Luoyang is located in the west of Henan Province and the east section of the new Eurasian Continental Bridge. It is named after the north of Luohe River. It is a famous historical and cultural city and a key tourist city in China. With the extensive and profound Heluo culture, Luoyang has become one of the hot spots for overseas tourists to seek their roots and ancestors. After years of excavation and research by archaeologists, less than 30 kilometers on both sides of the Luohe River, from east to west, are the five imperial sites of Xia, Shang, Han, Wei, Sui, Tang and East, forming the world’s rare spectacle of “five metropolis converging in Luoyang”.
Luoyang now governs six districts, one city and eight counties, six districts are Jianxi District, Xigong District, old city, Chanhe District, Luolong District and Jili District, one city is Yanshi City, eight counties are Luanchuan County, Ruyang County, Song County, Yiyang County, Xin’an County, Luoning County, Mengjin County and Yichuan County, with a total area of 15208 square kilometers and an urban area of 544 square kilometers.
The types of tourism resources are complete and the quality is good
Luoyang has beautiful landscape, outstanding people, and a large number of cultural resources. There are rich and splendid cultural attractions, Temple Landscape, museums, imperial tombs and celebrity tombs, as well as beautiful landscape and characteristic parks. They are good places for eco-tourism, leisure and vacation.
Luoyang has many scenic spots with high resource endowment, such as the World Cultural Heritage Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple, Baima temple, Longyuwan National Forest Park, Yuntai Mountain National Forest Park, Baiyun Mountain National Forest Park and Longchi man nature reserve. The urban area is dominated by cultural landscape, while the natural scenery is mainly concentrated in the suburbs.
Traffic location conditions
Luoyang is located in the west of Henan Province, with convenient transportation. Luoyang Airport is located 10 kilometers northwest of the city, with complete facilities. There are many domestic routes from Luoyang to Guangzhou, Chengdu, Dalian, Beijing, etc.; Longhai railway runs across the city, from Xi’an to Xinjiang in the west, Zhengzhou, Kaifeng and Shandong in the East, Jiaozhi railway runs across the whole area in the north-south direction, Hubei and Xiangfan in the South; Lianhuo Expressway passes through Luoyang The highway from Luoyang to Tongguan through Sanmenxia has been completed. There are 207 and 310 National Highways passing through Luoyang. These two national highways and Longhai and Jiaozhi railway complement each other.
There are not only buses from the railway station to famous scenic spots, but also special tourist lines to Longmen Grottoes, Baima temple and other places. The city taxi ride is also very convenient and low cost; with the importance of tourism in Luoyang area, the traffic from the city to each suburban county is more convenient, and the accessibility of each scenic spot is constantly improved. Xin’an County is only 20 kilometers away from Luoyang City, Luanchuan County, the southwest of which is 156 kilometers away from the city, and it can be reached in two hours’ drive.
Source market conditions
With Luoyang as the center, you can reach every county and city in half an hour to two hours, Zhengzhou and Sanmenxia in two hours, Kaifeng in three hours, and other cities in the province, which provides a reliable tourist market for Luoyang. Luoyang is located at a moderate distance from Shanxi, Beijing, Hubei, Shandong and Shaanxi. It is known as the “thoroughfare of nine provinces” and has superior location conditions, which provides a potential tourist market outside Luoyang.
It receives millions of overseas tourists from Japan, South Korea, Southeast Europe and America every year