Luoyang may seem like any other ordinary small town in China, but if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and fascinating history that spans several dynasties.
Luoyang has a long history of peony planting. Dating back to Southern and Northern Dynasties (420-581), people began to grow peonies in Luoyang.
Jiuzhouchi gathers the essence of the architectural art of Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties gardens and is an outstanding example of ancient Chinese imperial gardens.
Boasting a history of more than 1,500 years, the Longmen grottoes represent the high point of Chinese stone carving.
Visitors can see Buddha halls with different styles of foreign countries at the Baima Temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in China.
At an attitude of 2,217 meters, Laojun Mountain is one of the three main peaks of Funiu Mountain, the branch range of the Qinling Mountains.