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Wangcheng was an ancient Chinese city located beside the ceremonial eastern capital of Luoyi
Luoyi
during the Zhou dynasty. It was constructed in 1021 BC on the model of the earlier and larger Chengzhou
Chengzhou
15 kilometers (9.3 mi) to its east. It was the primary capital of the Eastern Zhou dynasty
Zhou dynasty
between 771 and 510 BC. The Eastern Han dynasty
Eastern Han dynasty
also chose the location in 25 AD as the site of its capital Luoyang, which was built over the earlier Zhou city. The ruins of Wangcheng have been partially excavated and are visible in modern Luoyang's Wangcheng Park. References[edit]

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