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Longmen Grottoes

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, 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 days ago

If you are in the area, this is defenitly worth visiting. The highspeed railstation is nearby, 15 minute ride with a taxi so if yoy are tarvelling from Beijing to Xián, it's easy to make a stopover. Take your time, allow at least 2 hours...More

Thank zimof1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The grottoes with thousands and thousands of finely carved buddhas and other deities are a must-see when visiting Luoyang. The bus ride from town Centre only costs a few yuan, and the bus will drop you off very close to the entrance st it's last...More

Thank Chiara N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Longmen grotto is an amazing site. My family enjoyed the visit. We were amazed with the 100, 000 of statues that carved from 1 inch to 17m height along the stones. Not only that, the view of the river and bridge is so beautiful. After...More

Thank Wenylorac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best spot to visit in Luoyang and it’s simply a masterpiece. It could be cold in winter so bring warm clothes. English Guide is also available if you need one and it’s not expensive. Wonderful memory.

Thank memoryoftime
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quite an unusual site, and one that is not so well known. We took an electric bus from the car park to the site, and then walked along the river, visiting so many caves from teeny tiny ones to huge caverns, all...More

1  Thank Soozee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Luoyang for a stopover between xian and shanghai to see a less touristy city on china. We had planned to go to the Shao Lin temple, but were advised it was 1.5 hours or more each way from our hotel, and none...More

Thank Jayandmaryann1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main attraction of Luoyang. If you go in the summer be sure to bring lots of water and shorts that allow you to climb lots of stairs. Ronny Fang.

Thank Ronny36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Longmen Grottoes in the afternoon after visiting the Guanlin temple. We took the electric car from the ticket center to the entrance of the Grottoes and it's a short walk to the first carvings from the entrance. The carvings are amazing and there...More

1  Thank Yi072016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the 4 most famous grottoes (though not the best) and quite an easy walk due to not much climbing.

Thank cutiedoggy13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is certainly worth the visit. It is really amazing to see so many Buddha statues in caves. To really appreciate the Grottoes, I would suggest doing some reading on the history (the northern Wei, second Zhou and Tang dynasties). The view across the river...More

Thank Jwpgoh
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29 December 2017|
Response from Yi072016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we did not get a guide as we prefer to take a leisurely stroll and take our time admire and take pictures of the carvings. In all I think there were at least 10 over caves and we overheard some of the guides... More
23 August 2017|
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Response from Harold T | Reviewed this property |
Since you are travelling with a 4 year old, I think it's more convenient to have a guide who will also drive you safely to all the places you want to visit. 1,000 RMB is too much and can be done for less. Just ask my former... More
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Response from WonderWorldinUK | Reviewed this property |
Jan, I think it may be possible but I cannot be sure. The battery operated cars took people from the quiet side of the valley to the bus station so nothing to stop them to go the opposite way (not sure they are flexible... More