Located on the central plain of China, Luoyang is fairly celebrated as the cradle of Chinese civilization and one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.
As the capital of 13 dynasties until the Northern Song dynasty moved its capital to Kaifeng in the 10th century, Luoyang is a true ancient dynastic city. Today it’s hard to imagine that Luoyang was once the centre of the Chinese universe, the Eastern Capital of the great Tang Dynasty and home to over 1300 Buddhist temples.
Along with its outstanding fame as a renowned historical city, Luoyang nowadays has become an important industrial center and transportation hub with a population of around 6.5 million. While having glimpse of antiquated city of long history, you will enjoy the modern and cozy life here as well.
What’s more, Luoyang is well-known as a tourism city. It attracts people all around world with its fabulous sites, such as Longmen Grottoes, Shaolin Temple, White Horse Temple, Guanlin Temple and so on.