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Beijing Confucian Temple

Beijing Confucian Temple is the place where worshipping Confucius during the time of Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasty.

Features of Beijing Confucian Temple


They are located on Guo Zijian Street in the Andingmen, Beijing. On Guo Zijian Street, there are four colored wood arches built during the Qing Dynasty. It is said that it is the street that is most and best protected wood arches in Beijing.

Beijing Confucian Temple was structured on 1032 firstly and completed on 1036. The major building was bedecked with yellow smooth tiles which were the significant of highest construction standard in ancient society. Beijing Confucian Temple was built with reasonable programming and wholesale, graphically demonstrating the life of royal family.

Beijing Confucian Temple covers an area of about 20,000 square meters and consists of  four independent courtyards. In front of the temple, there stands Well Pavilion, Tablets Pavilion ,God Kitchen. At its west side, there are Tablets Pavilion, Zhizhai Hall and Chijing Gate which is linked with Guo Zijian. On both sides, there are 198 tablets built during the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasty which are valued curiosity presenting the history of Chinese ancient education. Dacheng Hall is the place where used to be the sacrifice etiquette is held.

Collections in Beijing Confucian Temple


Beijing Confucian Temple has various kind of excellent collections while it is noted for the stone carvings, such as Qian Long stone drums, Jinshi Tablets , Shisanjing stone carvings and other stone tablets founded during the time of Ming and Qing Dynasty. Additionally , there are 14 stone pavilions built in the Ming and Qing Dynasty. Stone carvings are valued historical records. The magnificent Shisanjing tablets are the symbols of Chinese ancient culture.

Suggested Spots


1.Jinshi Stone Tablets during the Ming and Qing Dynasty
2.Exhibition of Chinese Ancient Exams
3.Exhibition of sacrifice instruments


Beijing Confucian Temple Notes

1.Address: Guo Zijian Street, Dongcheng District ,Beijing City.
2.Subway: You can take Subway Line 2 and get off at Lama Temple Station.
3.Ticket Fee: RMB 10 / Person
4.Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. - 17:00 p.m.
5.Adjacent Spot: Lama Temple