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Luoyang city is located in the west of Henan Province in central China. Luoyang is famous for its brilliant culture and long history. It is one of the six famous ancient capitals of China. It covers an area of over 15,492 square kilometers, with a total population of 6.16 million, 1.4 million urban. Luoyang city proper covers an area of 544 square kilometers.

Luoyang occupies quite an important geographic location. It is in the middle reaches of the Yellow River and is encircled by mountains and plains. To its east and west are the Hu Lao Pass and Han Gu Pass which were essential domestic transportation junctions in ancient times. To its north, Mengjin County was an important ferry crossing of the Yellow River.

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Weather & Temperature
Luoyang lies in the temperate zone and has a continental climate. Spring is cold and dry. Summer in Luoyang is humid. Autumn has the most comfortable weather conditions and is the best time to visit. High season prices do apply however, and it is more crowded. Winter is cold and snow is common. Visitors can enjoy a great variety of beautiful peony flowers so April is also a good time to visit.

Travel in Luoyang
Luoyang was the capital during 13 dynasties: Xia, Shang, West Zhou, Eastern Zhou, Eastern Han, Wei, Western Jin, Northern Wei, Sui, Tang, Later Liang, Later Tang and Later Jin, spanning 1,529 years. Luoyang's importance in history means that it has significant influence in China's cultural heritage and has many historical sites.
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In and around Luoyang, visitors will find The White Horse Temple, it is the first Buddhist temple and is honored as the 'Cradle of Buddhism in China'. The Longmen Grottoes are one of China's three most precious treasure houses of stone sculptures and inscriptions. Shaolin Temple is the place of origin for Chinese Zen Buddhism and the cradle of Chinese Martial Art.

More Attractions
Landscapes in Luoyang hold the same attraction as the cultural sites. White Cloud Mountain, Funiu Mountain, Long Yu Wan National Forest Park, Ji Guan Limestone Cave and the Yellow River Xiaolangdi Scenic Area are all worth a visit. Additionally, Luoyang is particularly well known for its peonies. Every year in April, the flowers blossom and attract tourists from all over the world.

Transportation is well developed in Luoyang. Arriving and departing, whether by air, train or bus, and the convenient city buses and taxies can carry you around the city.

By Air - Luoyang Beijiao Airport (LYA) is one of the most important transportation facilities of the province. Located about 10 kilometers (about six miles) north of Luoyang City, Because of its advanced facilities and excellent services, the airport attracts many airline agencies to operate more than 20 flights to other large cities.

By Train - Luoyang has two main railway stations. Luoyang Railway Station is located on Dao Nan Road in the northern part of the city. Luoyang East Railway Station is situated on the Da Tong Road in Chanhe District. Trains operating along the Longhai and Jiaozhi Railways pass these two stations, extending to many other cities in China.

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