Longmen GrottoesCurrently Open
The Longmen Grottes are located on the Yi riverbank, in the south of Luoyang city. The site is of great value in the world sculpture history and has been listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. There are about 2,100 grottoes and niches, over 1,00,000 Buddhist images and statues, over 40 crematory urns and around 3,600 inscribed stone tablets. It is considered to be one of the three most important treasure houses of stone inscriptions in China. The Longmen Grottoes exhibit an extensive collection of art, music, religion, calligraphy, medicine and architecture. Highlights and must sees include:
- Qianxi Temple
- Fengxian Temple
- Wanfo Cave
- Guyang Cave
- Binyang Cave
- Lotus Cave
- Baihuyi’s Tomb
- Letian Hall
Longmen Grottoes Travel Tips
- Ticket sales for the Night tour stops after 9:00pm.
Longmen Grottoes Hours
- Night Tour : (April 1st – October 10th )– 6:30 - 10:00pm
How to Reach Longmen Grottoes
- By Bus : Bus no. 81, 53, and 60
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59.49% of people who visit Luoyang include Longmen Grottoes in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
62.5% of people start their Longmen Grottoes visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Longmen Grottoes
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Longmen Grottoes