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Mount Yuelu, Changsha

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Historic Walking Area Mountain
Climb Mount Yuelu to experience its rewarding views and picturesque scenery. Hike one of the mountain's verdant trails, rife with dense vegetation, and enjoy the tranquility of the forest paths. Several mountainside temples, monuments, and pavilions can be visited along the way to discover the cultural heritage of the area. When you complete the steep ascent to the 300 m (984 ft) tall summit, take a moment to soak in unobstructed views of Changsha and its surroundings. To visit Mount Yuelu and other attractions in Changsha, use our Changsha itinerary builder.
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  • Nice walk in this protected area inside the city of Changsha. Very nice environment, with one of the most ancient Buddhist temples in China. Very interesting also the Taoist temple situated near the t...  more »
  • Worth a visit for a couple of hours or so. A good uphill walk on a nice day, climbing 300m. Quite crowded on the Saturday I visited, but not overwhelming. Easy to find a taxi when you get back down.  more »
  • Took the chair lift up the mountain which was very scenic. The top of the mountain was under development but great coffee shop and the kids found a good fried chicken restaurant. Parts of the mountain...  more »