Confucius Temple and The Imperial College Museum, Beijing

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Learn about the revered intellectual and educator during a visit to Confucius Temple and The Imperial College Museum, a temple housing a large set of artifacts relating to Confucius and Confucianism. Built in 1302 and greatly expanded over the years to now occupy a 20,000 sq m (215,278 sq ft) site, the temple represents one of the largest buildings dedicated to Confucius in the country. Rulers and officials paid their respects to the philosopher here until 1911, while today the temple area collects notable artifacts and artworks related to Confucius and his beliefs, including stone tablets engraved with the names of those who passed the Imperial Examination, and a statue of the great man himself. A visit to Confucius Temple and The Imperial College Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Beijing itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • This time it is probably 3 or 4 times that visitors. Surprisingly recently knows that the past still walk around in. Some of the exhibition buildings which have never been visited in. Here is the log of the nobility to join in Government. In the form of a basic philosophy, Confucianism (Confucian) in. the Court of Confucius statue and stone rocks. but today it rains in a drizzle and not show notifications, in.
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  • When I went, it was a beautiful day. Tons of things to see, even had a headset tour guide in English. Very nice. Well kept, pretty interesting if you like these kinds of things. It got cloudy and a bi...  more »
  • This temple can be combined with the lama Temple. These 2 Temple complexes visits is enough in 1 day what temples. The area is also pleasant. Many shops and restaurants (local). The complex is beautiful and not expensive. There is a kind of show to 11/12 and 14 hours. We were just too late. The lama Temple is much more beautiful.
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  • It is a college Superintendent District along the South of taxi 2, line 5, line Yonghegong Palace Station. Laboratory of Department of Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasty temples dedicated to Confucius and a top school. Turned into a Museum, using a wax figure of that time to recreate or. Futoshi Temple, mausoleum of the Emperor and called three sanlao Royal.
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  • 國子監理的辟雍為昔日皇帝講學的地方, 值得一訪
  • 很棒,但園區導遊推銷100人名幣的平安符