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Confucius Temple

Shendao Road, Qufu 273100, China
+86 537 441 4789
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A grand complex of monuments and buildings in the hometown of the great philosopher and educator.
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"forbidden city"
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"stone carvings"
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"explain things"
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"worth a visit"
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"high season"
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"large area"
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"bucket list"
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"tour groups"
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"interesting place"
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"stone tablets"
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"couple of hours"
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"chinese tourists"
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"gates"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a few hours here while in Qufu for a few days. There's some nice things to see, but much of them are replicas, and its really crowded. Nice to see if you're interested in the man and his teachings, but otherwise you won't get...More

Thank WayneKelso
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple complex has been on my bucket list for some time. A wonderful serene place walking through a series of Gates and Pagodas to the Dacheng Palace where the locals make offering to Confucius. If your over 60 years ask for the 50% seniors...More

Thank Wakhoworld
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Amazing to think how long this temple had been there . Our guide was really informative about all the aspects of the buildings . Great to just sit and think , to take some time out .

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The temple size is impressive. Some of the buildings itself are also grand, but most of them are in bad condition. And it feels a bit repetitive quickly. There are better temples to visit in China.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

It is a sacred place for people who believe in Confucianism. It has rich history and culture and a tranquil environment. I wouldn't recommend the temple to average tourists, as it is not a "fun" site.

Thank Sara S
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Great morning out at the Confucious Temple. Lots of information plaques and shared areas for when it got too hot. Some small shops but all selling the same things. Drinks and ice cream very reasonably priced.

Thank Siōbhán M
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The temple is similar to countless others throughout China, but the fact that it is dedicated to Confucius makes it special to his millions of followers. It is well maintained and impressive, though to a Westerner it would easily be confused with any other temple...More

Thank Professor-Kunich
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

You can buy just one ticket (150 RNB) to enter three different places which are the Confucius temple, the Confucius mansion and the Confucius cemetery. The former two are next to one another. The latter is a bit far away. It takes around 15 minutes...More

Thank Daniele-Donati
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Most buildings were rebuilt due to fire damages, not original. Some trees were very old, over thousands of years. Stone tablets inscribed with emperors' handwritings were unique. The carved columns with dragon motifs are truly a work of art. The color of the thousand year...More

Thank FYL003
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend seeing this temple. Is a true monument to a great Chinese person who was poor and unrecognized until after death. The grounds are gigantic and you will need 2-3 hours just to see everything. Had a English speaking tour guide Kevin arranged through...More

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