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Address: Bank of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000, China
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Budda spirit lives carved in stone here

Budda spirit lives carved in stone here! So many stone buddas are here. Amazing! And so many visitors.. Choose a right day of a week to visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ponuponas
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Budda spirit lives carved in stone here! So many stone buddas are here. Amazing! And so many visitors.. Choose a right day of a week to visit

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Monterey Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I do love the scenery of Longmen mountain especially with the river gives you lovely breeze and the boat rides, but be careful once you on the boat ride, make sure that they go back to the Buddha statues or the mountain. The Buddhas in the caves are gorgeous especially the ones with lots of steps. Disabled people need attention... More 

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The Long Men grottoes are the main attraction in Luoyang and stretch on both sides of the river, although there are about 10 major ones on the main bank. Very impressive. Follow with a visit to the Luoyang museum. Warning: a lot of steps.

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ATHENS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

At a distance of about 25 kms from Luoyang, you come upon this place with a lake, a humble river and hills on both sides of water. Yoy definitely need an English speaking intepretor to explain to you all needful information (but please make sure that she talks not that quick her Chinese - english, so that you may absorb... More 

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Xi'an, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A beautiful day in Luoyang during the International Peony Festival. Take an English-speaking guide and walk/climb to see the grottoes and Buddhas, then walk across the bridge over the YI River to the ferry back down the river.

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Kolkata
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Nature, history, art all at the same place. You caneasily spend half to a full day here. It is better that you carry some food and water. However, if you are okay with local simple food, noodles etc. you will find a lot of choices.

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Norwalk, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This site is very impressive and sad at the same point. The cave or rock carvings are very impressive (shear size, detail, etc) but many of them have been desecrated which is very sad to see (some missing heads or altogether destroyed). Can get here by public bus (but it takes a while - avoid rush hour). His is easily... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The workmanship that was put into this is just amazing, And make the effort to go if your on a tour the bus will take you there, otherwise bus or taxi. I used the overnight train from Beijing to come to Luoyang and well worth the trip.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The Longmen Mountains and Grottoes is in Henan Province , China. It is about 12 km south of Luoyang City, facing the Yi River. It is listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site. There thousands of Buddha statues and His Deciples sculptured and chiseled in the grottoes of The Longmen Mountains. These statues range from as small as... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Well justified as one of the most impressive historical and famous Buddhist site in all china. You need a taxi or to join a tour to get here, but its not to be missed

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