Established in the 1850s, San Francisco's Chinatown is the oldest Chinatown in North America. It is also the largest Chinese Community outside of Asia. It is one of the largest and most prominent centers of Chinese activity outside of China • photo: Brad Polzin (konjure) on Flickr
Leshan Giant Buddha It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.