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Yueyang Pavilion (Yueyang Lou)

West Gate of Yueyang City, Yueyang, China
+86 187 9753 4585
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Yueyang Tower, the symbol of Yueyang City

No rivets or nails were used in the construction of Yueyang Tower, which is a complete wood... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Chinese Building

Yueyang Pavilion is located in Yueyang City, Hunan Province, China. It next to Dongting Lake... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Yueling C
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West Gate of Yueyang City, Yueyang, China
+86 187 9753 4585
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

No rivets or nails were used in the construction of Yueyang Tower, which is a complete wood structure, simple and unique. In the middle of the tower, four nanmu pillars run all the way to the roof, with twelve round-timber pillars propping up the second...More

Thank Zhangjiajieholiday
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Yueyang Pavilion is located in Yueyang City, Hunan Province, China. It next to Dongting Lake, Junshan and Yangtze River, it is one of Jiangnan four famous pavilion. There is historical and there is Chinese style building. There are many local food around here, you can...More

Thank Yueling C
Reviewed 1 July 2016

A very old attraction worth seeing if your in Yueyang. A quite and peaceful place, set on the banks of Dongting Lake you can explore the old buildings and water structures and take in some real Chinese history. Climb the stairs to the top in...More

2  Thank all_travel_now
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Located on the shore of Dongting Lake, this is a 3-storey 15m high rectangular building entirely of wood construction in classical Chinese architecture. Its 4 pillars of 'Nanmu' wood support the entire pavilion while 12 pillars of catalpa wood support its 1st storey with another...More

Thank Kathleenlim
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Yueyang Lou is directly located at the north eastern lakefront of the Dongting Lake. 1800 years ago a military structure, today Yueyang Lou is peacefully surrounded by the picturesque Chinese garden style Yueyang Park, which features bronze models of other “Lou”-type buildings from different historical...More

Thank horst_8877
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I did a day trip to the tower from Changsha and it was one of the most pleasant surprises of my trip. The Pavilion itself is a little small but it's in a very lovely garden area with a decent amount of things to see....More

Thank Gavack
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Just 30min by high speed train from Changsha and abt. 20min by taxi and you reach the yue yang park with its famous tower, which is originally almost 1000years old. Entrance fee is 80rmb. The park is located next to the lake, being the largest...More

Thank Joergstravel
Reviewed 8 November 2014

The area around the tower was beautiful. The gardens and pathways were well maintained and easy to walk around. The tower itself was busy but we were able to get inside and walk around with no problem.

Thank Rachel065
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Yueyang Lo is a must for tourists to Yueyang but the entrance fee of RMB 80 per person is bit expensive since there is no additional ancient relics or structure to see inside the compound . There is no English comment available in the tower....More

1  Thank JoeBloke
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I visited this beautiful area this time last year, on a sunny day with blue sky. Yes it really was blue. There is a car park with a tourist alley one side for all your souvenirs and somewhere to eat. Good food, and no hard...More

1  Thank David S
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