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Yuelu Academy, Changsha

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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. Add Yuelu Academy to your Changsha travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Changsha online trip maker .
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  • Lots of history on the culture of learning through the ages. Good display. A must see for history buff.  more »
  • From Hunan all the way up to Yuelu Academy. Remember that the history book of High School was published by Yuelu Academy Press. Again by Yuelu Academy upward is love late pavilion, Yuelu Mountain. Only Chu, in the Sheng.
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  • Chow Lu, located in Chow Foothill, is one of the four largest books in ancient China. With more than 1000 years of history, it is one of the most important sights of Chow Foothill.
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  • Really nice and historical place of changsha. One of the most important locations in changsha.
  • Very famous thousand year old academy that I read from history. It's part of Hunan university now on the foothill of back mountain. It was cold, raining and near close time, so I only circled around the back mountain of the academy.
  • One of the four ancient academies in China. Plenty of history to explore and enjoy.
  • Very historical and nice place! A must-go place I Changsha!!
  • Great place to visit. very touch with the story. you definitely need a guide to explain during the visit

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