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Address: Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District | Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, 471000, Luoyang, Henan, Luoyang 471000, China
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Early Chinese Buddhist cave art is represented by well-preserved pagodas,...

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We visited Longmen Grottoes on a beautiful day in April, getting off the high speed train at Luoyang on the way to Beijing from Xi'an. We checked in our luggage at the station... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Longmen Grottoes on a beautiful day in April, getting off the high speed train at Luoyang on the way to Beijing from Xi'an. We checked in our luggage at the station, took a bus and spent several hours there before continuing our way to Beijing in the evening. The site is big and just amazing. It is not... More 

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Visited on Saturday 25 March Longmen grottoes had the wow factor for me Keep your head down climbing the yellow stairs that way you look up and see full view all at once BAM! I gasped! Easy by public bus (show picture of grottoes ) bus back is ridiculously overcrowded but all part of the fun.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I highly recommend visiting the Longmont Grottoes in the ancient capital city of Luoyang in Henan Province. There are thousands of statues carved out within the mountainside. It is a picturesque setting along the Yihe River.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Longmen Grottoes is a must visit if you are in the Henan province. Its absolutely breath taking. I had seen pictures of the place before my trip but in reality it is so much more stunning. Go in the morning so that you do not have to rush and can enjoy this attraction in a slow pace.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see and unfortunately a late start meant we arrived at the busiest time and so only saw a fraction of what was available. Well worth a visit and very busy when we went April 2016 as a part of Ross Garden Tours Australia. I loved that Chinese families were out in force making a real day of... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must to see. Make sure you have sunscreen and hat. As we were foreigners, the school groups all wanted to have our pictures taken with them. A lot of fun.

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the grottoes is pretty tiring, there are many stairs and on the day we visited (first of May) it was incredibly hot, so I wouldn't suggest it to elder travellers. But overall it was worth it, the grottoes are spectacular. Moreover, included in the grottoes ticket, you can visit a beautiful temple (with an incredible view on the grottoes)... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our visit to the Longmen Grottoes we wanted to catch a taxi back to the Highspeed Train Station but all the taxi waiting at the grottoes refused to use the meter. As tourist we do not want to argue but just felt annoyed by the way how they operate. Although there are public buses but their timing are not... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grottoes are a must see in China, so don't miss these. Entrancefee is 120 Yuan per Person and includes one postcard and the entrance to all temples and caves. Guides are available for a low price and recommended, because there is no information written in english.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views are amazing and you get a walk. Make sure you go up those inclined stairs towards the end no matter how tired or hot you may be, it's totally worth it when you get to the top. I'll just leave it at that 😉 you won't regret it.

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