Luoyang (洛阳; Luòyáng) is a city in Henan province.


Luoyang is situated along the northern side of the Luo River. The train station is located to the north of the town centre, and Jinguyuan Lu (金谷园路) goes from the station to Wangcheng Square. To the east is the Old Town and to the west the Wangcheng Park. Tourists come here primarily to see the Longmen Caves, The White Horse Temple and Guanlin Temple which all lie in proximity to the town, rather than the town itself.

Get in

By plane

Luoyang Airport (IATA: LYA) is located about 10 km north of the city center. Flights are available from Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

By train

There are two train stations in Luoyang: Luoyang Station (northern end of Jinguyuan Road) and Luoyang Longmen (south of Luoyang).

From Luoyang Station:

From Luoyang Longmen:

Buses that go to this station are: 28, 33, 49, 67, 71, 75, 76 (updated September 2011).

By bus

The bus station is across the plaza from train station, at the corner of Jinguyuan Road and Daonan Road.

Get around

Transportation inside the city of Luoyang is very convenient. There are two kinds of city buses which cost ¥1 or ¥1.5 per ride. The buses offer beautiful scenery all around the city. This is the convenient and affordable way to travel in Luoyang.

The taxi start price is ¥5 (includes 3 kilometers), + ¥1.5 per additional kilometer.


Longmen Grottoes





In Luoyang you can find a huge selection of restaurants, but there are not so many bars and clubs. If you want to drink baijiu (strong liquor based on rice) you should go to a restaurant, because clubs do not carry it.


There are five kinds of available rooms: Private Twin Room, Double Bed Room, Triple Room, Family Room, and Dorm. All of them equipped with air conditioners and the former four type rooms also enjoy its own bathroom and TV. For the Dorm, the hostel provide guests with public bathroom. ¥40-180.




Go next

Routes through Luoyang

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