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Wansong College

Wansongling Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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College is OK, Stone garden is great

Visited here on guided tour and felt we didn't spend enough time in the stone garden at the side... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2015
Riddoch88
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Sydney, Australia
Great place, wish they had more English

Great place to visit, around 15min drive from Hangzhou train station. Entrance was cheap, RMB60 for... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2015
Popopo1976
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Miri, Malaysia
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Oct 16, 2015
“College is OK, Stone garden is great”
Mar 22, 2015
“Great place, wish they had more English”
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Wansongling Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

Visited here on guided tour and felt we didn't spend enough time in the stone garden at the side which seemed like a great place for quiet contemplation. Make sure you read up on the love story that attaches to this place. The supposed "great...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Great place to visit, around 15min drive from Hangzhou train station. Entrance was cheap, RMB60 for a family of 4. Beautiful place with lots of walking and photo ops. Beautiful garden and when up the hill, can see (if not foggy) the beautiful pagoda and...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2014

Wansong College is an ancient college built in Tang dynasty. Confucianist Wang Yangming from Ming dynasty has once given lectures here. It is said that the butterfly lovers Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai are students of this college. The Butterfly Lovers is one of "the...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Old school? Not really that old. Seems newly built, but to details of the ancient times. As there is a legendary story of romance that happened in this academy. The surroundings gives you a very relaxing mood. Stairs going up to the academy premises proper,...More

Thank Long M
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

It is an ancient college where a beautiful love story happened. You can see what an ancient Chinese academy was like hundreds years ago. But unfortunately, the building was only newly built according to the old style while nothing much preserved. But it is still...More

Thank Yingqi Q
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

With sweeping views of the pagoda, lake district and forests I was amazed at the beauty. A very affordable entrance fee. Beautiful buildings from many centuries ago.

Thank Dave C
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