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Address: Qingfeng Gorge, Yuelu District, Changsha 410006, China
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A nice small spot near the Yuelu academy

This pavilion is not huge nor extremely interesting in itself, but is a nice side walk from the Yuelu academy. I liked the ambiance of the small garden around the pavilion quite a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Brisbane Australia
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little non plussed about this attraction. Yes, the treed area is attractive (minus all the people); the pavilion though dated 1792 seemed hardly worth the hours we spent in a traffic jam to get there!

Thank Marilyn50
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This pavilion is not huge nor extremely interesting in itself, but is a nice side walk from the Yuelu academy. I liked the ambiance of the small garden around the pavilion quite a lot, as locals and students were coming here to play games, play music and chat. One of my pleasant times in China!

Thank Foo B
Bangkok, Thailand
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

My grandmother had a collection of Chinese story books with beautiful sketches in them and the Aiwan pavilion is a beautiful sight. Whether you call it the Love Dusk Pavilion or the Autumn Admiring Pavilion or Aiwan, it was a beautiful sight with the colors of winter perfectly mixing with the colors of the Pavilion and its surroundings

Thank Navdib
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I visited Aiwan pavilion in december 2013. The pavilion is on top of a small rocky hill surrounded by maple trees (in shades of red, orange and yellow) which give rise to a beautiful setting for taking photos. The scenery here is quite impressive. However, there isn't very much to do here. It is located on Mount Yuelu next to... More 

Thank Ally Z
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

A very pleasant scenic spot and not far from the city. It is nicely combined with a visit to the mountain.

Thank YingguorenDawei
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97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

One of the 4 famous pavilions in China. Nicely crafted and painted. Aiwan may be interpreted in several ways: 'love' (ai) 'night' (wan); or the one I prefer which is ai (love) wan-bei (younger generation). Those who love children or are true educators would understand the importance of the second meaning. Aiwan pavilion is also significant because the words as... More 

Thank mrsflorencegoh
Cedar Crest
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

It's a pretty pavilion but nothing fantastic and it's only a few stories tall. One of it's fames is that Chairman Mao used to go there with friends when he was a student.

Thank ExcellentAdventures

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