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When I was there in December 2018, the entire area has been turned into a comprehensive tourist area. This area is made up of two main sectors, the real Nishan with an old Confucius Temple, and a newly built sector with a Confucius Academy as...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More