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Emperor Carriage Museum

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Address: Wangcheng Square, Luoyang 471000, China
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08:00 - 22:00
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Very interesting museum if you love history

Located in the centre of Luoyang city, we walked to this site from our hotel which was around 20 minutes, or take bus 5, 36, 40, 41, 50, 52, 56, and 86 go there and the bus stop... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I had a really good guide for this so she made it really interesting. There's a lot history to it and the actual excavation I think is worthwhile.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Although a small private museum, it is really worth a visit although there is an entrance fee (unlike Luoyang other museums which are normally free). There are 26 remains of ancient carriages and its horses. The fact that the museum is half underground (as they did not excavate all remains but only uncover them) was a surprise and indeed very... More 

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melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Located in the centre of Luoyang city, we walked to this site from our hotel which was around 20 minutes, or take bus 5, 36, 40, 41, 50, 52, 56, and 86 go there and the bus stop to get off is Wangcheng Square. Entrance is 35 yuan, and this is a small museum, but well preserved. This sacrificial pit... More 

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a very small museum with the main point of interest being the relics of 6 horses pulling an emperors carriage. If you are really interested in history, then perhaps get a guide to explain it all for you, otherwise I don't think it is worth it. 1 hour is more than enough. Bus 101 runs West along Zhongzhou... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I didn't expect to see such a nicely presented dig site. This is one of the more important sites for Luoyang's history and the small information hall has bilingual if not multilingual descriptions.

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Thank Stacia R
Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a very small excavation, interesting with a little museum of artefacts. The staff are very nice and when we went it was very quiet, just before closing. If you are walking past pop in but unless you are particularly interested don't go out of your way.

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Thank Erin W
Beijing, Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

The museum is rather small. Still, we spent about an hour and a half there. Conducting some research before going will definitely enrich your experiences. After all, we are talking about East Zhou Dynasty, well over 2000 years ago. We followed a guide to hear the basic story of the museum. Then we went into great details of each section... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

This partially excavated grave site is rather like a very small version of parts of the famous Xian warrior pit. Its mainly the remnants of buried chariots and horses. well worth an hour

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is a small museum but its contents are exceptional with the remains of chariots and horses in very open pits so easy to take photos ,look for the dogs that are buried there too about 1 hour is enough I me , warning the public toilet at the museum is pretty disgusting and no paper try to avoid if... More 

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Thank Pauline C
Xi'an, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Quite central in Luoyang, this mausoleum is really worth the visit. It is very small, less than one hour would be enough. All the carriages are in a big central pit which is the main interest of this place. We could use more explanations in english though

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