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Address: Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000, China
Phone Number: 0379-5981342
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Description: Early Chinese Buddhist cave art is represented by well-preserved pagodas...
Early Chinese Buddhist cave art is represented by well-preserved pagodas, carvings and statues.
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We basically came to Luoyang just to see the Longmen Grottoes. We were not disappointed. Reminded me of the statues of Rameses in Luxor. The area Luoyang has more to see, we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We basically came to Luoyang just to see the Longmen Grottoes. We were not disappointed. Reminded me of the statues of Rameses in Luxor. The area Luoyang has more to see, we especially liked the old city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Beautiful and expansive. Didn't go for the night show but went as the sun was setting which added a bit to the scenery. Their is 2 sides to it, one being the Grottoes the other, a Buddhist temple across the river that gives a great overall view.

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Casablanca, Chile
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Must visit in Luoyang. There are buses from different parts of the city that stop at Longmen Grottoes. Don´t take a hotel tour, just take the bus and visit it. The only issue you would have is the language, since the bus drivers and locals do not speak English. Just tgrab a map and go!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Longmen Grottoes is situated in Luoyang, Henan Province. It was a day trip for us. We took a high speed train from Xi'an to Luoyang. It's about 1.5 hrs comfortable ride. From there, we had a guide that we booked a few days earlier in Xi'an to take us. It was an amazing experience to walk along the river bank... More 

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Shanghai, China
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

For lovers of art or history (much less art history) this place is phenomenal. A lot of the grottoes have been damaged, but there's still quite a left to see and the central cave is breathtaking. If you're visiting the Terra Cotta warriors in Xi'an, I'd highly recommend stopping here as well. If you're coming from the east you can... More 

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We loved Luoyang. One of those little cities, of around 2 million (?) that feels like a big country town in Australia. The people are extremely friendly, the food incredibly cheap, and all told, a beautiful place. Home to the Longmen Grottos.. We caught a bus out to the Grottos. Personally, I recommend not to visit the Temple nearby, We... More 

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Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We caught the fats train from Xi'an and had a guide drive us from the station to Longmen Grottoes and were very impressed! It was quite nice wandering around and saying "ooooh" and 'aaahhh" as we peeked into the caves! We then had our driver take us to the Shaolin temple, then back to the train station! A huge day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is not just art its a master piece that has been caved into the rock face, for me its well worth going there there's an overnight train from Beijing which was a fun experience

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

With a price tag of CNY120, it was certainly worth the money paid. This ticket covers 4 attractions inside the scenic area: Caves of the West hill, Caves of the East hill, Xiangshan Temple and Bai Juyi's Tomb. Upon arriving the Longmen grottoes scenic area, there is a pedestrian street that sells a lot of souvenirs and food. As Luoyang... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

They created huge amazing masterpieces in all provinces of China Longmen is beyond imagination.Kingdom of Buda.Also Temple of white horse is fine..

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