Mount Yuelu

Currently Open [Closes at 11:00 pm]
  • Address: West Subrubs of Yuelu District, YueluDistrict,Changsha 410000, China
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Temple, Mountain, View Point, Entertainment, Exhibition

Mount Yuelu - Review

Mount Yuelu is a beautiful scenic spot that located 13 kilometres towards the left of the Changsha city. It is located on the west bank of the Xiangjiang river. The highest peak is called Yunlu, which is about 300 metres above the sea level. The place, with its panoramic views of the scenery around, will surely mesmerize the nature enthusiasts. Locals use this place as a getaway from their busy city lives. They exercise in the mornings and spend precious time with their loved ones in the evening. In winters the place is covered with snow. Highlights include:

  • Yuelu Academy
  • The Lushan Temple
  • Aiwan Pavilion (One of the oldest and most important pavilions in the whole of China)
  • Qingfeng Gorge
  • Yunlu palace (Taoist architecture)
  • The Tao Temple 

Mount Yuelu Information

  • The climb is steep, wear suitable shoes.
  • Go when the weather is not foggy.

How To reach Mount Yuelu by Public Transport

  • Bus: 132, 202, 305@Yuelu Mountain North

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TripHobo Highlights for Mount Yuelu

  • Mount Yuelu Address: West Subrubs of Yuelu District, YueluDistrict,Changsha 410000, China
  • Mount Yuelu Timing: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Mount Yuelu Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mount Yuelu(preferred time): 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mount Yuelu: 02:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Mount Yuelu

  • 92.98% of people who visit Changsha include Mount Yuelu in their plan

  • 92.42% of people start their Mount Yuelu visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Mount Yuelu

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mount Yuelu

People normally club together Aiwan Pavilion and Crave Deli & Bar while planning their visit to Mount Yuelu.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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