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Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum

No.13 Guozijian Street, Beijing, China
+86 10 8401 1977
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot to see and read. The guide explained and gave history of the temple. Like most places we visited with the guide , we learnt the history about the place at the expense on not having enough time to see all the the areas.

Thank Chander_62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exhibition room showcases the detailed life of Confucius and his teachings. I spent nearly 1 hour reading all the descriptions and find it very informative.

Thank Indigo39
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the Temple of one of the greatest thought leaders of the world, that I think all of us still can learn a lot from. I was really impressed by the great thoughts made from this person several thousands years ago. So here it...More

Thank Khoeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in this area. I really like this area, with a lot of culture and many inscriptions on stones.

Thank Yuanxi Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here without a guide, and still had a fabulous visit. Saw a ceremony as it was Confucius' birthday the next day. Not overly expensive to get in. Had a Cypress tree over 700 years old, pretty cool. Tons of statues to admire and the...More

Thank Ron Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Temple of Confucius and Guozijian Museum - Stunning Temple and the museum was very informative as well.

Thank happybooks303
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of minutes walk from Yonghegong (Lama Temple), and, I would imagine, significantly quieter. The buildings are very normal (by the standards of temples in Beijing). That's not to say they aren't beautiful, but if you have a limited time, you don't need to...More

Thank darbz89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe that Confucius is so important to Chinese culture that visiting the place where he lectured and where this man used to work is absolutely worth visiting. If you're already visiting the Lama temple, just walk a couple of blocks and you'll get there....More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple is beautiful without the hordes in the Lama Temple. It's a lovely walk along a hutong to get there

Thank Meriyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See it, your right next to the Lama temple and it is cheap. Some stuff redundant as in all temples but it is worth seeing

Thank mfd6860
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