Han-Wei Imperial City

The Han-Wei Imperial City

Luoyang Ancient City of Han-Wei Dynasty is located 15 kilometres to the east of Luoyang City. In first year of Western Zhou Dynasty, Zhougong established city here, named it Chengzhou City. Dynasties of Eastern Han, Wei (Cao) of three kingdoms, Western Jin, Northern Wei etc. established capitals here in succession. For Eastern Han and Wei these two dynasties last for longer time, so it had been called Han-Wei Luoyang Ancient City in history. The site of ancient City present as an irregular rectangle.

The south city wall was destroyed by floods of Luo River, the extant city walls are three, there opened 12 city gates, connecting with streets inside the city, 24 avenues extend in all directions Within the city, there are buildings of imperial city, imperial palace, government office, gardens and animal breeding centers etc.

The main buildings include south palace and north palace. According to historic record, the Deming hall of north palace could contain ten thousand peoples, enough to know its large scale.

There are etiquette buildings of Mingtang (ancestor temple for son of heaven), Biyong (place for airing the rite and morality) and Lingtai (vast platform for horoscope and divining good or ill luck) at south of city, the Baima Temple in the city west. Now it is a national cultural heritage under special protection.

Location: 15 kilometers away from Luoyang City
Entrance Fee: Free
Opening Hours: 8:00-19:00(summer), 8:00-18:00(winter)
Transportation: Take but heading to Yanshi City or Mengjing County.

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