Luoyang Travel Tips

Climate and Weather

Luoyang has a windy and dry spring, rainy and hot summer, sunny autumn and snowy winter.

The best time for traveling to Luoyang is April and in autumn. There is the Peony Festival and Ferry Festival in April, while in autumn there is a Double Ninth Festival when the chrysanthemum is blossoming.

Local Festivals and Folk Custom

Greeting the New Year
On the New Year day, local people together with the tourists from near and far will come to White Horse Temple to attend the celebration. The monk will hit the bronze bell for 108 times, which is a lucky message.

This celebration is held in White Horse Temple, on the eve of the New Year or on the New Year Day.

Peony Festival
Peony is not only the City Flower of Luoyang, but also one of the candidates of National Flower of China. On the arrival of the April, the peony will blossom in full. This festival is a longstanding festival, on which people, from near and far, will get together to enjoy the blossoming peony.

The Peony Festival in Luoyang is held from April 15th to 25th in Wangcheng Park, Xiyuan Park and Peony Park.

Waterfall View
Three Gorges of Yellow River is a natural place where the waterfalls are formed. The landscapes on the steep cliff and zigzagging river together with the waterfalls are as splendid and gorgeous as that of Yangtze River.

At the midmonth of June, people from Luoyang will come here to enjoy the coolness and refreshingness the waterfalls bring.

Other Odds and Ends

Useful Number
Phone Dialing Code: 0379
Post Code: 471000
Emergency Call
Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Weather Forecast: 121
Consumers' Complaint: 12315
Railway Information: 0379-63925857
Tourism Consultation: 0379-64313824
CAAC Ticket Center: 0379-63935301
Location: No.196 Daobei Road, Luoyang, Henan, 471000, China

Money Exchange
Location: No.14 Xigong District (Luoyang Xigong Branch of Bank of China)
Tel: 86-379-63219 9658

Henan University of Science and Technology
Location: No. 48, Xiyuan Road, Luoyang, Henan Province
Tel: 0379-64231434

Luoyang Normal University
Location: No. 71, Longmen Road, Luoyang, Henan Province
Tel: 0379-65515004

Other Tips
1. It is not that easy to tell apart from the genuine and sham pottery, thus don’t covet the cheap one or you may lose. 
2. You can bargain with the vendors when shopping, especially those sell the tourists souvenirs and folk costumes, but never do that in supermarket.
3. Never believe in the strangers who recommend any service or commodities to you.



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