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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  • If you are looking for wisdom, do not miss the 628,000 characters all about wisdom, written on the tablets here at the Temple of Confucius. The collected writings at this temple took twelve years to w...  more »
  • this is one of most important places in human history, one of most important philosopher send his entire life to build such schools around China.  more »
  • It's focus is as a seat of study & learning so it is far less embellished than many temples, but worth seeing in conjunction to a visit to the much more elaaborate Lama Temple across the road.  more »
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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
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