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Half day private tour to longmen grottoes and Xiangshan temple in Luoyang provided by Zhengzhou Museum

Half day private tour to longmen grottoes and Xiangshan temple in Luoyang

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Today our guide will meet you in the Luoyang city hotel lobby and you may choose depart in the morning or afternoon as per your own wish, but you have only one choice for the half day tour. The Longmen grottoes were built at around the year 493 when Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty moved the capital to Luoyang and were continuously built for 400 years until the Northern Song Dynasty. In November 2000, it was listed as World Culture Heritage by UNESCO. There are 2345 grottoes, 2800 tablets, 70 pagodas and over 100000 statues carved, then you will visit Xiangshan temple which is in front of Longmen grottoes, it was built in 516 AD our femeal emperor used to pay in this temple and the famous Poet Baijuyi used to donate this temple who wrote many famous poem in China. Many Locals also come here to pray for good luck to their family.
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    Longmen Grottoes
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Meet guide in the morning or afternoon then start tour to The Longmen grottoes, it was built around the year 493 when Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty moved the capital to Luoyang and were continuously built for 400 years until the Northern Song Dynasty. In November 2000, it was listed as World Culture Heritage by UNESCO. There are 2345 grottoes, 2800 tablets, 70 pagodas and over 100000 statues carved, then you will visit Xiangshan temple which is in front of Longmen grottoes, it was built in 516 AD our femeal emperor used to pay in this temple and the famous Poet Baijuyi used to donate this temple who wrote many famous poem in China. Many Locals also come here pray for good luck for their family. After tour guide will help you to find a taxi and you will back to hotel on own.
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Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • One way private transfer
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to Longmen Grottoes and Xiangshan temple
  • Round way battery car in Longmen grottoes
  • 2 Bottles of water p.p
  • Entry/Admission - Longmen Grottoes
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Return way to hotel
  • Tips
  • Accommodation
  • Dinner
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Debjyoti D wrote a review Sep 2019
Mumbai, India40 contributions17 helpful votes
This was one of the most breathtaking sites of Buddhist art I have ever visited. Being from India, I am no stranger to Buddhist art. But nothing compares to the majestic site of the rock cut Longmen Grottoes. I travelled from Zhengzhou, which is farther off Luoyang and it toook
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Responded 10 Sep 2019
Tks a lot for your support
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  • Duration: 4h
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