Located in the west of Henan Province in central China, Luoyang occupies quite an important geographic location. Thus, Luoyang was selected as the capital city by 13 dynasties starting from the Xia Dynasty (21st-16th century BC) in the 21st century BC.
Its long history endows Luoyang with a profound sense of culture. The city is the cradle of Chinese civilization where many Chinese legends happened... Follow our 6-part series "Luoyang" to explore more about the ancient history city...
Remains of the Old Luoyang >>
Former Site of the Eastern Han Academy| Former Site of Eastern Han Lingtai Terrace Former Site of Yongning Temple| Piyong Tablet
The Luoyang Peony is China´s traditional and well-known flower. It always represents elegance and poise. With various varieties and marvelous colors, the Luoyang Peony enjoys the honor of "King of the Flower Kingdom" and "Luoyang Peony Ranking the First under Heaven".
Mount Songshang is considered to be the central sacred mountain of China.
Since the beginning of recorded history, the Central Plains has been at the heart of Chinese civilization.
Have you ever been to Luoyang? Do you know any history about Luoyang? What does Luoyang most impress you? Or if you have any interesting stories that related with this ancient city? Then, please share with us your experience...
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