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Qufu
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.
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Qufu’s Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and Kong Family Mansion
4.5/5
8,543 Reviews
Temple
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Famous Residences
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.
Temple of Confucius
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2,730 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Temple
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
4.5/5
1,382 Reviews
Historical Architecture
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.
The Confucian Six Arts City
3.8/5
423 Reviews
Cultural Experiencial Area
The Confucian Six Arts City is in Qufu City, not far from Confucius Temple and Confucius Mansion. It is a theme park built with archaistic architecture and modern technology. The scenic spot has two parts: the Confucian Six Arts City and Confucius Hometown. The city has landscapes, indoor attractions and amusement facilities, as well as ancient music and dance performances. Here, you can experience ancient rituals, practice Confucian Six Arts and feel Confucian culture. You can also participate in folk performances, such as playing waist drums. Shopping, food and other services are provided in the city.
Cemetery of Confucius
4.2/5
556 Reviews
Located north of Qufu, the Cemetery of Confucius is also known as "Zhisheng Forest," where Confucius and his descendants were buried. Since Confucius was buried here in 479 BC, his descendants were also buried here, and there are about 100,000 tombs so far. The Cemetery of Confucius is a very large, long-standing and well-preserved complex of tombs and artificial gardens.
Ni Mountain
4.3/5
123 Reviews
Ni Mountain is southeast of Qufu, Jining. According to historical records, it is the birthplace of Confucius. Previously called Niqiu Mountain, it was renamed Ni Mountain to avoid using Confucius' given name, Qiu. The scenic area is home to the Confucian Temple and Nishan Institute. The temple has a history of more than 1000 years. There are more than ten stelae for the Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties and the Republican period inside and outside the temple, making it the place to learn about Ni Mountain and its history.

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Qufu Weather

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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Qufu
Nov 26, 2020 Qufu Weather:Hazy, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:62%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:59/17:00
Qufu Travel:Suitable, Umbrella:Not Required, UV Strength:Very Low

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