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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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  • Fuzi Miao is one of those "must visit" places in Nanjing. The long and rich history of the Confucius Temple is the central point of this area. It is a favorite tourist spot for Chinese visitors and fo...  more »
  • 清明游人如织,人头攒动亦如旧时的光景,花灯美而精致,秦淮河内游船往来穿梭,访古忆今,大概旧的的古都只会比现在更繁华吧,还同于苏州的小家碧玉之秀美,这里犹如行走在清明上河图内  more »
  • I visited after sunset, as it was the only time I could do that. At night the place looks really magical, with all the lanterns and the lights. I visited the temple and did the boat ride, both of whic...  more »