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Address: 30 kilometers southeast of Qufu county, Qufu 273100, China
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I would highly recommend going to Nishan. It is my favorite Qufu site so far. There is enough to do for history lovers and for those who enjoy outdoors. The whole site consists of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 March 2016
Klaipeda County, Lithuania
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Klaipeda County, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

I would highly recommend going to Nishan. It is my favorite Qufu site so far. There is enough to do for history lovers and for those who enjoy outdoors. The whole site consists of several attractions - a mountain, a temple, Confucius cave and maybe some other. I had only 1 hour and a half and these are the ones... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

The Kong Miao in Qufu is a mass of humans, but the temple at Confucius' birthplace on Nishan was a tranquil affair. It is smaller, but better if you want to feel less flustered. The cave and an academy are here too, so it is worth the trip out of town.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

I like the atmosphere there... Not many tourists, but it is a great scenic place. Maybe a bit trouble for anyone who does not speak Chinese to visit here since you have to rent a car to go here... There is no bus/ public transportation so far.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

The story surrounding the NIshan Mountain Confucius Grotto is interesting. Tales vary from this being the cave where Confucius was born to this being the place where he was abandoned because he was such an ugly baby. On one of the hottest days of the year, we had the entire temple and grotto to ourselves. The temple is small and... More 

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