Posts Tagged ‘Henan Travel’

Song Shan Shaolin Temple Travel

Song Shan Shaolin Temple Travel

Thursday, April 23, 2009 23:19

The central peak of China's five sacred Daoist peaks, Song Shan (Mount Song) soars 1,492 m high. Its sights can be best explored by staying at Dengfeng, at the foot of Taishi Shan, where numerous trails lead past temples ...

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Longmen Caves Travel

Longmen Caves Travel

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 22:49

This outstanding collection of religious statuary was started by the Buddhist Northern Wei rulers (386-534 AD) - creators of the Yungang Caves -- after they moved their capital from Datong to Luoyang. The ensuing Sui and Tang dynasties further ...

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Luoyang Travel

Luoyang Travel

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 22:03

Luoyang's industrial face conveys little of its impressive history. The city was the site of the ancient Zhao court, where the sage Laozi was keeper of the archives. It was also the site of China's first university in 29 BC, and was capital to 13 dynasties from Neolithic times till ...

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Anyang Travel

Anyang Travel

Monday, April 20, 2009 22:38

Archeological excavations have identified that Anyang in northern Henan was the site of Yin, the capital of the Shang Dynasty. In the late 19th century, peasants unearthed bones etched with ancient Chinese symbols, identified as "oracle bones" or bones ...

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Zhengzhou Travel

Zhengzhou Travel

Sunday, April 19, 2009 22:53

Henan's capital is used primarily as a stopover en route to Kaifeng, Luoyang, and the Shaolin Temple. The Shang City Walls to the east of city are all that remain of the city that existed here 3,000 years ago. ...

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Kaifeng Travel

Kaifeng Travel

Saturday, April 18, 2009 22:53

Kaifeng lies in the middle of Henan Province of China. South of the Yellow River, the ancient walled city of Kaifeng, the capital of seven dynasties, which reached its zenith as the capital of the Northern Sung (AD 960-1126). ...

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