Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu

This site comprises the temple, the cemetery, the family mansion of Confucius and over 100 other buildings

Temple of Confucius in Qufu
This postcard was sent by Ning

The Temple of Confucius in QufuShandong Province, is the largest and most renowned temple of Confucius in East Asia.
The temple complex is among the largest in China, it covers an area of 16,000 square metres and has a total of 460 rooms. Because the last major redesign following the fire in 1499 took place shortly after the building of the Forbidden City in the Ming Dynasty, the architecture of the Temple of Confucius resembles that of the Forbidden City in many ways. - in: wikipedia

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