Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao), Nanjing

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Used as a holy site dedicated to one of most prominent philosophers in the world, Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao) also represents a widely popular tourist attraction and a monument to China's cultural heritage. Constructed in 1034 during the Song dynasty, the temple complex suffered repeated damage throughout history, but it was persistently rebuilt and expanded in the architectural style of Ming and Qing dynasties. Inside the temple, explore many points of interest, such as the inner hall, a collection of panels depicting the life of Confucius, and a bronze statue made in his image. The site also contains shops, snack bars, tea cafes, and restaurants, so you can rest and taste fine local dishes. Use our Nanjing trip builder website to visit Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao) on your trip to Nanjing, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Despite the light rain, the streets were alive and active. The shops were well lit and fun to browse. The snacks and sundries were plentiful and varied. 
    Despite the light rain, the streets were alive and active. The shops were well lit and fun to browse. The snacks and sundries were plentiful and varied.  more »
  • We enjoyed walking around here at night seeing the many lights and side streets. There a quite a few restaurants and shops to go to as well. It definitely comes alive at night and can be crowded near....  more
    We enjoyed walking around here at night seeing the many lights and side streets. There a quite a few restaurants and shops to go to as well. It definitely comes alive at night and can be crowded near....  more »

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