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Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao), Nanjing
(3.4/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
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 was just ok. Cheap if you have nothing else to do. I've done so many of these types of temples and gardens that this wasn't one of the better ones. 
  • It's more than just a temple, as the temple is just one part of the area. Temple itself is worth the 30RMB admission fee. Rest of the area is a huge shopping area, inside the area around the temple ar...  more »
  • Went there with friends, in principle, not bad ... Museums, unfortunately could not get there but a bunch of shops and beautiful sculptures, monuments ... You can build up souvenirs and a tasty meal.
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