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Address: North-west of Jianshui County, Jianshui County 654300, China
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Quiet place,water, temple and Confucius school.

Built in the 13th century,this Confucius temple is the second one in China by the size.(the first one is in Qufu where confucius was born) Jianshui 's one is relly a charming... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Built in the 13th century,this Confucius temple is the second one in China by the size.(the first one is in Qufu where confucius was born) Jianshui 's one is relly a charming place with small lake,bridge and temples and worth the visit

Thank Acevind
Beijing, China
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52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

You will understand a part of why Chinese culture could last so long, if you visit this garden school. Almost every little part of design reflects the fact that the spirits encouraging people to study hard, study as you live, study from each other, so that can get prosperity There is still a high school nearby this temple that the... More 

Thank Jun369
Shanghai, China
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Old garden worth the visit around the mini lake with lotus flower. Nothing magnificent but quite relaxing in the middle of the city. Worth the visit

Thank hamelinp1972
San Francisco, California
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140 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you are in Jianshui, you should go there. It is very relaxing and peaceful and beautiful. There are temples to visit, a small lake in the middle with a temple and just walking around is very nice.

Thank nomade123
Ramat Gan, Israel
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Confucius Temple is actually a complex of temples and gardens dedicated to the worship of China’s greatest philosopher and teacher. China’s second largest Confucius temple was built during the Yuan Dynasty in 1285 and has a 625-meter-long axis connecting six courtyards and 31 buildings. The gardens, arches and many wood carvings date from the Ming and Ching dynasties. The statues... More 

Thank Salama M
Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Very close from zhu garden. 60rmb fee. No discount for old people. The garden is really nice . Good place to do after zhu garden. 10 min by walk

Thank Aurelien H
Beijing, China
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This is must see if you are in Jianshui. I think it's nicer than the original in Qufu. There are beautiful, old, carved doors and scenic views. It was also less crowded. We visited about 8am, when there were practitioners of Tai chi going through their morning routines wearing white silk outfits. It was worth a visit just to watch... More 

Thank mitraveler16
Hong Kong
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Staying at the stunning guest house at its southern entrance, we got entrance tickets for free. Otherwise, at 60 yuan, this place doesn't seem worth it. No wonder it was so quiet, with few visitors. The upside is you can have a quiet walk around the lake. Apparently, it was a place for study as well as a temple, as... More 

Thank RCHK
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

The lake is nice and the temple okay but for ¥60 you could see more interesting things in most other places. Don't believe any local hype, it's no different to other Chinese temples.

Thank Ed B
Paris, France
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Enjoy the gardens, the temples atmosphere and receive the philosophia of the location. Take time , ear the birds.


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