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Yuelu Academy, Changsha

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Founded in 976 at the foot of Yuelu Mountain, Yuelu Academy ranks among the top institutions of higher learning in China. Feel the continuity of wisdom and knowledge passed down through centuries while strolling around the leafy campus, dotted with traditional pavilions and manicured landscape gardens with carp ponds. Observe the bamboo groves and a large number of tables with carved inscriptions by famous scholars and craftspeople. The ancient academy also hosts a museum of education and a large center for foreign language research. As you tour the buildings, maintain a respectful silence while lectures are in progress. Add Yuelu Academy to your Changsha travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Changsha online trip maker.
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  • This place is located at the base of Yuelu Mountain. It’s the oldest academy of its kind in China, dating back thousands of years. Confucius taught here at one point and Mao visited here many times... 
    This place is located at the base of Yuelu Mountain. It’s the oldest academy of its kind in China, dating back thousands of years. Confucius taught here at one point and Mao visited here many times...  more »
  • 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... 
    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...  more »
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  • Nice place to sightseeing

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