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Mount Yuelu

West Subrubs of Yuelu District, Yuelu District, Changsha 410000, China
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Claudio Ventura

Nice walk in this protected area inside the city of Changsha. Very nice environment, with one of... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Claudio V
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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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Good workout.

Worth a visit for a couple of hours or so. A good uphill walk on a nice day, climbing 300m. Quite... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Rick B
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Austin, TX
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West Subrubs of Yuelu District, Yuelu District, Changsha 410000, China
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Nice walk in this protected area inside the city of Changsha. Very nice environment, with one of the most ancient Buddhist temples in China. Very interesting also the Taoist temple situated near the top of the mountain, where you can see some really nice martial...More

Thank Claudio V
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit for a couple of hours or so. A good uphill walk on a nice day, climbing 300m. Quite crowded on the Saturday I visited, but not overwhelming. Easy to find a taxi when you get back down.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Took the chair lift up the mountain which was very scenic. The top of the mountain was under development but great coffee shop and the kids found a good fried chicken restaurant. Parts of the mountain were very run down, sign posting was confusing and...More

1  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you want a bit of exercise and a view of Changsha city for free this is for you. If you are into some of the local history you can find it here. The famous Chinese hero Huang Xing' tomb is here. Temple and tea...More

1  Thank MacandCleese
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The scenic area is free of charge but if you are lazy to walk up the mountain which takes approximately 1 hour you can purchase a return hop on hop off bus ticket which costs 30 yuan. However one way fare costs. 20 yuan. It's...More

1  Thank Judy N
Reviewed 27 January 2017

There is a great lake in the middle of the mountain heel. It would take a lot of time for exploring the hold mountain. And be prepared for a long walk.

Thank LymengLM
Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you want to see something else then city, then go there. Easily accessible, you can walk there as one of thousands people, but you can see nature, academy, temple...

Thank kutycz
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Compared with other mounts, Mount Yuelu is not too high. It does not take too much time to get to the mount, just 30 to 40 minutes if you not stop. The last time I went here, I chose to ride the cable car to...More

3  Thank Joey L
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

While this is very much up Hill, it is paved and you can pay around 30¥ to take the tour bus. There are some cool old temples you can tour. If you go to the temple at the top you get a cool view of...More

2  Thank waycool365
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This mountain is accessible by cable cars or hiking - I chose cable car. Its a nice place to visit. You can ride a bus to go down - which is what I did. It winds down the mountain. Great views from the top of...More

Thank Niranjan H
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yindee2015
Hi, I will be in Changsha for a day and would like to visit Mount Yuelu, I understand there is a direct bus from Wuyi avenue. Can anyone tells me which part of the Wuyi avenue it is ? As Wuyi avenue is very long . Thanks
17 August 2015|
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Response from 57lucy |
We stay in 168 hotel just 1 Stop away from Changsha Railway station using Metro. you can take bus no: 1 or 4 opposite the hotel to Yuelu park. Stop at Hunan University. It's easy to get there. There are few hotels along... More
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