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Yuelu Academy

2,110 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Liked by 7
Open Open from 8:00am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Lushan Road, Yuelu District, Changsha City (in Hunan University)
Official website:
Phone: 0731-88823764

What people are saying:

Yuelu Academy has a beautiful natural scenery that calms the mind. Perfectly maintained, and a breathe of fresh air. It holds a historical history and a must place to visit when in Changsha.

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  • tollo652

    Interesting cultural site

    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...

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  • 67SamuelA
    Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

    Chinese history

    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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  • Hawkdai007

    Worth a visit

    Went there with my family and it was definitely worth a visit. Full of history and thoroughly enjoyed. Highly recommended

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  • Jugla1

    Loved it

    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 gro...

    Reviewed on /Date(1568547967000+0800)/
  • LG_Kay

    Visit if you are keen in its history

    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 th...

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Additional Information


Yuelu Academy is one of the four famous academies in Chinese history. It is located at the foot of Yuelu Mountain on the west bank of Changsha, Hunan. The academy has a history of over a thousand years. Zhu Xi, a Chinese philosopher, politician, and writer of the Song dynasty had taught here. Zeng Guofan, a Chinese statesman, military general, and Confucian scholar of the late Qing dynasty and Zuo Zongtang, a Chinese statesman and military leader of the late Qing dynastyhad studied here. Yuelu Academy is famous for its inventory of numerous monuments and antiques, including the works of the famous calligrapher Li Yong.
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