Yuelu Academy, Changsha
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Founded in 976 at the foot of Yuelu Mountain, Yuelu Academy ranks among the top institutions of higher learning in China. Feel the continuity of wisdom and knowledge passed down through centuries while strolling around the leafy campus, dotted with traditional pavilions and manicured landscape gardens with carp ponds. Observe the bamboo groves and a large number of tables with carved inscriptions by famous scholars and craftspeople. The ancient academy also hosts a museum of education and a large center for foreign language research. As you tour the buildings, maintain a respectful silence while lectures are in progress. Make Yuelu Academy a part of your Changsha vacation plans using our Changsha vacation generator.
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A 1000 year old academy at the base of mount Yuelu. Most of the buildings have of course been rebuilt based on the original design. Foreigners may just enjoy walking around the complex and looking at ... read more »
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