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Luoyang, China

Luoyang (洛阳; Luòyáng) is a city in Henan province.
[edit] Understand
[edit] Get in
[edit] By Plane

Luoyang Airport (IATA: LYA) is located over 10 km north of the city center. Flights are available to Beijing and Shanghai.
[edit] By Train

Location - at the northern end of Jinguyuan Lu

* Beijing - takes about 11 hours
* Guangzhou - takes about 24 hours
* Shanghai - takes about 17 hours
* Wuhan - takes about 08 hours
* Xian - takes about 5-6 hours

[edit] By Bus

Location - across plaza from train station , corner Jinguyuan Lu and Daonan Lu

* Anyang - takes about 4 hours
* Guangzhou - takes about 27 hours
* Jinan - takes about 9 hours
* Kaifeng - takes about 4 hours
* Taiyuan - takes about 8 hours
* Xian - takes about 4 hours
* Zhengzhou - takes about 2 hours

[edit] Get around
[edit] See

* Ancient Han Tombs Museum - fascinating museum with reconstructed and unearthed tomns from the Western Han dynasty to the Northern Song dynasty
* Baima Si (White Horse Temple) - first officially sanctioned Buddhist temple
* Guanlin - temple commemorating Guan Yu, great warrior of the Kingdom of Wu time period
* Longmen Shiku (Dragon Gate Grottoes) - on the banks of the river Yi and considered to be one of the the great sculptural treasure sites in China and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
* Luoyang Museum - very well done museum
* Wangcheng Gongyuan - site of the Luoyang Peony Festival in April, something not to be missed

[edit] Do

* Luoyang has a long, beautiful ancient store street with fully functioning stores, a lot like Pingyao, another incredible visit

permalink written by  garisti on May 1, 2008 from Luoyang, China
from the travel blog: Viaje por Asia
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