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Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao), Nanjing

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Used as a holy site dedicated to one of most prominent philosophers in the world, Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao) also represents a widely popular tourist attraction and a monument to China's cultural heritage. Constructed in 1034 during the Song dynasty, the temple complex suffered repeated damage throughout history, but it was persistently rebuilt and expanded in the architectural style of Ming and Qing dynasties. Inside the temple, explore many points of interest, such as the inner hall, a collection of panels depicting the life of Confucius, and a bronze statue made in his image. The site also contains shops, snack bars, tea cafes, and restaurants, so you can rest and taste fine local dishes. Use our Nanjing itinerary planner to visit Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao) on your trip to Nanjing, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Master 廟-view area and Lin-qinhuai River bian, area rivers Stadium within these boards the ship, Ting Fu solutions says the ship River stories! Concilium 趕 busy future after this, little MTV alert will net the way hex Guo with duck blood bean curd taste powder, still a beggar a surname because there is little more he can't finish, with little waves for free! Bian hotel last week to mix hand gifts shops around, but in great heat day of outdoor very hot, people can't find image: heat stroke! Find location of tea gardens, little 壺 when estate-Yuhua tea green tea, with peanuts, sunflower seeds, killing to explain, summer after Qi fade, 諾 Ford Hotel go back to blowing cool ~
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  • This place has many shops where you can buy gifts with reasonable prices. You can try there local food. Some places smell of Dofu (I don't like that typical smell despite my love to Tofu in general). ...  more »
  • The nightlife is wonderful! The river is beautifully lit. Very pedestrian friendly area. The Temple itself is worth the price of admission too.  more »

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