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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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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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Shendao Road, Qufu 273100, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
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
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
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

Thank lookingaroundfornow
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Of the three Confucian sights of Qufu, the Temple is the grandest and most worthwhile. There is so much interesting stonework and artwork in and on the various buildings. I'd never seen the "3D" columns before. The Dacheng building, the biggest in the complex is...More

Thank bladdamasta
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A very informative trip of your interested in Confucius (Kong Zhong Ni). Tour guides are an option and very good to hear the rich history of the temple and other Chinese cultural points. We were able to get an English tour guide for 80rmb per...More

1  Thank Brent M
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

From an historical point of view, this was well worth the visit. Well preserved and restored I enjoyed spending a couple of hours walking around with our private guide who was very knowledgeable. We went in December - yes a little chilly - but we...More

Thank Garrrick W
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Qufu is the hometown of Confucius, which is a city full of culture. It’s different from other cities. I can fell silence in Qufu. It’s my honour to have the opportunity to listen to an interesting courses about Confucius, and saw a lot of students...More

1  Thank skyLPY
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A large area, nice temples, beautiful and large Stone plates with carvings; worth a visit for 1-2 hours

Thank Leopard154
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The temple is housed within a huge area that requires lots of walking. It is interesting to see the great sage's birthplace, his home, a temple dedicated to his scholarly pursuits, the Kong Mansion and his resting place with more than 3,000 of his ancestors...More

Thank Traveller9931
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FYL003
Are there Left luggage lockers at the Qufu East Station ? I am planning to take the bullet train from Beijing with a backpack for overnight stays at TaiAn. I would rather not carry my backpack when visiting QuFu.
30 August 2016|
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Response from woundi | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen any luggage lockers :/
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