Luoyang is located in the western part of Henan Provicne, the south bank of the Yellow River, Central of China.Luoyang served as the capital for 13 dynasties over 1,500 years in ancient times.Luoyang was a world-renowned metropolitan area and the eastern start of silk road during the Sui & Tang Dynasties.Supplies were firstly gathered in Luoyang and then transported to different places across the world, a number of goods were also sent abroad along the silk road.History has left its mark on Luoyang, and there are a few very important historical sites here: Shaolin Temple, the home to kung fu, and inspiration for the popular film Kung Fu Panda, and the Longmen Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Facts of Luoyang
Location: west of Henan Province
Area: 15,208 sq km (3,757,979 acreages)
City flower: peony
Population: about 6,417,000
Area Code: 0379
Postal code: 471000
What to see in Luoyang?
Luoyang has rich historical and cultural sites. The Longmen Grottoes are one of China's three most precious treasure houses of stone sculptures and inscriptions. The White Horse Temple is the first Buddhist temple and is honored as the "Cradle of Buddhism in China". Mt. Mangshan is where ancient tombs of emperors, nobles and literates in the past dynasties collected. The Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum is the world's first example of the kind and presents thousands of treasures discovered in the tombs. Shaolin Temple is the place of origin for Chinese Zen Buddhism and the cradle of Chinese Martial Art. Landscapes in Luoyang hold the same attraction as the cultural sites. White Cloud Mountain, Funiu Mountain, Long Yu Wan National Forest Park, Ji Guan Limestone Cave and the Yellow River Xiaolangdi Scenic Area...More
|Longmen Grottoes||Shaolin Temple||White Horse Temple|
|Guanlin Temple||Luoyang Museum||Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum|
|Luoyang Peony Garden||Xiaolangdi hydropower station||Longtan Grand Canyon|
Luoyang has four seasons, with an average temperature of 59°F (15°C). Summers are hot, long and rainy, and summer clothing is appropriate until about September. The best time to visit is April, both for the weather and Luoyang's famous Peony Festival. Alternatively, October is also very pleasant, as summer becomes fall...More
As one of the popular tourist cities in China,Luoyang is accessible by plane, train and long distance bus.There is an excellent public transport system in Luoyang City. Beijiao Airport has many domestic flights to many large cities in other provinces. With two railway stations and Longhai Railway (an important east-west rail trunk) passing through, trains are readily available to reach the city. Longmen Railway Station makes sightseeing convenient. Special tourist buses near the Railway Station stretch to nearby cities and scenic spots...More
As one of the world "four Al-Quds (Jerusalem, Mecca, Luoyang, Athens)", Luoyang is one of the only in China that was named as "God is" the city, capital of China's earliest Most dynasties, the oldest capital city. It was released one of the the first batch of one of the historical and cultural cities by the State Council of China.And it is also the best tourist cities in China and "Chinese brands moving world city.