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SuzhouConfucian Temple

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26 Nov 2017
“Historical temple in a quiet neighbourhood”
20 Sep 2017
“Completely free to visit”
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635 Renmin Rd, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002, China
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The Confucius Temple (or 文庙) is probably one of the more understated temples in Suzhou, compared to its more famous counterparts like Hanshan Temple or Xuanmiao Guan. It is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood along the main N-S thoroughfare (Renmin Road) in the city....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is an excellent temple, with fascinating artefacts and as it appears to be little visited, also a sense of tranquility. Part of the gardens are under reconstruction as of September 2017, but that won't spoil your experience. A must see.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

The four greateast steles of Song Dynasty (960-1279), are real national treasures, stay in the Confucius Temple of Suzhou. And this place is free. I looooooooooovvvvvveee it! The address should be No.613, Renmin Road, also with Suzhou High School. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzhou_Confucian_Temple

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

The Confucian Temple has 4 very old steles (and a million more not as old) which are very interesting. The one depicting the sky is masterfully completed. The area around the Confucian statue is covered with bonsai. They are trained in different ways and are...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank KrisT77
Reviewed 27 July 2012

The Confucian temple will eventually be quite a lovely place to visit in Suzhou. Currently it is undergoing major refurbishment and the main hall is closed to the public. The biggest draw of the temple is still open and that is the stelae hall. There...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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