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Confucius Temple, Tainan
(3.5/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
A historical landmark of the Eastern philosophy and the first of its kind in Taiwan, Confucius Temple once acted as a central academy in the religion’s teachings. Opened in 1665 under the Koxinga dynasty, the elegant burnt sienna complex sits within a plush garden, with plenty of shady courtyards in which to relax. Make your way to the temple’s center, framed by two ceremonial gates leading to the Dacheng Hall and Hall of Edification, admiring Confucian calligraphy and tablets. Wander back to the central courtyard, where locals regularly practice Tai Chi underneath the Banyan trees, looking out over the sports field to a sea of colorful kites. To visit Confucius Temple on your holiday in Tainan, and find out what else Tainan has to offer, use our Tainan travel itinerary maker.
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  • Historical places that need to paid when visit into the inner side of the temple. Not much thing to see inside, but if you are for the history of the country, this might be your place. 
  • 在孔廟內逗留了少於一小時,但時間上而言亦已經足夠參加。雖然廟內並沒有太多的指示及解說,但設有工作人員,以方便旅客可以隨時詢問。工作人員亦非常主動為我們進行解說,使我們加深了對孔廟的認識! 
  • Temple and beautiful garden, nice night giving off a sense of calm and fullness although the site is located in the city center
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