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Yuelu Academy, Changsha
(4.4/5 based on 170 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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • You can just walk around and watch.. for me as european it was very interesting place to see tradition. 
  • At this time it cost 50¥ per adult. We only walked around the outside. You can not see much without going in. However, if you would like to see some older style Chinese buildings for free there are tw...  more »
  • 早上登完岳麓山,下山就走到岳麓书院了。有门票50,给了学生证之后就是半价了。可能因为是从后门进去的缘故,书院里非常安静,几乎没有人。在外面很难想象书院有这么大,环境清幽,风景宜人。是读书学习修身养性的好地方。现在依然以湖南大学下属的学院在招收学生。有义务的讲解员,游览这种地方一定要听讲解了解历史底蕴。书院里还有挂名人字画的专门一个厅,前任主席也有题字哒。从正门出来之后就是紧邻的湖大和中南大学,非常...  more »
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  • Great place to visit. very touch with the story. you definitely need a guide to explain during the visit
  • 千年学府 风景优美
  • 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。
  • 千年学府,在湖南大学内,后面就是岳麓山,风景秀丽,书院建筑十分精美