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Luoyang: Ancient Capital

£7.99

Luoyang, China’s capital of 13 dynasties, studded with remnants from the Xia dynasty through the glories of the Han and the Tang. Many visitors are drawn here by the artistic treasures of the Longmen Grottoes but this ancient capital is the perfect place for visitors to embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of China.

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Format: 8.5 * 5.8/Colour/Pages: 158

Category: Non-fiction/Travel

ISBN: 978-988-14105-8-0

Luoyang, China’s capital of 13 dynasties, studded with remnants from the Xia dynasty through the glories of the Han and the Tang. Many visitors are drawn here by the artistic treasures of the Longmen Grottoes which are the sublime summit of Chinese rock sculpture. But beneath the dust of a modern city, Luoyang’s treasures are many: imperial tombs, buried palaces, and China’s earliest Buddhist temple. China’s ancient capital is the perfect place for visitors to embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of China.

Includes detailed guide to the Longmen Grottoes

  • Profiles of major grottoes
  • Sculpture and architecture
  • Buddhist iconography
  • Historical context

PLUS

  • Itineraries, maps and listings
  • In-depth Luoyang Museum guide
  • Includes outer counties

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