Henan province is situated in the north-eastern part of China and has the third largest population of any province totalling 94 million. Its name literally means south of the river, referring to its proximity to the Yellow River. Major cities in Henan include Zhengzhou, Anyang, Kaifeng, and Luoyang. Many of China’s ancient dynasties ruled from the Henan province, hence it has been called the cradle of Chinese civilization.
Henan province is situated in the northeastern part of China and has the largest population of any province totaling 106 million (2013 data). Its name literally means south of the […]
The Longmen Grottoes is located in the south of Luoyang City. Longmen Grottoes, Yungang Caves and Mogao Caves are regarded as the three most famous treasure houses of stone inscriptions […]
The White Horse Temple (Baima Si) in Luoyang, Henan Province, was the first Buddhist temple in China, established by Emperor Mingdi in the year 68 AD. It is also renowned […]
Shaolin Temple (Shaolin Si) is famous for Chinese Kung Fu or Martial Arts and the Zen Buddhism wide-spread in East Asia. The Shaolin temple has many legends and mysteries surround […]