Luoyang, located in central plain of China, is a cradle of the Chinese civilization. It is the capital of 13 Chinese dynasties which saw 105 emperors in its 1529 years of capital history.
There are many famous tourist attractions in Luoyang. Longmen Grottoes, located in the southern suburbs of the city, is the main attraction of Luoyang. You will find more than 2,000 Buddhist caves and over 100,000 Buddha statues carved since the Northern Wei Dynasty. Another important ancient site is the White Horse Temple (Bai Ma Si), the first Chinese temple in China built in the Eastern Han Dynasty. Besides, Luoyang is famous for its peony, Luoyang Peony Festival is held from every year April 10 to May 10 , when all kinds of peony flowers attract lots of tourists from both home and abroad.
The Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Chinese Zen Buddhism and Kungfu, is just 65 from Luoyang and 1.5 hour drive. Travelers often visit the Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes on the same day.
Into China Travel provides different Luoyang, choose your favorite tours below:
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