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Address: Gongyuan Street, Nanjing, China
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It is very pleasant to walk here.

Founding of this temple dates to 1034. While the current building, built only in the XIX century. Temple more than 1,500 years been the center of the study of Confucianism. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Guangzhou, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I liked that temple and the history about it. However, the Chinese found a way to reduce the historian feeling by building up some playgrounds in it for small children. Culture these days...

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Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. They are new buildings with the aspect of old ones. It has a nice temple that you can visit. It's with entrance fee ( 30 when I was ). Also there are a lof shops where you can buy small gifts and a lot of street restaurants. I was thinking that I would make a fast... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the shopping area for Chinese traditional and plenty of food and souvenirs. Most products are higher to the local market price, please negotiate before purchase.

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Thank Limtong H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's very common in China, transforming an historical place in a glittering touristic market. This is also the case of the Confucian temple area in Nanjing. Nice for a night walk but not really interesting

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Founding of this temple dates to 1034. While the current building, built only in the XIX century. Temple more than 1,500 years been the center of the study of Confucianism. The temple itself is more than modest. But, it is, as it were, in the center, theme park, built in the same style southern Chinese architecture. And it is very... More 

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Thank Vladimir M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been there once at day and once at night. Recommended visiting at night because the lights are so beautiful. If you go there after Chinese New Year, you can visit the lantern festival too in Fuzimiao. You need to pay extra, around 40 RMB. There are some historical places (kinda museum) in fuzimiao, ex: place where scholars took their national... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a great shopping experience but watch out for scammers and theifs, they are everywhere! There are great local food with overall a friendly atmosphere.

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Thank sharpx555
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We was there for Shopping but we found in the backstreets very nice local foods. The Shopping was also very nice good prices. End of the day er Haft visit the temple, absolutly You Need to See this in your live.

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Thank Cengiz B
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I went to Nanjing right before The Lantern Festival. The area is decorated with Lanterns. It is nice to walk around during night and day time. There are tons of stores to eat and shopping for traditional Chinese items.

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Thank Fei L
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is a beautiful area next to the Confucian temple. Other than the lovely temple itself, there's the gorgeous river (day or night), a lovely bridge and a nearby market. Totally worth a 1-2 hour stroll.

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