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Private Tour: 2-Day Luoyang Highlights of Shaolin Temple

Private Tour: 2-Day Luoyang Highlights of Shaolin Temple - Luoyang, China

Duration: 2 days
Location: Luoyang, China

From USD
$135.00

Luoyang is located in the central plain of China, the important cradle of the Chinese civilization. As one of the six ancient capitals, the world famous attractions in Luoyang include Shaolin Temple, Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple and Luoyang Museum ... More info ›

Luoyang is located in the central plain of China, the important cradle of the Chinese civilization. As one of the six ancient capitals, the world famous attractions in Luoyang include Shaolin Temple, Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple and Luoyang Museum. The Shaolin Temple is famous for linking martial arts with Zen Buddhism and the Longmen Grottoes contains the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art from the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907) entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion. This private tour will take you to visit all the famous attractions in Luoyang in 2 days.

Day 1: Luoyang (Lunch)
Your tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Luoyang and pick you up to visit the White Horse Temple. Established by Emperor Mingdi in 68 AD, White Horse Temple is the first Buddhist temple in China and has earned the reputation of "No.1 Ancient Temple of China". Later on we will go to the famous Shaolin Temple that is known for Shaolin Kung Fu. You will have a chance to see the Kung Fu show performed by actual Shaolin monks. Shaolin Temple is famous not only as one of China's most important Buddhist temples but also as the center of Chinese Kung Fu. First constructed in 495, the temple was mainly designed to accommodate Batuo, a famous Indian monk, but now Shaolin Temple is reputed as the "Number One Temple under Heaven" listed as UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 2010 as part of the "Historic Monuments of Dengfeng". You can choose your preferable cuisine or restaurants for dinner at your own expense. Your guide can always provide restaurant recommendations. When the day is over, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Luoyang.
Overnight accommodation is not included.

Day 2: Luoyang (Lunch)
In the morning, a private car will drive you to visit the Longmen Grottoes, a treasure house of ancient stone-carving art with more than 100,000 stone statues varying from 2 cm to 17.14 meter high. It extends for approx. 1,094 yards along both banks of Yi River. The second stop is Luoyang Museum, a historical museum of China that houses over 1,700 cultural and historical relics in 5 showrooms that present 5 different social development periods in China including the Primitive Society, the Slavery Society, and the Feudal Society. After the tour is finished, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Luoyang.

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Anyang National Museum of Chinese Characters and Yin Xu UNESCO Heritage Site

Anyang National Museum of Chinese Characters and Yin Xu UNESCO Heritage Site - Anyang, China

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Anyang, China

From USD
$224.00

Henan Province can be considered the cradle of Chinese Language. This tour will show you Yin Xu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where the earliest known Chinese characters were discovered; and the National Museum of Chinese Characters at Anyang.

Meet your guide at your Anyang Hotel or Anyang Train Station to start the tour.
First we will visit Yin Xu, the last capital of China's Shang dynasty that existed through eight generations for 255 years, and through the reign of 12 kings ... More info ›

Henan Province can be considered the cradle of Chinese Language. This tour will show you Yin Xu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where the earliest known Chinese characters were discovered; and the National Museum of Chinese Characters at Anyang.

Meet your guide at your Anyang Hotel or Anyang Train Station to start the tour.
First we will visit Yin Xu, the last capital of China's Shang dynasty that existed through eight generations for 255 years, and through the reign of 12 kings. The ruins were rediscovered in 1899, and they are one of China's oldest and largest archeological sites also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
Yin Xu is the source of the archeological discovery of oracle bones and oracle bone scripts, which resulted in the recognition of the earliest known Chinese writing. Oracle bones are pieces of ox bones or turtle shells, which were used to pyromancy, a form of divination in ancient China, mainly during the late Shang Dynasty.

After this visit, the guide will show you a nice restaurant where you can have a traditional Chinese local cuisine lunch on your own expense. Following the lunch, you’ll be drive back to Anyang to visit the National Museum of Chinese Characters.
The National Museum of Chinese Characters aims to protect China's traditional cultural heritage with a magnificent building where visitors can see the evolution of Chinese characters since ancient times. It shows cultural relics including rubbed stone inscriptions, bronze vessels of the Shang (1600-1046 BC) and Zhou (1046-256 BC) Dynasties, Chinese seal engraving, ancient coins, writing bamboo and silk, and calligraphy work from different dynasties. You will also see models showing the process of paper-making and how the characters were printed onto paper in the past.
After this, you’ll be taken back to your hotel in Anyang or Anyang railway station, depending on how you are getting to your next destination.

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