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Yuelu Academy, Changsha

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4.4/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
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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  • 中国历史上著名的四大书院之一,文化名人印记无数。“惟楚有才,于斯为盛”,宋代理学的发展,书院发挥了重要作用。虽然占地面积不大,却攘括了教学、藏书、祭祀、园林、纪念五大建筑格局。在此能够很好的瞻仰先贤,享受一次满满的文化熏陶。 
  • 去了湖大旁的嶽麓書院和嶽麓山,門票小貴,加上天氣有點熱,就懶得爬上去了,不過以前上去過,景和其他知名景觀沒有區別,唯有留個念。 
  • 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 »
  • That's the best place to be!
  • 湖南大学内,环境清幽,经常举办各种讲座,有学术类的,也有生活类的。书院有很多古籍和古迹。岳麓书院的景致,层叠有致,没有江南园林那么精致近乎细碎,这里透着多一分的大气和沉淀。
  • 很好玩的景点,岳麓书院还是蛮有名的哈
  • 夏天岳麓书院里面特别凉爽,环境也很好。
  • 千年学府,值得一游
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