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Yue Fei Mausoleum (Tomb of Yuefei), Hangzhou

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Commemorating a patriot and a Chinese national folk hero, Yue Fei Mausoleum (Tomb of Yuefei) makes a popular visit for locals. Located in the temple on the southern foot of Xixia Mountain cloase to Hangzhou city, the tomb and its sculpture date back to the 12th century, while the temple was built in 1221. Han Chinese general Yue Fei fought for the Song dynasty against the Jurchen-ruled Jin dynasty. He was executed on false charges by southern Song authorities, despite his tatoo on the back saying "serve the country with the utmost loyalty." The temple features a large statue of the general, stone sculptures of kneeling prisoners, model soldiers, scenes from various battles, and a floor painting depicting 373 cranes. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Yue Fei Mausoleum (Tomb of Yuefei) by using our Hangzhou trip itinerary planner.
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  • 当时学生没有告诉我,就买了票,价格很贵,但是不值这个价格。还不如去看看于忠肃公祠!很多东西都是劣质的影片和印刷东东,宣传的味道浓厚。很多游客对着秦桧夫妇的塑像吐痰,很不雅观。唯一可以让人接受的是院子里面园艺植被不差。  more »
  • When your emperor is corrupt and unjust, should you still defend your country against foreign invaders? Should you revolt or stay loyal? Should you become the new emperor or let the emperor persecuted...  more »
  • This Mausoleum is a good place to learn more about this Chinese hero and reminisce about olden days honour, morality, heroic actions, skills in warfare and also have a glimpse into the lives of that e...  more »