Luoyang Travel Tips
Luoyang Basic Facts:
Location: west of Henan Province
Area: 15,208 sq km (3,757,979 acreages)
City flower: peony
Population: about 6,417,000
Area Code: 0379
Postal code: 471000
Emergency and Useful Numbers:
Time Inquiring: 117
Weather Inquiring: 121
Telephone Number Inquiring: 114
Express Mail Inquiring: 185
Civil Aviation Information Inquiring: 2580
Railway Information Inquiring: 2585
Consumer complaint 12315
Tourist complaint 0379-64310882
Tourism Information Inquiring: 0379-64313824
Train Tickets Booking: 0371-95105105
Luoyang Post Office: No.216, Middle Zhong Zhou Road, Xi Gong District
Bank of China:
No.439, Middle Zhong Zhou Road, Xi Gong District
ATM of Bank of China:
No.450, East Zhong Zhou Road
No.39, Xi Yuan Road
No.116, Jing Hua Road
No.32, Middle Tang Gong Road
All of these banks provide the currency exchanging service.
Visa and Master credit card are widely accepted at these hotels, large shopping centers and restaurants in the city. Most ATMs distributed in downtown area do support Visa and Master card.
The First People's Hospital of Luoyang (famous for ophthalmology)
Location: No.88, East Zhong Zhou Road
Luoyang Central Hospital (Some departments have relationships with Russian hospitals)
Location: No.288, Middle Zhong Zhou Road
Luoyang Dental Hospital:
Location: No.518, East Zhong Zhou Road
Luoyang No.1 Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Location: No.7, Jiudu Road
Church of Tianguang (Christianity)
Location: On the south end of Ronglin Road, Jianxi, District
Tele: 0379-4218273 471003
Catholic Church (the only one catholic church in Luoyang)
Location: No68, Zili South Road, Old City District
Location: Xiyuan Road, opposite to the Peony Garden (about 700 meters away from the Luoyang Peony Hotel)
Location: No. 203, Nanchang Road, Jianxi District (near Luoyang Hotel)
Xinhua Book Market
Location: Zhongzhou Middle Road, Xigong District (near Luoyang Central Department)
Many western style restaurants such as Mcdonald and many cafes such as Dio Coffee and Starbucks provide WIFI. Xinduhui Shopping Mall is covered with free WIFI.
Clean public toilets are can be found easily along the roads, while the toilets in the governments’ buildings are open to the civil people without any charge.
Chinese Cellular Phone Recharging Site
GSM Site: On the second floor of Blue Sky Square, on the east side of Wangcheng Square of Eastern Zhou.
High-tech Zone Site: 2, Sanshan Road, in High-tech Zone
Chanhe Site: 11, Zhongzhou East Road, Chanhe District (near Chanhe Bridge)
Heyang Site: 384, Heyang Road, Jili District (near Jili Square)
Zhengzhou Site: 3, Zhengzhou Road, Jianxi District (in the post office on Zhengzhou Road)
Activities and Events
Time: April 15 ~ May 8
Location: Wangcheng Garden, Xiyuan Garden and Peony Garden
Luohe River Tourism Festival
Time: September 27 ~ October, 27
Main Activities: food festival, fancy stones exhibition, special local products trading and so on.
Welcome of the New Year Ceremony
Time: December 31 ~ The first day of the New Year
Location: White Horse Temple
Main Activities: tolling the bell for 108 times to welcome a new year
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The official contact information is 0379-63258363. But I'm not sure whether they have English service or not.
From April 4 to May 5 is the period for seeing the peonies in blossom.
It is suggested to go there around April 15 to April 21. During this time, you can enjoy the wonderful flowers and avoid the crowded people.