Visit Henan

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Henan is a province in central China, known for its ancient ruins and rich cultural history. It is home to the famous Shaolin Temple, as well as the Yellow River Valley archaeological sites. In recent years, Henan has become an increasingly popular tourist destination due to its numerous attractions and historical sights.

Tourists visiting Henan should make sure to check out the Shaolin Temple, which was built in 495 AD and served as a training ground for kung fu practitioners for centuries. Another must-see is the Yellow River Valley archaeological sites near Zhengzhou - here visitors can explore ancient tombs dating back over 3,000 years!

For those interested in Chinese history, Henan also has some fascinating stories to tell: it was once home to one of China's earliest civilizations - the Xia Dynasty - whose remnants can still be found around Luoyang today. The province even hosted three of China's most influential dynasties; Zhou (1046 BC-256 BC), Qin (221-206 BC) and Han (202BC-220AD).