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Yue Fei Mausoleum (Tomb of Yuefei), Hangzhou

Categories: Ruins, Monuments, Tourist Spots
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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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  • The story of Yue Fei is well know by Chinese all over. A loyal General who is famed and then killed in the prison. The structures and grand but not over the top and there are illustrations in each of ...  read more »
  • 孩子最喜欢看的书就是岳飞传,所以这次到西湖一定要到岳王庙看一下。岳庙就在苏堤出口处,过个马路就是,门票好像是20元,里面有岳飞生平事迹和岳飞墓,没看到讲解,这样的景点要是设一些讲解器就好了! 
  • It is a grave Warriors of Yue Fei "song. You could see the pictures once you visit without your knowledge but it is used in high school world history class and the same place.
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