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:
Fire 119
Police 110
Ambulance 120
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

 Post Office
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.

 Credit Card
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

 Drug Store
Zhongjing Pharmacy
Location: Xiyuan Road, opposite to the Peony Garden (about 700 meters away from the Luoyang Peony Hotel)
Kangda Pharmacy
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
China Mobile
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
China Unicom
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
Peony Festival
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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- Last updated on Jun. 13, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Luoyang Travel Tips
Asked by Joep de Kraker from NETHERLANDS | Jun. 17, 2015 04:35Reply
The Maternal and Child Care Hospital Luoyang
What are the contact details please of this hospital? I hope I got the name right. It is at least a hospital specifically for this kind of health care.
Answers (1)
Answered by William from NEW ZEALAND | Jun. 18, 2015 03:51

Yes, the name of the hospital is right.
The official contact information is 0379-63258363. But I'm not sure whether they have English service or not.
Asked by Judith from GERMANY | Apr. 09, 2014 23:55Reply
When is the best time to see the wonderful peonies in blossom in Luoyang?
Answers (1)
Answered by Tina from SINGAPORE | Apr. 10, 2014 03:15

Hi, Judith.
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.
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