Luxury Luoyang Tours
As the earliest-built ancient capital in Chinese history, Luoyang has gone through many dynasties that other ancient capitals can’t compare to. As one of China’s outstanding tourist cities and a renowned city, it is home to a wealth of world cultural heritages, including the Longmen Grottoes.
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Luoyang, known as the ancient capital of 13 dynasties, has a time-honored history of over 1500 years. It is hailed as one of the four greatest ancient cities in China for it is the earliest capital city involving the largest number of dynasties. It is thought to be the cradle of Taoism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism.Learm More Customize a Similar Tour
Henan is the cradle of Chinese civilization. Over the past 5000 years more than 200 emperors in over 20 dynasties have chosen to build their capital cities there. It was used to serve as a political, economic and cultural center of ancient China, which spanned over 3000 years.Learm More Customize a Similar Tour
Mount Song (which means lofty mountain), located in western Henan Province, is known as one of the five greatest mountains in China. Consisting of Shaoshi Mountain and Taishi Mountain, it covers 450 square kilometers and stretches over 60 kilometers. Its highest peak, Liantian Peak, rises 1512 meters above sea level.Learm More Customize a Similar Tour
Introduction to Luoyang
As the earliest-built ancient capital in Chinese history, Luoyang has gone through many dynasties that other ancient capitals can’t compare to. As one of China’s outstanding tourist cities and a renowned city, it is home to a wealth of world cultural heritages, including the Longmen Grottoes. Luoyang has many places of historic and cultural significance. Among them, the Longmen Grottoes are one of China’s three largest-scale grottoes; White Horse Temple is the first government-sponsored Buddhist temple in China and Luoyang Ancient Tomb Museum houses the world’s largest ancient tomb complex.
Grottoes Art in Luoyang
Luoyang is known as one of China’s three largest-scale grottoes, the other two known as Mogao Grottoes of Dunhuang and Yungang Grottoes of Datong. It was placed in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in November 2000.
Shopping Tips in Luoyang
Luoyang is rich in local specialties and handcrafts. It’s convenient for you to go shopping as most of the shopping malls gather in certain areas. The famed trio-colored glazed pottery from the Tang Dynasty has a history of hundreds of years. The Luoyang embroideries has a history of over 2,000 years which are the local traditional handcrafts. Also, there are peonies, Plum Blossom Jade and Yellow River carps, etc.
Cuisine in Luoyang
Luoyang cuisine has a profound significance historically. There, you can enjoy not only the high-class Yan dishes that are known as the royal court dishes, but also the specially cooked carps that are quite popular among the local people. Also, you can taste Bufan (refers to two fried flour-made slices) soup and the delicious roasted chicken in the Restaurant of Zhangji.
The Best Time for Traveling to Luoyang
The climate in Luoyang has obvious seasonal changes. It is dry and windy in the spring, hot and rainy in the summer, sunny with long duration of sunshine in autumn and cold with few snows or and rains in the winter. The annual average temperature is 14.8℃.
Luxury Hotels in Luoyang
Christian's Hotel in Luoyang
Located in the central business district of Luoyang, Christian’s Hotel is the first business hotel featuring the simplicity of Luoyang. It was once awarded the first prize of Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar Design Competition. Each floor of the hotel has its own unique theme, including, Bali Island Impression-sauntering in the clouds, European Classic Impression-enjoying a Roman holiday, Chinese Impression-appreciating the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty, and the Charm of Geometry-exploring the myth of circles, to name just a few.