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Shanghai Confucian Temple, Shanghai

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
A serene spot in the middle of a busy city, Shanghai Confucian Temple brings you closer to the founder of Confucianism and his teachings. Dedicated to the ancient Chinese philosopher and educator, the temple was built in the late 14th century and served as one of Shanghai's major learning establishments for a long time. The vast complex features three courtyards, 28 buildings, numerous stone carvings, stone arches, and drum towers. Once you've entered, cross the bridge over a little pond, paying attention to the decorations in the form of lion and dragon heads. A bronze statue of Confucius holding a sword greets visitors from the front door of the main hall, with a golden statue of the great teacher and his two disciples aside him in the center of the hall. Take a moment to admire the huge bell, adorned with dragon patterns and 24 carriages depicting Confucius' journey. Plan to see Shanghai Confucian Temple and other attractions that appeal to you using our Shanghai trip generator.
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  • Kitty welcomed us at the door after paying our 10yuan to get in and offered to guide is The cost ..... As Confucius would say pay what you feel it is worth so it is up to you but the guide made it far...  read more »
  • few places I think are not worth ... This is one of them, just go if you have time left, or jump!
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  • 儿时的回忆,上初中高中那会儿常去,在那边买了好多套手办,花了不少的零花钱,肉痛~~,上大学之后就没再去过了,听说现在拆了,挺可惜的 
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