About Yue Fei Temple

Yue Fei complex was built in memory of a patriotic general named Yue Fei. The Temple is situated in front of Qixia Hill facing the lake in Hangzhou and is composed of three parts, the tomb grounds, Loyalty Garden and Devotion Garden. Tourists often mention their appreciation the poems, the calligraphy that expresses respect to Yue Fei. When you visit you have to be prepared to be bombarded with several versions of Yue Fei's story all of them ending with one main lesson in mind, never give up your loyalty and devotion, the kneeling statues at the site represent the members who betrayed the general and people are encouraged to slap or physically harm them, a nice way to release some hidden inhibitions. A place truly fit for a warrior a chance to visit here should not be missed.

Must See

  • Tomb Grounds, Loyalty Garden and Devotion Garden
  • Statue fo couple kneeling down.

How to reach

1) Take bus routes 7, 15, 27, or 28 and get off at the Temple stop.

2) Take tourist lines 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

3) Take holiday lines 1, 4, and 6.

4) Take the West Lake pleasure boat and disembark at the Temple.

Tips

  • Visitors can also view the collection of hundreds of statues, which tells the poems that are dedicated to the national hero.  
  • Visitors are also encouraged to visit Yue Fei’s mausoleum, where they pay tribute to the loyal and brave Chinese general.
  • Wheelchair accessibility not available.
  • Children need to be accompanied at all times.
  • Credit cards are not accepted.
  • Photography is allowed at the site.
  • It's better to pre-book with a tour guide.
  • Parking for private vehicles is difficult and public transportation is the best way to travel to the spot.

Visit Time

Sunday            7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Monday           7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday          7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday     7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday         7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday              7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday         7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Waiting Time

No

 

Entrance Fee

Yes

 

Time you can spend

4 hours

 

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Weather

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