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Chongming Confucius Temple
Chongming Confucius Temple, also known as Chongming Study Palace, is an ancient architectural complex covering an area of about 1.55 hectares. It is the largest Confuciun temple in the city. Originally built in 1327 during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) it was rebuilt on the current site in 1622 in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). For centuries, the temple has served as a place for locals to pay tribute to Confucius. As the founder of Confucian culture, the great ... more
Jiading Confucius Temple
The Confucius Temple, situated in Jiading town 19km/12mi northwest of Shanghai, was built in 1219 and restored during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. In 1958 the municipal museum of Jiading was erected here where, among other exhibits are kept 90 stone tablets with old inscriptions. ... more
Shanghai Confucius Temple
Shanghai Confucius Temple is the only ancient architectural complex combining temple and school in downtown Shanghai to worship China's great thinker and founder of the Confucian culture, Confucius. It is a sacred place for profound Confucian culture. Since its establishment in 1294, the temple has existed for more than 700 years, during which it was moved several times. The current site was chosen in 1855, occupying an area of 1.13 hectare. It is a municipal site for ... more
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