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Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang
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  • A World Cultural Heritage, a treasure of royal carving art of ancient China.
  • See the various grand figures of Buddha.
  • Learn the Buddhist culture from these statues and temples.
  • Book the tickets online here to save your time to queue up, especially in peak season.
Select Date and Tickets:
Entering Time
  • Adult: Height 140cm+
  • Admission Ticket
  • Child: Age 12+-18+
  • Admission Ticket
  • Free Ticket - Reservation:
  • Free Ticket
    children under 140cm and adults over 60 years old, also need to make a reservation.
Important Notice
1. Free of charge for children under 12 years old or below 140cm.
2. Free of charge for seniors over 60 years old.
How to Book and Use
1. Book & pay online, get email confirmation with QR code, show QR code on site.
2. Travelers in one order should enter the site together.
3. The ticket is only valid for the selected visiting date.
Opening Hours
Change & Cancellation
1. Free cancellation if sending emails 24 hours before the entry date.
2. After the ticket is issued, the service fee is non-refundable.
3. Partial cancellation is not accepted, tickets in one order have to be cancelled together.
4. If you would like to make change, please cancel and rebook.
What to Expect
Longmen Grottoes is one of the three best grottoes in China with value of carving art, history and Buddhism. It was built in 493 AD in Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534 AD), and was continually constructed for over 500 years until Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127 AD). Thus a 1-km grottoes gallery on banks of Yi River formed, consisting of over 2,300 caves, more than 100 thousands statues, and no less than 2,800 tablet inscriptions. Hurry to book the tickets to appreciate it!

Among these statues, the Vairocana Buddha Sculptures are the best-known. You can see the graceful Vairocana Buddha in the middle with a variety of statues in the surroundings, which are extraordinary. You will feel peaceful at the feet of this Buddha.
Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang
Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang
You can also see the most valuable Guyang Cave, Binyang Cave and Lotus Cave that were all built in Northern Wei Dynasty, especially the Binyang Cave. In Binyang Cave, you will be surprised at the middle cave, south cave, north cave and the four-storey reliefs describing Buddhist stories.
Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang
Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang
If you are fond of visiting the Buddhist temples, Fengxian Temple in the west and Xiangshan Temple in the east are a great choice. You can appreciate a group of vivid reliefs as well in Fengxian Temple. And Xiangshan Temple is a peaceful place to purify your mind even though there are a lot of visitors all the times.
Additional Info
No. 13, Middle Longmen Street, Luolong District, Luoyang
How to get to Longmen Grottoes?
Take the city bus 53, 60, 71, 81, 99, 167, v9 and get off at Longmen Grottoes Stop.

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