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Lama Temple

Beijing
Price
¥25
9 412 Votes
Presentation
Built in 1302, the Confucius Temple pays tribute to China’s greatest sage and his lasting legacy. The temple is unique in the sense that it is dedicated to a mortal rather than a deity; regardless, worshippers come here to offer gifts and sacrifices much like those seen at Buddhist and Taoist temples.

The Hall of Great Accomplishment contains Confucius’ funeral tablet, while the Hall of Great Perfection features the central shrine to the scholar and a large collection of ancient musical instruments. In the front and main courtyards of the temple stand rows of stone tablets inscribed with more than 50,000 names of those who passed imperial examinations during the Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties.

The temple complex has been combined with the adjacent Imperial Academy, once the highest educational institution in the country, where government officials were trained to master the Confucian classics.
Hours

08:30 - 18:00

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Contact details

  • Name: Lama Temple
  • Address: 12 Yonghegong Street - 100007 - Beijing - Chine
  • Phone: (86) 10 8419 1919
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