monkeys of Mount Emei
Mount Emei and Exiu Lake
Mount Emei and Exiu Lake

Mount Emei sits at the western rim of the Sichuan Basin.

Administratively, Mount Emei is located near the county-level city of the same name (Emeishan City), which is in turn part of the prefecture-level city of Leshan.

Map of the Min River drainage basin

Min River (Sichuan)

About the river in Sichuan.

About the river in Sichuan.

Map of the Min River drainage basin

The river passes through the Longmen Mountains and enters the plains of the Sichuan Basin near Dujiangyan.

The Giant Buddha of Leshan is built into the stone banks of the Min river.

Dadu River

Major river located primarily in Sichuan province, southwestern China.

Major river located primarily in Sichuan province, southwestern China.

The Dadu River in Hanyuan
Luding bridge

The Dadu flows from the eastern Tibetan Plateau into the Sichuan Basin where it joins with the Min River, a tributary of the Yangtze River.

The Dadu River originates, in name, in Danba and ends in Leshan where it meets the Min River.