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Address: Wangcheng Square, Luoyang 471000, China
Phone Number: 0379-63912366
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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A mini Xian like excavation

This partially excavated grave site is rather like a very small version of parts of the famous Xian warrior pit. Its mainly the remnants of buried chariots and horses. well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This partially excavated grave site is rather like a very small version of parts of the famous Xian warrior pit. Its mainly the remnants of buried chariots and horses. well worth an hour

Thank 65Graham65
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small museum but its contents are exceptional with the remains of chariots and horses in very open pits so easy to take photos ,look for the dogs that are buried there too about 1 hour is enough I me , warning the public toilet at the museum is pretty disgusting and no paper try to avoid if... More 

Thank Pauline C
Xi'an, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Quite central in Luoyang, this mausoleum is really worth the visit. It is very small, less than one hour would be enough. All the carriages are in a big central pit which is the main interest of this place. We could use more explanations in english though

Thank CharlesVsWild
Somerset, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I go to this museum every time I'm in Luoyang. It is amazing how well preserved these horses, dog ( it takes a little to find it) and carages are. They also have other artifacts of the period and a small gift shop. They have done a nice job upgradeing the signs in English. You can do the tour in... More 

Thank GWtravel
Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The museum is built over the sacrificial pit area for the Emperors in Eastern Zhou Dynasty 770BC - 256 BC. So the site has been there for over 2000 years. Mind blowing to say the least. The pits predate the Terra Cotta warriors of Xi'an. In the pit you see various chariots driven by horses. The more horses the higher... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The best part of the Museum is the excavation site, it's such an interesting history of how everything was buried with the Emperor, the Chinese Government have done an amazing job of preparation work to show us what the remains looked like from all those years ago. Quite eerie to see horses lined up or side by side by their... More 

Thank champion13
Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

In the middle of Luoyang ,find accidentally in 2002,belong to 770-256 B.C. An Archaeological excavation site converted to a museum just under a large square in Luoyang's downtown. There are many chariots and horses and even two dogs skeleton.The skeleton of one of the dogs could be seen near the wall,means he or she was alive before burial. I highly... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

You will be surprised to see how the carriage was arranged and designed for the emperor thousand years ago. The remains were well preserved and you can even see the remains of their pet dog as well. It is an eye opener.

Thank Toidi Y
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The emperor Carriage museum is well worth visiting. The museum itself is not very special, but the real draw is the open excavation of the ancient tomb site. In ancient China Emperors were buried with everything they would need in the afterlife. An Emperor's horses would have been some of his most prized possessions. The tombs themselves have been moved,... More 

Thank tombillinge
Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

It's a little museum but interesting history since it is a different type of tomb compare to the Terra-cotta army. They use live horses for this one so you could see the horses remain etc.

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