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Shigu Academy

4.4/5208 Reviews
Historical Site
Closed Open from 01/01-12/31,Tue-Sun,9:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 3-4 hours
Address: Shigu, Hengyang, China
Official website:
Phone: 0734-8347663 0734-8302762

About Shigu Academy

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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