Luoyang Travel Guide


    Luoyang is a large city in Henan province in East China. Location is between Xian (385km) and Zhengzhou (124km). Luoyang was one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China and has many important historic sites. The urban population is about 1.5 million people.

    Luoyang Beijiao Airport has flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and some other cities. The airport is 13km from the city. Airport shuttle buses to the city drive not frequently: fare is 15 Yuan. A taxi is about 30 Yuan. Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport has more flights to/from other cities in China and is 124km from Luoyang.

    Luoyang Railway Station: at Dao Nan Road in North Luoyang
    Luoyang East Railway Station: at Da Tong Road in Chanhe District
    - Luoyang - Zhengzhou: trains dailey, journey takes 1h.21min - 3h.00min (124km)
    - Luoyang - Xian: trains dailey, journey takes 4h.25min - 7h.35min (385km)
    - Luoyang - Beijing: trains dailey, journey takes 7h.14min - 9h.59min (813km)
    - Luoyang - Shanghai: trains dailey, journey takes 13h.41min - 18h.36min (1122km)

    Luoyang Long Distance Bus Station is at the corner of Jingguyuan Lu and Daonan Lu opposite the railway station. Buses from Luoyang to Zhengzhou, Kaifeng, Sanmenxia, Shijiazhuang, Baoding and Beijing.

    - Longmen Grottoes: listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List
    - Shaolin Temple: famous martial arts monastery
    - White Horse Temple: Buddhism center 7km from Luoyang
    - Guanlin Temple: general Guan's Tomb, halls, temples, pavilions
    - Luoyang Museum
    - Museum of Ancient Tombs: at the Mang Hill in Luoyang
    - The National Peony Garden: famous big flowers (blossom in late spring)

    - Luoyang Dongshan Hotel: deluxe hotel located in Longmen Grottoes area
    - Peony Hotel: near Wangcheng Park, venue for the Peony Festival
    - Royal Hotel Mudu: 4.5 star hotel located in Luonan New Area
    - Jiudu Hotel: 2.5 star, 500 meters from Luoyang railway station
    - Luoyang Quanjude Hotel: 3 star hotel near Wangfujing Department Store and Carrefour supermarket

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    Luoyang longmen grottoes
    Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang
    (picture by Alex Kwok)

    Luoyang National New & High Tech Industry Development Zone is located in the southwest of Luoyang, 8 Km to the city. Official website is (in Chinese)
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