Pingyao Confucian Temple is an excellent place to experience Chinese traditional culture of worshipping literature and respecting Confucius. The magnificent Weixing Gate is the gate of the Confucian Temple. After entering, there is an arch bridge with water. This water line runs through the Confucian Temple. It must also be featured by geomantic omen and water. The main hall of the Confucian Temple, Dacheng Hall, is dedicated to Confucius and his disciples, who were named Dacheng Hall. The existing building is actually the oldest one in the national temple. It has a complex arch and pure wood structure. It is amazing to see the group images of Confucius and his disciples displayed inside. The square in front of Dachengdian Hall has just finished the experiment elementary school of Pingyao County. Children have been in the ancient and solemn temple since childhood. In front of Dachengdian Hall, they will receive the influence of traditional culture and immerse themselves in it. They will surely spend their lives. There are many prayer cards in front of Dacheng Hall. In addition to the candidates who come to worship Confucius and Wenqu stars, there are also various prayer contents. A huge "Queen" character behind the Dacheng Hall was carved in accordance with Wen Tianxiang's handwriting. The Minglun Hall in the backyard, Shixizhai and Rixinzhai, which were customized for the layout of ancient temples, has now become the Museum of ancient education and imperial examination culture. Finally, Zunjing Pavilion, the tallest building in the Confucian Temple, can climb it and overlook the skyline of Pingyao ancient city. The value of Pingyao Confucian Temple is that it is a perfect record of traditional Chinese Confucian temples. Confucian temples used to be everywhere in China, whether in big cities or small counties. Unfortunately, nowadays most of them are annihilated. Pingyao Confucian Temple is well preserved, and people who want to know the culture of Confucian Temple can not miss it.
Confucian temples, which were officially built in ancient China to worship Confucius, originated in the Tang Dynasty. In the Song Dynasty, Confucian temples were gradually built in large numbers in the cities of the Central Plains and the South of the Yangtze River. In the Yuan Dynasty, Confucian temples also appeared in Guizhou, Yunnan and the Qing Dynasty in Xinjiang and Northeast China. The main entrance of Pingyao Temple is the magnificent mooring gate. According to the Book of the Later Han Dynasty, the latter is Tianxing. The ancients believed that it was the star of the heavens. It was in charge of the selection of literati, implying that Confucius was the star of the heavens. Ancient emperors offered sacrifices to heaven, first to the stars. Confucius'lofty position in Chinese Dynasties was embodied by the setting of Hao Xingmen in the Confucian Temple. The gate is four pillars and three intervals, Xieshan style, wooden arch, dome arch is nine steps, eleven steps, roof glazed trim, pillars to the sky cloud crown. The shape is exquisite and magnificent.
The Confucian Temple was an official place of worship to Confucius in ancient China. The Confucian Temple. Pingyao Confucian Temple is located at 67 Chenghuangmiao Street in the ancient city. It was built in the early years of Zhenguan in Tang Dynasty. It is a large and well-preserved temple built in China for a long time. There are five courtyards outside the temple gate and the star gate. The main buildings in the temple are on a central axis. Dacheng Hall is the main hall of the whole temple. The Fifth Entrance Court, with its Jingge as the library, is a fixed configuration of the Confucian Temple. Donglu and Xilu, the supporting halls of the Second Entrance Court, also worship seventy-two sages. Reproduction of Confucius'disciples' coloured sculptures in the temple is the largest one in China. You can watch it carefully while you are visiting.
Pingyao's Confucian Temple, also known as the Confucian Temple School Palace, was built in the early years of Zhenguan in the Tang Dynasty. Among them, Dacheng Hall was rebuilt in Jin Dading three years (AD 1163). It has a history of more than 800 years. It has remained the original appearance so far. It is the oldest existing Confucian Temple at all levels in China and the most complete preserved Confucian Temple complex in China. The main ancient buildings in Pingyao Temple are Wenchang Pavilion, Kuixing Tower, Shipaifang, Wenchang Temple under the wall, Yunlufang, Zhuangyuan Bridge, Shadow Wall, Weixing Gate, Panchi, Dacheng Gate, Dacheng Hall, Minglun Hall, Jingyi Pavilion, Zunjing Pavilion, East-West Luzhou, Rixinzhai, Shixizhai, axillary door, chamber, kitchen, shrine and so on. The buildings are simple and elegant. All kinds of stone carvings and wood carvings are exquisitely crafted. They have high artistic and historical value.
The Confucius Temple is the place where ancient scholars worshipped Confucius. The central part of the main hall is the statue of Confucius. The left and right parts are: Shu Sheng Confucius, Zong Sheng Zeng Shen, Fu Sheng Yan Hui and Ya Sheng Meng Kai. The statue is grand and magnificent, which makes people unconsciously pay respect from their hearts. The back hall is planted with green locust weeping willows. There are many interesting scenic spots, such as Longmen and Ao Monument. Most people like to take photos here in order to make a good picture. In the latter Pavilion of Respecting Sutras there is the only scroll of Champions left in China. This paper has neat handwriting and fluent style of writing, so you can feel the charm of being a reader. The cultural atmosphere of the whole Confucian temple is quite strong, which is worth seeing.
The Confucian Temple is not only the place where Confucius is worshipped, but also the place where the academy is located. It introduces the imperial examinations which won fame in the feudal period, and the nine-grade system, as well as Pingyao Chaoshan Academy. The courtyard is quiet and quiet.
Pingyao Confucius Temple is a large-scale place to worship Confucius. Now there are some exhibitions about the ancient imperial examination system and several famous photographers. Its architecture and sculpture are exquisite, and some calligraphy works are worth watching.
Pingyao Confucian Temple is a famous scenic spot in Pingyao ancient city. The Confucian Temple is very large. We came in through the back door and found a way for half a day before we reached the front door. There are many ancient buildings in the Confucian Temple, which are impressive, but the huge number of prayer signs at the entrance of the Dacheng Hall shocked people.