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Confucius Temple

Shipin Rd. and Dongshan Road, Dong District, Hsinchu, Taiwan
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Nice historical site to visit

Hsinchu Confucius Temple opens on Wednesday to Friday from 8AM to 5PM. It is right next to Hsinchu... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
EnjoyHsinchu
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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
It was closed.....

It was not open to public when we visited the temple. We can only take a look at the exterior... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
SoftPig
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good55%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 28, 2017
“Nice historical site to visit”
Sep 13, 2016
“It was closed.....”
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Shipin Rd. and Dongshan Road, Dong District, Hsinchu, Taiwan
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Hsinchu Confucius Temple opens on Wednesday to Friday from 8AM to 5PM. It is right next to Hsinchu Zoo and holiday flowers market so you can visit them altogether. The Temple was first built in 1817 at Wuchang Street (武昌街) by a local official, Xue...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

It was not open to public when we visited the temple. We can only take a look at the exterior. Though it looked beautiful, the front gate is pretty much the only place we saw. Good thing is that it is actually next to the...More

Thank SoftPig
Reviewed July 22, 2016

Go up Xing-Lin Road a few blocks to Shuang-Shi, Section 2. When you see the white church with the tall spire atop of which is a golden Mary holding baby Jesus, turn left. At that shady intersection, you can not only get pie in the...More

Thank DavidTempleFDR
Reviewed September 3, 2015

A great place to fully understand the life and times of this period, the temple offers agood example of culture and art.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed June 27, 2015

As what Kongtzu himself would have liked, the temple is clean, very simple in decorations, and does not draw unnecessary attention from the public. It has a very peaceful atmosphere, so long not spoilt by noisy, insensitive tourists. It is not a destination you must...More

Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a reconstruction of a Confucian temple from the 1830s, but there is little trace of the original structure. The current one is sterile concrete, albeit in a (sort of) traditional style. Inside are Confucian slogans, tablets (no statues) of Confucius and other worthy...More

1  Thank 38Thomas
Reviewed March 2, 2013

This temple was a challenge for us to find (we actually walked right by it more than once without noticing). There are maps on the street in the surrounding area (as the Vision Hall, Glass Museum, and Hsinchu Zoo are all in this vicinity), but...More

3  Thank Lyndsey H
Reviewed February 15, 2013

This Confucius temple is big in community. Out front there is a huge square where the community interacts in social harmony. Children play in the playground, adults converse under banyan trees and on park benches, teenage boys do tricks on their bicycles, and seniors socialize...More

1  Thank Asoupcan
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