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The Confucius Temple - Quanzhou

The Confucius Temple lies inside Pangong on Zhongshan Street, Licheng District. It began to be built in the beginning of Taipingxingguo of the North song dynasty (976 A.D.), the largest Confucius Temple survival in South China. Dacheng Grand Hall is the main structure for offering a sacrifice to Confucius. It is constructed of seven rooms in face width and five sections in depth, bucket arched and the beams arranged in a crisscross pattern and painted or carved with dragons, birds, beasts, flowers and plants. The columns of the hall are of stone. 72 pieces of rectangular-shaped stone are laid on the surface of the bridge symbolizing the 72 favorite disciples of onfucius. There are the side rooms on both sides, Dacheng gate in the front, and Jinshengyuzhen Gate.The present tructure remains original of the early Qing dynasty, and was listed in the key national safeguard cultural relics in 2001.

Open  Time: 8:00--17:30

Quanzhou  Confucius Temple