Pingyao Confucian Temple, Pingyao
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Address: 67 Chenghuangmiao St, Pingyao, Jinzhong, Shanxi, China
Ticket Price: 20 CNY
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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About Pingyao Confucian Temple, Pingyao
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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