Confucius Temple (Nanking)

Nanjing Confucius Temple is located in Gongyuan Street on the north bank of Qinhuai River in Qinhuai District of Nanjing, west of Jiangnan Gongyuan, namely Nanjing Confucius Temple, Nanjing Confucian Temple and Wenxuanwang Temple. It is the place where the Confucius is worshipped. It is the first highest institution in China and the four major temples in China. It is the place of ancient Chinese cultural hub.

Confucius Temple is a group of ancient buildings with a large scale. It consists mainly of Confucius Temple, Xuegong and Gongyuan. It covers an enormous area. There are Zhaobi, Dianchi, Archway, Juxing Pavilion, Kuixing Pavilion, Qixingmen, Dacheng Hall, Mingde Hall, Zunjing Pavilion and other buildings. Confucius Temple is known as the scenic spot of Qinhuai and has become the characteristic landscape area of ​​the ancient capital of Nanjing. It is the largest traditional ancient market in China. It is the four major cities in China with Shanghai Chenghuang Temple, Suzhou Xuanmiao Temple and Beijing Tianqiao.

The Confucius Temple in Nanjing was destroyed many times, and the last time it was destroyed by the fire of the Japanese invaders in 1937. After the repair of the Confucius Temple in 1985, it has received more than 100 million tourists. It has received more than 100,000 tourists on weekdays and more than 300,000 people on holidays. It is a famous open-plan national AAAAA tourist attraction in China, and it is also a popular tourist attraction. Resort.

Confucius Temple has become an important attraction on the Shili Qinhuai scenery belt with rich Ming and Qing architectural styles. It is centered on Dacheng Hall, with an axis from north to south. The building is symmetrical and covers an area of ​​about 26,300 square meters. It has been listed as a municipal cultural relics protection unit. Confucius Temple is located in the south of the city center, next to Gongyuan Street on the north bank of the Qinhuai River. It is a bustling downtown which has evolved from a cultural and educational center. The Confucius Temple, which is commonly referred to as the Confucius Temple, actually includes the Confucius Temple, the Xuegong Temple and the main building complex of the Gongyuan.

There are no less than 200 traditional foods and snacks served at Confucius Temple. Confucius Temple's food culture has a long history, and it can be traced back to the Six Dynasties period. The Ming and Qing Dynasties are particularly prosperous, and the various cuisines and snacks are winning and winning. The flavor is unique. Since the reform and opening up, the municipal government has unearthed the scattered snacks of the folks and innovated on the basis of inheriting the traditional characteristics, forming a Qinhuai-style snack represented by “Qinhuai Bajie”.

Confucius Temple snacks are available in dry and savory mixes, with savoir-faire, interspersed with folk performances, with rich local characteristics and cultural atmosphere, which makes the catering process a process of appreciation of culture. It reflects the delicate combination of diet and culture, and has a long history for Chinese and foreign tourists. The attraction has become an important pillar of the Confucius Temple tourism economy and a distinctive culture of this region.

The Nanjing Confucius Temple Lantern Festival is a special folk cultural event that is circulated in the Nanjing area. It is also known as the "Jinling Lantern Festival" and is held mainly during the Spring Festival to the Lantern Festival. As early as the Southern Dynasty, there was the Lantern Festival, and the grand occasion was the highest in the country. Since the beginning of the Ming Dynasty, the Lantern Festival in Nanjing has gradually enjoyed the reputation of "Qinhuai Lantern", and the famous Qinhuai River "lightship" has also become famous.

Nanjing Confucius Temple Tickets:
Confucius Temple Dacheng Hall: 15 yuan
Jiangnan Gongyuan: 15 yuan
Wang Xie ancient residence: 8 yuan
Li Xiangjun's former residence: 8 yuan

Confucius Temple Dacheng Hall + Jiangnan Gongyuan + Wang Xie Guju + Li Xiangjun's Former Residence: 40 yuan
Dacheng Hall + Grand View Garden: 28 yuan
Dacheng Hall + Grand View Garden + Wang Xie: 32 yuan
Confucius Temple + Xuegong + Grand View Garden: 30 yuan
Confucius Temple + Xuegong + Grand View Garden + Wang Xie: 32 yuan

Confucius Temple Station: 1 Road, 4 Road, 7 Road, 30 Road, 31 Road, 40 Road, 44 Road, 49 Road, 62 Road, 166 Road, 202 Road, Y1 Road, Y2 Road, Y4 Road
Changle Road Station: 2, 16, 26, 33, 44, 49, 202, 204, Y2, Y14, Y16, Y20
Sanshan Street Station: 16 Road, 26 Road, 33 Road, 44 Road, 46 Road, 49 Road, 202 Road, Y2 Road, Y16 Road, Y20 Road

Nanjing Metro Line 1 Sanshan Street Station
Nanjing Metro Line 3 Confucius Temple Station

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