"Living in Luoyang..." Top 5 Page for this destination Luoyang by ChuckG
Luoyang Travel Guide: 158 reviews and 521 photos
I spent 5 weeks in Luoyang summer of 2005 during two different visits. Went back in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011 for couple weeks or more than a month. Even though the city has more than 6 million people, I felt like home after a couple of weeks and knew my way around. The city inhabitants are extremely welcoming and I was surprised every day by the way people had interest in helping me (not taking advantage!) and make my stay a pleasant one. Don't be surprised if you spend weeks roaming around the city without seeing one non-Chinese !
The most popular attractions of Luoyang are:
1) The White Horse Temple
2) The Shaolin temple
See my separate "Shaolinsi"page
(I don't know why VT made these separate cities!?)
3) The Longmen Grottoes (world famous)
4) Wangsheng Park
5) Historic old town
I'll be adding more tips as time allows. The White horse temple is a must see !
First, check out the map i posted in the "Transportation tips"...the map is hard to find and can be very useful.
Some useful links on Luoyang:
1) Henan Tourist Bureau
(In english with lots of information)
2) Wangjianshuo Luoyang page
(Interesting tips and details on Luoyang)
- Pros:Shaolin Temple, Longmen Grottoes, Han Tombs, and much more
- Cons:Don't expect it to be touristy or Shanghai-like
- In a nutshell:Really worth the trip
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