China's Ancient Capital

Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang

The Longmen Grottoes are the longest cumulative grottoes in history, the most representative of which is the Fengxian Temple. When we stand in front of the Buddha and gaze at it, we can  imagine the prosperity of the Tang Dynasty. The Longmen Grottoes are not only full of exquisite cave statues, but also show the beauty of art through literature, music, humanities and many other forms.

Historic Monuments of Dengfeng

“The Centre of Heaven and Earth” in Zhengzhou

The Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth” constructed over the course of nine dynasties including Han, Wei, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing vividly illustrate the architectural styles in Central China over the past 2,000 years. They embody ancient China’s buildings for ritual, religion, science & technology and education, and truly reflect the views of ancient Chinese people on the universe and the aesthetics.

Millennium City Park in Kaifeng

The Millennium City Park is a grand theme park with the history and culture of the Song Dynasty, which completely reproduces the famous picture of Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival. A thousand years ago, Zhang Zeduan moved the reality to the painting, and a thousand years later, Kaifeng people moved it from the painting to the reality.

Yuhe in Song Dynasty in Kaifeng

Yuhe in Song Dynasty in Kaifeng absorbs and draws on the merits of well-known domestic water systems, ties together Kaifeng’s past, present and future, showcasing Kaifeng’s glorious and splendid history and culture, and recreates the splendor of the capital of Song Dynasty with Song Dynasty folk culture as its theme.

Sui Tang Dynasties Luoyang City

National Heritage Park in Luoyang

With high historical, scientific and artistic values, the City Ruins of Luoyang from Sui to Tang Dynasties is a relatively well-preserved large-scale ruins of an ancient city in the dynasties of Sui (581-618) and Tang (618-907).


Shaped like an overturned funnel and surrounded by ink bricks, the Observatory is one of the world’s most famous astronomical science buildings, reflecting the outstanding achievements of ancient Chinese scientists in astronomy.

Yingtian Gate in Luoyang

Yingtian gate is a huge architectural complex in the shape of a “gate”.  The east-west width of the city gate is over 120 meters, with a height of 120 feet, creating a vast scene in imitation of Tang-style architecture.

Longting Park in Kaifeng

Longting Park is surrounded by water on three side, with beautiful scenery that combines the grandeur of northern palaces  and the delicate beauty of a southern garden. When you climb up to Longting and lean against the green stone railing, you can  overlook the scenery of the ancient city from a distance.

Kaifeng Prefecture

Kaifeng Prefecture was the office of officials in the capital city of the Northern Song Dynasty. In terms of architectural forms, Kaifeng Prefecture is well laid out, dignified and elegant, with high roof ridges and fine painting, reflecting the architectural style of the Song Dynasty everywhere.