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Longmen Grottoes

Longmen Grottoes
around 12 km south of Luoyang
Luolong district
Luoyang, Henan province
+86 379 6598 0972
section of the Longmen Grottoes
View of The Longmen Grottoes

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Opening Hours Public Transportation Admission Fee
7 am - 7.50 pm (March 1 - October 31)
7.30 am - 6.50 pm (November 1 - February 28)
bus lines 81 or 53 from Luoyang 120 Yuan

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nearest airport/train station
Luoyang Beijiao Airport is the nearest airport and the nearest train station is the Luoyang Longmen Railway Station. The Luoyang Railway Station is farther away in downtown Luoyang

convenient Hotel(s)
The Dong Shan Hotel is within easy walking distance of the Longmen Grottoes. You can find and book it here along with many other hotels in Luoyang

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weblinks to pages with further information:

official English Website of the Longmen Grottoes
Wikipedia entry about the Longmen Grottoes
information at
UNESCO World Heritage website entry
Asian Historical Architecture website entry

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Humanities and Geography Luoyang - Part 6 - Longmen Grottoes

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