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Jilin Confucius Temple (Grade AA Tourist Attraction)
2011/04/18     Source:

It is located at the Jilin Confucius Temple court, No. 2 Nanchang Road, Changyi District, Jilin City, about one kilometer away from the downtown. The temple, the earliest Confucius Temple in Jilin, was approved by the Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong in 1736 and started construction under the supervision of Yongji Prefecture’s second magistrate Wei Shimin in 1742. The current Confucius Temple was repaired in 1907. The temple consists of a sanctuary, wing rooms, walls and courtyards. The south-north length is 221 meters, the east-west width is 74 meters, and the total area is 16,354 square meters. In addition to Dacheng Gate, Dacheng Hall, and Chongsheng Hall, the main body also includes auxiliary buildings such as screen walls, east and west outer gates, Panchi (pool front school in ancient times), and Zhuangyuan Bridge (No. 1 Scholar Bridge). Jilin Confucius Temple is the largest Confucian temple in Northeast China, mainly introducing the Confucianism, Confucian culture, life story of Confucius, Chinese ancient imperial examination system, Chinese ancient architecture, and ancient stone tablets.

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Ticket Price: adults, RMB 15 a person; students: RMB 5 a person;

Opening Time: 08:30 to 16:30

Parking: There is a free parking place at Confucius Temple Cultural Square, outside the west outer gate of Jilin Confucius Temple.

Traffic: Jilin Confucius Temple is located at the bank of Songhua River, East Songjiang Road, about 70 kilometers away from the airport. It will take about one hour to drive from the temple to the airport; the temple is about five kilometers away from the Railway Station and the Passenger Coach Station respectively. It will take about 14 minutes to drive from the temple to the two stations, respectively.

Self-driving: It will take about one hour and 20 minutes to drive from Changchun speedway to go by Jiutai City to reach the destination Jilin City; get down from the speedway to enter Jilin Street, and drive around the turntable at Jiangcheng Square to run eastward for 200 meters to reach the front gate of the Confucius Temple;

Tourist Bus: take Route 19, 3, 130, 30, 40, 42, 52, 33, and 56 buses and get off at Jiangcheng Square;

Contact Tel: 0432 - 62454333

Website: www.jlswmbwg.com

E-mail:jilinwenmiao@sina.com

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