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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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  • This area is surrounded by canals and there are many shops, restaurants and leisure options. The boat ride along the canal is really nice and at night there is a light show. The actual confucian templ...  more »
  • 适合晚上去。人很多。坐地铁可以一号线三山街下。也可以三号线夫子庙下。晚上可以乘船夜游秦淮河。夫子庙最著名的还是小吃。但大多是外地人给外地游客准备的。本地南京人一般不去吃。 
  • Lovely old Chinese place, with the added bonus of river cruises.Plenty of small shops with some good bargains, but look carefully.