Luopu Park, Luoyang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

luopu Park, luoyang

Luopu Park (洛浦公园), stretching along the Luo River for 16 kilometers, spans both banks of the river and runs through five districts of Luoyang, with a total area of nearly 12 million square meters. It integrates river embankments, terraces, beaches, and waterways, combining landscaping, architectural features, scenic views, and cultural elements into a grand open park. The park boasts nearly 200 species and over 300,000 trees, as well as over 200,000 shrubs and more than 20,000 peonies of over 300 varieties, creating a lush greenery covering an area of over 2.3 million square meters. This layout forms the scenic areas on the north bank, south bank, and the river channel. The extensive green spaces blend naturally with the broad water surface, presenting a picturesque ecological landscape with clear blue waters, lush green trees, and vibrant flowers.

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Basic Information

Estimated Length of Tour1 – 2 hours
Ticket PriceFree
Opening Hours24 hours a day throughout the year
Telephone Number0086-0379-63238855

Location and Transportation

Luopu Park spans along both banks of the Luo River, traversing through the urban area. It stretches for a total length of 16 kilometers. The iconic eastern gate of the park is located south of the Dingding Interchange Bridge in the Xigong District of Luoyang City. To get there, you can tkae bus 33, 52, 53, 55, 57, 58, 61, 65, 69, 76, 78, 81, or 93, and get off at China National Flower Garden Stop (中国国花园站).

Highlights of Luopu Park

North Bank Area

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From two kilometers west of Xiyuan Bridge to the mouth of Dongduan Chan River, a total of 14 kilometers, Luopu Park has developed a series of green spaces, green belts, sloped green spaces, and green isolation belts. Additionally, it features a flood control road measuring 8.5 meters wide, flood protection walls spanning 12 kilometers, internal park roads stretching over 30 kilometers, and more than ten park entrances. Along the section from Xiyuan Bridge to Luoyang Bridge, 30 plazas suitable for various age groups, including youth, children, and the elderly, have been constructed using modern landscaping techniques. These plazas are accompanied by 30 pavilions, 10 pergolas, and 10 specialized botanical gardens. At the entrance of Luopu Park at the Jian River, a 225-meter-long and 72-meter-wide Rainbow Bridge has been erected. On the west side of Luoyang Bridge, the park has established the eastern gate from Xiyuan Bridge to Luoyang Bridge and an internal and external square covering over 30,000 square meters. The internal square features a musical fountain and granite lamp posts, providing a delightful spot for cooling off on summer nights while enjoying the colorful fountain displays and soothing music.

Historical and Cultural Zone

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Located between Luoyang Bridge and the mouth of the Chan River, this area is dedicated to historical and cultural themes. Here, 14 historical and cultural squares have been created, each reflecting significant events and figures from Luoyang’s 13 dynasties. These squares include River Map and Luoshu, Xia Capital’s Search, King’s Prayer for Rain, Historical Narratives of Alliances, Taixue of the Eastern Han Dynasty, Three Instruments of Zhang Heng, Papermaking by Cai Lun, Integrity of Jian’an, Luoyang’s Literary Glory, Four Barbarians’ Embassy, Encounter of Li Bai and Du Fu, and Woodblock Printing. Through landscaping, sculptures, and inscriptions, these squares showcase Luoyang’s rich historical and cultural heritage, integrating garden art with historical culture.

South Bank Area

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A 12-kilometer-long and 40-meter-wide green space has been developed along the southern bank of Luopu Park. The area is predominantly planted with evergreen and deciduous trees, forming dense forests with clustered plant communities ranging from 200 to 300 meters in length. This arrangement creates large clusters of vegetation with varying heights, presenting a natural and picturesque landscape with diverse skyline views. Additionally, spanning from the Peony Bridge in the west to the Luoyang Bridge in the east, and from the southern dike of the Luo River to the Luoyi Road in the south, a thousand-acre national flower garden has been constructed. Based on the historical and cultural themes of the Sui and Tang dynasties, and centered around peony culture, this garden showcases the myriad forms of peonies amidst lush greenery, picturesque mountains, and pavilions, adding a beautiful landscape to the southern bank area of Luopu Park.

Water Area Scenic Zone

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Through dredging and management efforts, four rubber dams were constructed at the Shangyang Palace, Tongle Park, Luoshen Garden, and Zhoushan between 2000 and 2004. These dams transformed the four-level water area, spanning 600 to 800 meters in width and covering an area of over 9 million square meters, into a beautiful scenery of clear blue waters under the sky. Not only do these water features enhance the aesthetic appeal of Luopu Park, but they also play a crucial role in regulating the climate of Luoyang. Additionally, they have significantly improved the flood control capacity of the Luo River, from a 20-year flood recurrence interval to a 100-year flood recurrence interval.

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