About Luoyang: Luoyang is one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization. This place is home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Longmen Grottoes and the Buddhist White Horse Temple, which, according to tradition, was the first Buddhist temple established in China. There is also the beautiful Luoyang Peony Garden. If you want to explore Luoyang's mysterious history and culture, you can go to the Longmen Grottoes. These are one of China's four great Buddhist grottoes. Pay respects to the statue of the Vairocana Buddha which was carved to resemble Empress Wu Zetian—China's first and only female emperor. Afterwards, go to White Horse Temple where you can see the Yuan Dynasty-era lacquered statues and precious monuments. The Luoyang Ruins of Sui and Tang Dynasty site has scenes from Empress Wu Zetian's life, including both political and religious aspects. If you really enjoy going to museums, Luoyang has a number of excellent ones including the Tianzi Jialiu Museum, the Luoyang Museum, and the Luoyang Ancient Art Museum. Once night falls, consider strolling through the bustling streets of old Luoyang.