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Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum

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Originally built in 1302 and used as a place for sacrifices to Confucius during the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, this former temple lost its religious function during the “bourgeois revolution” in 1912 and currently houses the Capital Museum.
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No.13 Guozijian Street, Beijing, China
+86 10 8401 1977
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and peaceful. Really interesting to see and super close to the Lama Temple so easy to visit the two in one trip.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank cozzah99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great deal to see here. The high light for us was the Chu Juan Bai Cypress, or touch evil tree. One item of note is the 700-year-old Chu Jian Bai (Touch Evil Cypress) in the temple. Its name is associated with an ancient legend....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked this place. So calm and peaceful after the madness of Forbidden Palace, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Lama Temple Really also like the museum exhibition. Who knew that formalised, planned, examined Chinese higher education and study can be traced back to 2100...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple was OK but not that great and it only took about 30 minutes to visit. The 30 RMB ticket price is too high for this temple and it seems Confucian temples in China are a rip-off all over (the Nanjing one is also...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful temple across from Lama Temple - also near interesting hutongs. Make a day of it! A more serene atmosphere than the exuberant Lama. Bridged water ways add to the beauty.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

We decided to visit Confucius Temple before visiting Lama Temple, located almost directly opposite each other. We used Subway Line 2 and got off at Yonghengong Station, Exit F. The entrance fee to Confucius Temple was RMB 30.00 per person, which allowed us access to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

Its a nice place to see not only as a historical attraction. really liked the calm and peaceful atmosthere there.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Visited here with friends, the temple has many rooms and buildings to explore. Overall it’s got great history with many attractions with English signage. Well worth a visit!!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

We visited the excellent museum detailing the life of Confucius and were quite impressed by the amount of detail. Can certainly recommend a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mike J
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Visited the Confucius Temple after our trip to the Lama Temple. Entrance is inside one of the Hutong area and not visivle from the main Street, but there's enough signage to mark it. Interesting place to learn about Confucianism and they have a free show...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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April 8, 2018|
Response from doug p | Reviewed this property |
as far as I know, it’s closed on mondays
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Ron Z | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say I do not know the answer to this. Keep looking on google.