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Kong Miao (Confucius' Temple), Beijing

Kong Miao (Confucius' Temple) - Beijing, China
Kong Miao (Confucius' Temple)
13 Guozijian Jie, Beijng, China 100007Map
+86 10 8401 1977
Neighborhood: Dong Cheng District
Overview

Covering an area of more than two hectares (five acres), this is the country's second largest Confucian temple, smaller only than the one in Confucius' hometown of Qufu. Built in 1306, it consists of four courtyards and houses 198 stone tablets that bear the names of more than 50,000 scholars who passed the imperial exams in the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. A ceremony in honor of Confucius, China's great sage and philosopher, is held annually on September 28.

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Kong Miao (Confucius' Temple) General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
  • Nearest Train: An Ding Men Station
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