Luoyang Travel Reviews

Feb 6, 2010 06:55

With passion to admire the ancient capital of nine dynasties of thousands of years, I came to Luoyang in the warm spring breeze last year. Walking towards south along Shangchang Road, there were many pseudo-classic buildings with flying eagle paintings standing on both sides of the road. When I arrived ... Details

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Oct 4, 2007 08:11

She gazes down from her height more than ten times taller than a normal human, her gaze keeps sentinel on water funneling through this narrow passage, the Dragon’s Gate, bedrock of theYellow River basin: birthplace of Chinese civilization. Her physical size parleys a metaphor for her metaphysical ... Details

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Sep 17, 2007 21:53

Under normal circumstances nobody wants to find themselves between a rock and a hard place. But about 2,300 years ago an ancient art form developed and began spreading East, putting artisans, craftsmen, monks and politicians in exactly that position.

And they liked it.

For the past ... Details

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Sep 26, 2006 07:09


I travel to China for business and took 2 days to see the sights in Luoyang. It is highly recommended.

The Longmen Grottos has the most amazing statues of Buddah carved into the limestone cliffs. There are literally tens of thousands ranging from 2 cm to 17 meters in height. ... Details

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Dec 22, 2005 08:12

I was in Luoyang for all the wrong reasons.

Luoyang is supposed to attract visitors on several main counts. It’s one of China’s earliest capital cities, and was probably, at the time, the most civilised place in the world. It’s home to an impressive collection of Buddhist cave ... Details

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Nov 19, 2005 05:11

Cultural Tour to The Three Gorges

The scenery was spectacular.
I bought a couple of books about the Gorge and the Dam project so have spent this morning reading about where I have been and learning all about this amazing river that I have now seen.
The start was by expressway through ... Details

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