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Shigu Academy

229 Reviews
Ranked No. 7 in Hengyang Can't Miss Attractions
Closed Today Open from 01/01-12/31,Tue-Sun,9:00am-5:00pm
Recommended sightseeing time: 3-4 hours
Address: Shigu, Hengyang, China
Phone: 0734-8347663

What travelers say:

It is the first resort in Hunan and the top of the four major Chinese Academy, both rich cultural heritage and natural scenery, and there is no tickets, free to visit, is definitely the must to go to Hengyang.

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Additional Information


Shigu Academy is located in Mount Shigu, Hengyang City. It was built in 5th year of Yuanhe Period of the Tang Dynasty. It has a history of over one thousand years. It is one of the four major academies of the Song Dynasty in China. Song Taizong Zhao Yiyi named it "Shigu Academy" and its renown is equal to the Fuyang, Bailudong and Yuelu Academies. Since ancient times, it has been a favorite place for scholars and literati. Su Shi, Zhou Dunyi, Zhu Xi, Cai Weinan and other historical luminaries have taught here.
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