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Confucius Temple

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A grand complex of monuments and buildings in the hometown of the great philosopher and educator.
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Shendao Road, Qufu 273100, China
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I was in Qufu for an office retreat and we were taken to the Confucius Temple. Honestly, I'm sure there are things to see and do here (and we had a guide so it was my fault for not paying attention), but the heat had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank berr520
Reviewed 6 September 2018

With helps of our knowledgeable guide, it was very interesting to visit Confucius Temple in Qufu. According to Chinese culture and tradition, each new dynasty needs to destroy the previous one's family houses/temples to symbolise the establishment of new family orders or called dynasty (She...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rzhang_1969
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The Temple is looking considerably better after a lot of renovations and the scaffolding has been taken down. Having said that, there is still a lot more necessary. Always an interesting visit and actually a lot to see and learn. Always enjoy the massive Steles...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 21 February 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank WayneKelso
Reviewed 4 February 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 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 .

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Woodysvw
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Climber145765
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Sara S
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Siōbhán M
Reviewed 19 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

Date of experience: June 2017
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