Henan and Shanxi

Henan and Shanxi

Henan and Shanxi provinces are where you go to step back in time. Encounter China's ancient history in among crumbling statues carved from cave walls, or atop cliffs where a hanging temple has been defying gravity for centuries. The region's still-standing monuments to old Chinese empires will leave in in awe of the world that was.

 

Henan and Shanxi: Did you know?

  • Henan is home to four of the 'Eight Ancient Capitals of China': Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Kaifeng, and Anyang.
  • China's first banks were established in the ancient city of Pingyao.
  • The Hanging Monastery of Datong is the only one in China that represents three different religions