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Longmen Grottoes

Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District | Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, 471000, Luoyang, Henan, Luoyang 471000, China
0379-5981342
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Early Chinese Buddhist cave art is represented by well-preserved pagodas, carvings and statues.
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Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District | Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, 471000, Luoyang, Henan, Luoyang 471000, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Assuming your a solo traveller and not part of a group, starting from Luoyang. Luoyang is still basically laid out in the ancient Chinese style of a rigid grid pattern. Because the river runs through it there are some distortions. To get to the grottos...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a long walk in history with wonderful statues sculptured in a mesmerizing envionment....take your time to soak in this historic place

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a day trip from Xian via high speed train. A guide was pre-arranged and so he picked us up from train station. The Grottoes is only 10mins drive away from the train station. The area where the Grottoes are is very pretty. The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the grottoes on a day trip from Xi'an, very easy to do by train. It takes about 1h30 to get there. Beautiful sightseeing along the river, where you can admire the carving of buddhist statues done more than 1500 years ago. Follow the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place to be visited. Really nice and historical caves. Closer to Luoyang city. You can travel from Xi’an by high speed train.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Beautiful caves at the bank of Yihe River. Guide is required to enjoy all the caves. We were part of tour package. We reached by battery car to the location. At no of places you have to climb. For return we took boat due to...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Absolutely fascinating place along a pretty river. Tourist services are well developed. Be prepared for lots of stairs, crowds, but truly worth the trip

Thank dridr
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area this place is a must. Go early in the morning to beat the crowds and you will not be disappointed. One of the most impressive places I’ve visited in China. Also be prepared for lots of steps

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing UNESCO heritage listed site. We had an English speaking guide which I think is essential. Lots of stairs. Very interesting! Recommend and you need a couple of hours at least here. Don’t go if it’s hot as you’ll die.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

This is one of the best Chinese ancient sights. It's so autentic, built 1500 years ago and recounting a time story about what was going on around, how the dynasties and religion directions has been changing, untill today's protection. I'm impressed how many objects and...More

Thank Danielvyjel
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Paul P
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Response from Soozee | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are peony stones (peony jade).
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3 May 2018|
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Response from trav4go2 | Reviewed this property |
Got to agree with Kuodo C. Don't think would get to enjoy the detail and workmanship if looking late in the day, and other than the larger carvings I didn't see any lighting. If your schedule could be re-arranged I would... More
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whiteraven888
1 April 2018|
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Response from kuodoc | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we stayed in Luoyang. But I supposed it is alright to do a day trip from Zhengzhou. Highspeed train from Zhengzhou is only around 2hrs. You can take a bus or cab from Longmen Luoyang train station when you arrived. You... More
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