1.There are joss sticks available for sale within the Confucian Temple. Many tourists go to the institution building to sound out the gigantic drum at the Bell and Drum Tower in the hope of achieving academic successes for their children. 2. Night cruise though QinHuai River is perhaps the best way to enjoy the night view of the Confucian Temple.3. As the temple is a popular tourist spot and is also very crowded, you have to watch out for your personal belongings and valuables.
The Confucian Temple, built during the Song Dynasty, is one of the 4 main institutional temples in China. Within the grounds of the temple, there are many artistic performances like Lantern designing, paper-cutting, mini sculpturing and so on. During the Chinese New year, there will be a lantern festival along the QinHuai river, and you can also savor delicacies done in traditional Qinhuai style like the crab shell pancakes, beef skewers and others.