Pick up from your hotel or train station in Luoyang. Have one day excursion tour to the Shaolin Temple. Shaolin Temple is located in the Songshan Mountains, 80 km south-east of Luoyang.
Shaolin Temple was established in 495AD by Emperor Xiaowen in Beiwei Dynasty for the purpose of housing the famous Indian monk, Batuo, who came to Luoyang, the ancient capital for spreading Buddhism at that period.
Emperor Xiaowen was a dedicated believer of Buddhism so he decided to construct the temple at the foot of the Songshan Mountains to welcome Batuo, who translated many Buddhist documents and had several hundred followers there capital from Datong to Luoyang at the end of the 5th century.
Now Shaolin Temple is reputed as the Number One Temple under Heaven which was listed as UNESCO’s World Cultural & Natural Heritage List in 2010 as part of the “Historic Monuments of Dengfeng. Outside the temple and move on to the next big attraction – Pagoda Forest, a graveyard for the monks through the ages.
The Kung Fu Show is performed by the professinal performance team from Shaolin Tagou Kung Fu School. Shaolin Kung fu is the most influential martial arts schools in China. In the less than half performance, you will see “Shaolin Boxing” and “Shaolin Stick” typical of Shaolin Kungfu. End of service, transferred back to Luoyang.
No 103, Yabaoli, Chaoyang Distirct, Beijing, China
Mon - Sun 9.00 - 20.00
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