Ludian Destination Guide
Delve into Ludian in China!
Ludian in the region of Henan Sheng is a city in China - some 416 mi (or 670 km) South-West of Beijing, the country's capital.
Current time in Ludian is now 06:19 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Shanghai" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zhongtou, Zhengzhou, Zhangliang, Xishecun, Xiangfan or Xuzhuang. While being here, make sure to check out Ludian, Gaocheng, Sangongmiao, Tangzhuang and Dongliubei as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Shaolin Vacation 2012
This is a short film I made with footage from my vacation to Shaolin Temple in September of 2012. I stayed at the Shaolin Training camp, up the hill from the temple, as a guest of Shi Yan Wen. There I...
Zen Music Shaolin Grand Ceremony
A symphony of martial arts, music, dance and religion comes alive nightly in the valley of Song Mountain, where Zen (Chan) Buddhism originated, and the 1500-year-old Shaolin Temple is located. It's an...
Shaolin Temple home of Kung Fu Laytonan...
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Shaolin Kung Fu performance live recorde...
Chinese martial arts Shaolin Kung Fu amid the historic ambiance of Mount Song at Dengfeng! Monk Bodhidharma came to China from India in 464 AD to speak about Buddha and taught this marital art - at De...
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Interesting facts about this location
Gaocheng Astronomical Observatory
Gaocheng Astronomical Observatory, also known as the Dengfeng Observatory, is a World Heritage Site in Duke Zhou Gong's shrine, Gaocheng Town, near Dengfeng in Henan Province, China. This site has a long tradition of astronomical observations, from the time of the Western Zhou up to the early Yuan Dynasty. There is also a gnomon used for the Da Yan calendar in 729 AD and the great observatory of the Yuan Dynasty.
Located at 34.46, 113.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
The Songyue Pagoda, constructed in 523 AD, is located at the Songyue Monastery on Mount Song, in Henan province, China. Built during the Northern Wei Dynasty, this pagoda is one of the few intact sixth-century pagodas in China and is also the earliest known Chinese brick pagoda. Most structures from that period were made of wood and have not survived. The spread of Buddhism dramatically influenced Chinese architecture.
Located at 34.46, 113.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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