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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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  • Came back the second time. Everything is so familiar, is located behind the Hunan. From South Mountain, the first stop was the yuelu Academy. As part of the Millennium Academy, the yuelu Academy is worth a look. If you like history, can see the College Museum. College Admission separate charges: 50 adults. Cable car up the mountain, but it is not recommended. Yuelu mountain is not high, due to climb mountains, is good for the body. From the bottom to the top, about 1 hour. Can walk the street, can also go mountain climbing paths, but steep. Loves the late Pavilion is a must go to place. Pavilion is a pool, when autumn comes, Red Mountain is very beautiful.
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  • 51 holidays go. People very much. Car or ropeway up the Hill. I choose to walk on it. This Hill is quite steep, get up tired. For almost an hour to climb to the top. Along the way there will be a lot of modern history significance of historical sites, as well as some ancient temples (reconstruction of these temples are of course). Loves the late Pavilion and the Yue Foothill Academy is the most famous. But I don't see it. Yuelu mountain, a mountain in Hunan University, I think the University in such a noisy place, students can learn it by heart, of course, I worry about.
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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 »

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