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About Qufu

Located in the southwest of Shandong Province, Qufu is an ancient holy city with a long history, numerous cultural relics and fascinating historical sites. It is the birthplace not only of Confucius, Yanzi and Mencius, but also the Yellow Emperor, father of the nation of China. Confucius was one of the greatest philosophers in the history of the world, and is the founder of Chinese Confucian culture. Qufu’s Kong Family Mansion, Confucius Temple and Confucius Forest are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites for their prominent position in Chinese history and eastern culture.

Popular Attractions in Qufu

Qufu’s Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and Kong Family Mansion
7,932 Reviews
The Temple of Confucius, Kong Family Mansion, and Cemetery of Confucius represent holy land memorialized throughout the history of China. The Temple of Confucius was built from the remains of Confucius's old residence and is a famous place for making offerings to the scholar. The scale of the Kong Family Mansion is second in China only to the Forbidden City, and it served for hundreds of years as the long-term residence of Confucius’s descendants. The Cemetery of Confucius is the burial site of Confucius and his descendants.
Nishan Sacredland
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Cultural Experiencial Area
Temple of Confucius
2,622 Reviews
The Temple of Confucius was converted from his residence and is famous in China as a place to make offerings to the scholar. The temple is enormous, covering nine courtyards. The majestic complex includes over one hundred structures lined up facing each other along the central pathway. Today, offerings to Confucius are still continuously being made here, and scheduled major music and dance events draw many people who dress in traditional Chinese dress and come to worship Confucius.
Kong Family Mansion
1,347 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
The Kong Family Mansion lies to the east of the Temple of Confucius. It was the historical residence of the direct descendants of Confucius and is a typical example of architecture from Chinese feudal society. The building contains official spaces and residential quarters. The enormous mansion has nine courtyards and over 400 rooms. There are a large number of historical relics on display.

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Trip Moments

The tour around Beijing is different! Two hours of high-speed rail, the hometown of Confucius walked! Who said that the tour around Beijing must be in Beijing! ? Science and technology change life, sit on the high-speed rail for two and a half hours, do not traffic jam to Shandong, weekend tour, Kong Shengren's hometown Qufu walked. Nishan Holy Land, rich experience, full of harvest. Night to visit Nishan, see the gorgeous night scene: Nishan Holy Land, autumn night, the huge statue of Confucius stands quietly, can be seen anywhere. The water curtain performance at night was unusually shocking, the flowing classical poetry, the galloping fountain, the chimes, horses and phoenix shapes that the drones made in the air, the classics of Chinese culture that passed down the millennium, and the story of a generation of saint Confucius. . The grassland and the otter in the scenic spot can be seen everywhere. I am very busy with the electronic lanterns. University Hall Experience hand-painted rabbits: In addition to the visit, there are also Chinese learning experiences for parents and children. In the workshop of the University Hall, I worked with a rabbit. Of course, I am responsible for the hands-on, he is responsible for the command. In addition to painting rabbits, there are also hand-painted Juan fans, hand-painted lanterns and other projects. Quietly complete a handmade work of his own, take home, is a good travel hand to do, travel memories. Handwriting the Analects of Confucius, the study of Chinese culture: on the second floor of the university hall, you can also experience the handwritten analects. Similarly, I am responsible for copying the Analects and I am responsible for watching. However, in the process of copying, I have been reading it for "Knowledge is known, I don't know if I don't know, I know it." Chinese studies and inheritance are not overnight. In the university hall, many children wear Chinese clothes and carefully copy and study. Still feel beautiful and very cute. "Golden Sound Yuzhen", shocking the body and mind: In the Nishan Holy Land University Hall, the large indoor ritual performance "Golden Sound Yu Zhen" shocked me! The perfect combination of sound, light, electricity, poetry, music and dance, the changing stage set, character shape, rhythm and relaxation of the plot, interpretation of "the Confucius of the world" and "the world of Confucius", will "the life of Mingli The stage version of the "way" is perfectly conveyed. I was two and a half years old and I saw that I was especially involved. Coordinates: Qufu. Nishan Holy Land Practical tips: 1, night tour Nishan Lantern Festival and performance until November 3, there are many games every night / Hh/2, Baigongfang experience time 10:30-21:00 3, "Jinsheng Yuzhen" performance in the independent hall of the university hall, many times a day 4, Nishan Holy Land, Beijing departure Two and a half hours of high-speed rail, it is recommended to buy tickets one week in advance. Beijing South ~ Qufu East.
Posted: Oct 22, 2019