Sanshan Islands, Wuxi

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The Sanshan Islands (literally three hill islands; (Chinese: 三山岛; pinyin: Sānshān dǎo)) are a group of three islands on Tai Hu lake in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. It was a noted bandit haunt with temples and tall Buddha statues, the Lingshan Buddha on the Ma Shan peninsula being 289 feet (88 metres) high.[1] The area is one of the Chinese National Geological Parks. 0


  1. ^ David Leffman. China. Eye Witness Travel Guides. DK Travel; Reprint edition. p. 216. ISBN 978-075666098-7. 

Coordinates: 31°01′N 120°01′E / 31.017°N 120.017°E / 31.017; 120.017