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Yuelu Academy

East of Yuelu Mountain, Yuelu District, Changsha 410006, China
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Worth the ticket cost

We were hesitant on the ticket cost at 50 RMB per person after we finished our tour at the Mount... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
1000 year old architecture

Charming and welcoming although was a bit crowded on the day. Several souvenir shops strategically... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“modern museum” (2 reviews)
“old buildings” (2 reviews)
East of Yuelu Mountain, Yuelu District, Changsha 410006, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were hesitant on the ticket cost at 50 RMB per person after we finished our tour at the Mount Yuelu which is free. We actually flipped a coin to make the decision :-) Weren't we glad we did. The Yuelu Academy was AMAZING! It's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming and welcoming although was a bit crowded on the day. Several souvenir shops strategically located, some items are a bit on the pricey side but still well worth visiting and picking up a couple of items.

Thank DrBlessing
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I am not a fan of walking around a university ground to sight see , especially this was the first day when all students return ( super crowded ). My local host has good connection , allows our car to drive inside near the acedemy...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Oldest school in Changsha about 1000 years old. Interesting history and beautiful grounds. The museum had interesting art.

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I visited here as my wife can trace her lineage directly back 28 generations to the founder of this school. Nice historical site to see, loaded with Hunan University students on the day I went, not a good place for small children.

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The entrance fee costs 50 yuan which includes the entry into the museum of Chinese academics. The museum is located near the tourist shop. Both places have English subtitles and bilingual signs. Yuelu academy and Yuelu mountain are located in Hunan university. Get down Yingwanzhen...More

Thank Judy N
Reviewed 27 November 2016

You can just walk around and watch.. for me as european it was very interesting place to see tradition.

Thank kutycz
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

At this time it cost 50¥ per adult. We only walked around the outside. You can not see much without going in. However, if you would like to see some older style Chinese buildings for free there are two pretty cool temples up the mountain....More

Thank waycool365
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The thousand years old academy. We were touring this place accompanied by our clients, who also hired an English guide for us. We spent an hour there, but clearly, it was not enough. It is located on the property of the Hunan University, who also...More

Reviewed 7 July 2016

A 1000 year old academy at the base of mount Yuelu. Most of the buildings have of course been rebuilt based on the original design. Foreigners may just enjoy walking around the complex and looking at the architecture as there is not a lot of...More

Thank Cliff_Curtis
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14 March 2017|
Response from waycool365 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anything offering classes, this seemed to be more of a museum than a school now. But maybe the hunan university offers classes?