Located in the north of China's Sichuan Province, Jiuzhaigou has become a very popular tourist site. Jiuzhaigou Valley has a large number of lakes, waterfalls, and a rich variety of flora and fauna. In December of 1992 it was inscribed on World Heritage List by UNESCO.
Located where the Min, Qingyi, and Dadu River meet in Leshan, Sichuan Province, the Leshan Giant Buddha is a marvel of artistic ingenuity. In December, 1996, the location of the Buddha was included by UNESCO on the list of the World Heritage sites.
The Xiling Snow Mountain, towering in Dayi County about 90 kilometers from Chengdu, ranges 484.8 square kilometers in area. The mounatin is a national scenic area known for its virgin forest and alpine landscape.