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Jianshui Confucius Temple

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North-west of Jianshui County, Jianshui County 654300, China
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Confucius as most know was philosopher but his teachings also evoked a spiritual following and religious type beliefs. His writings and philosophies have not only influenced China but also other countries most significantly Vietnam. There is also a religion in Vietnam called Cao Dai, that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gary W
Reviewed 26 April 2018

That was my first thought when I was told that we were going to visit this Confucius temple, but at the end I was glad I did it. Different from any other temples, more spacious and with an aura of tranquillity, the temple is set...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HantsJames
Reviewed 10 December 2017

A visit to the 2nd largest Confucius temple in China. Nothing magnificent but quite relaxing in the middle of the city. Old garden charm worth the visit around.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank qiang73
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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Acevind
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...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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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

Date of experience: November 2016
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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.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank nomade123
Reviewed 22 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...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Salama M
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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Aurelien H
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...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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