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With your green fingers make an easy but visible difference to the environment along your trip way
Luoyang, as one of the main cradle lands of Chinese civilizations, used to be the capital of 13 ancient dynasties. Longmen Grottos and White Horse Temple here quietly narrate the faded glories of the ancient Chinese dynasties.
- Air quality: ★★★★☆
- Foreigner-friendly degree: ★★★☆☆
- Public security degree: ★★★★☆
- Hygienic degree: ★★★☆☆
- Traffic jam degree: ★★★☆☆
- Internationalization level: ★★☆☆☆
- Consumption level: ★★★☆☆
- Language: Mandarin, Luoyang Patois
- Best traveling season: Apr. Sep. Oct. Nov.
- Tourist resources: landscape, historic relics
- Airport to downtown: 10 km
- Demographics: Han (98.8%), minority groups (1.2%)
- Key words: Longmen Grottos, peony, Luoyang Water Banquet, Buddhism temples, Luoyang Embroidery, ancient tomb museum.
Local Delicacies: Luoyang Water Banquet (Luoyang Shuixi洛阳水席), Croquettes (Jiaozha Wanzi焦炸丸子), Soybean Milk Noodle (Jiang Miantiao浆面条), Bufan Soup (Bufan Tang不翻汤), Paste Hot Soup (Hula Tang糊辣汤), Zhang's Roast Chicken (Zhangji Shaoji张记烧鸡), Yan's Mutton Soup (Yanjia Yangroutang阎家羊肉汤), Xin'an Steamed Dumpling (Xin'an Tangmianjiao新安烫面饺), Steamed Gurnet (Qingzhen Fangyu清蒸鲂鱼).
Local Specialities: Dukang Liquor (Dukana Jiu杜康酒), Mudan Bird's Nests (Mudan Yancai牡丹燕菜), Peony Cake (Mudanbing牡丹饼), Luoyang Three-colour-glazed ｛Tang｝ Ware (Luoyang Tangsancai洛阳唐三彩), White Horse Temple Crispy Finger Citron (Baimasi Foshousu白马寺佛手酥), Ruyang Plum Blossom Jade (Ruyang Meihuayu汝阳的梅花玉), Luoyang Spade (Luoyang Chan洛阳铲), Bian Embroidery(Bian Xiu汴绣), Luoyang Palace Lantern (Luoyang Gongdeng洛阳宫灯), Zhuxian Wood Engraving New-year Painting (Zhuxianzhen Muban Nianhua朱仙镇木版年画).
- 洛阳旅游服务中心 Luoyang Tourist Information Center