Pingyao Confucian Temple

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  • Address: 67 Chenghuangmiao St, Pingyao, Jinzhong, Shanxi, China
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +86-3545682948
  • Ticket Price: 20 CNY
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Pingyao Confucian Temple - Review

The Pingyao Confucian Temple, located in the Ancient city of Pingyao of Shanxi province, was built in the Zhenguan era of the Tang dynasty. This temple has one of the longest histories among all the currently existing Confucian temples in China. The original temple was not built as a memorial temple, but rather served as a family temple of Confucius himself. The compound has been blessed with a sophisticated layout, which helped it earned the title of the ‘Little Forbidden City’. Highlights and must sees include:

  • Kuixing Hall – Dedicated to the Chinese holy guard of students.
  • Wenchang Hall - Dedicated to the Chinese God of Literature.
  • Lingxing Hall - Dedicated to the Chinese God in charge of Harvest.
  • Dacheng Hall – The statue of Confucius and his achievements on display here.
  • Rainbow Bridge
  • Pan Bridge (also known as the Zhuangyuan bridge).

Pingyao Confucian Temple Information

  • It is advised to leave early for the site, as it is located at a distance from the center of the city.

Pingyao Confucian Temple Ticket Prices

  • Free: The ticket prices for this attraction is covered in the Joint ticket of Pingyao Ancient City that costs CNY 150.

How To reach Pingyao Confucian Temple by Public Transport

  • Walk or hire a taxi.
  • Ask a local for the bus details.

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TripHobo Highlights for Pingyao Confucian Temple

  • Pingyao Confucian Temple Address: 67 Chenghuangmiao St, Pingyao, Jinzhong, Shanxi, China
  • Pingyao Confucian Temple Contact Number: +86-3545682948
  • Pingyao Confucian Temple Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Pingyao Confucian Temple Price: 20 CNY
  • Best time to visit Pingyao Confucian Temple(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Pingyao Confucian Temple: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Pingyao Confucian Temple

  • 70.37% of people who visit Pingyao include Pingyao Confucian Temple in their plan

  • 45.45% of people start their Pingyao Confucian Temple visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Pingyao Confucian Temple

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

50% of people prefer walking in order to reach Pingyao Confucian Temple

People normally club together Ping Yao Temple Of The City God and Pingyao County Government Museum while planning their visit to Pingyao Confucian Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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