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Kong Forest

QuFu City North, Qufu 273100, China
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very special place

this is the cemetery for members of confucius' family and he is also buried here. it is a sacred... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
it is a quiet place to read a book to taking a walk

Confucius is considered the greatest of the ancient Chinese sages. Confucius's many words are... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
Mic L
Guangdong, China
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

this is the cemetery for members of confucius' family and he is also buried here. it is a sacred place for local people who go to worship and lay flowers at his grave and those of his family. unfortunately apart from the short walk to...More

Thank anonGeelong
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Confucius is considered the greatest of the ancient Chinese sages. Confucius's many words are wisdom. Here is he birth and burial place. This is a sacred place and very quiet.

Thank Mic L
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I really liked this place. The price is not so expensive. It's really quiet, you can walk through the forest without be afraid of losing your way, there's a path. It's also nice especially in summer when it's so hot and there you can feel...More

Thank woundi
Reviewed April 4, 2016

This is a very huge cemetery complex. In fact, it is the largest family cemetery in the world according to a website. Many officials and commoners were buried here, but of course the Confucius cemetery on the eastern side is the most popular, which attracts...More

1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed March 7, 2016

It is a beautiful and peaceful place with lots of trees. It has its own tranquil atmosphere. It is a perfect place for a leisurely walk and it is possible to spend there a few hours. The most interesting graves were with horses, sheep and...More

Thank tiputapu2015
Reviewed December 27, 2015

I was excited as to visit the hometown of Confucius while traveling to China for the 1st time! After completing week-long official works we starts towards there at the last day in Qufu. I liked the local journey here. Riding on horse cart after years...More

1  Thank Syed R
Reviewed December 13, 2015

A short walk out of the northern gates of Qufu and you will come to the Kong Forest. A nice place for a morning or evening stroll. Peaceful place where Kong family are buried. One of the main things to do when in Qufu.

Thank Cliff_Curtis
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Just peace and quiet. In all of China, this has been one of the most peaceful places I have been. This is a real place of respect, worship and adoration. People's ancestors can be traced back here. There are graves here that make my 70-something...More

Thank Cbono90
Reviewed September 4, 2015

On arrival at the ticket office, after buying 3-in-one ticket, I walked to the tram nearby. Many ladies around the vicinity, claiming to be guides offered their services at a negotiable price. For those who wants to know about history, which consists of a lot...More

Thank Edyharto
Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were with Chinese friends - and they preferred to take the electric cars to walking around - which is a shame as I think the true delight of this place would be to explore the grounds by foot. The overgrown sections look by far...More

Thank Gareth D
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