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Yuelu Academy

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Yuelu Academy

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East of Yuelu Mountain, Yuelu District, Changsha 410006 China
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John T wrote a review Dec 2019
Shanghai, China694 contributions179 helpful votes
Interesting place to visit. The site is pretty quiet and peaceful and well maintained. It seems that the university still uses the building and we saw students sketching in the outdoor spaces. Many of the information signs are in English and Chinese so it is possible to get
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Samuel A wrote a review Nov 2019
Scottsdale, Arizona427 contributions140 helpful votes
The Yuelu Academy is on the campus of Hunan University at the base of the Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area and is a very old academic institution. It is interesting to see the old classrooms and courtyard.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Hawkdai007 wrote a review Oct 2019
Hong Kong, China466 contributions119 helpful votes
Went there with my family and it was definitely worth a visit. Full of history and thoroughly enjoyed. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Sean D'Arcy wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
I knew nothing in particular about Chinese history when I visited and I still enjoyed myself. Although I did go on a lovely sunny afternoon that had me wishing I could take better photographs. The grounds or gardens were a picture which ever way you looked.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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LG_Kay wrote a review Apr 2019
Singapore, Singapore7,499 contributions1,331 helpful votes
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The Yuelu Academy is located near the eastern base of Yuelu Mountain Scenic Area. It is one of the first 4 ancient academies in China, being more than 1,000 years old. Entrance fee 50 rmb. Do visit the nearby Aiwan Pavilion, with a nice pond in front of it.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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