Nanjing Temple of Confucius

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Nanjing Fuzimiao
Native name
Chinese: 南京夫子庙
KuiGuangGe of Nanjing Confucian Temple.jpg
Kuiguang/Kuixing Pavilion (魁光阁/魁星阁)
Location128 Zinyhan Road, Nanjing, China
Coordinates32°01′21″N 118°47′02″E / 32.022579°N 118.783786°E / 32.022579; 118.783786Coordinates: 32°01′21″N 118°47′02″E / 32.022579°N 118.783786°E / 32.022579; 118.783786
Built1034 originally A.D.; the current structure was built in the 19th century

The Nanjing Temple of Confucius is a temple honoring Confucius in Nanjing, China. It is located on the north bank of the Qinhuai River in Qinhuai District. It is also the largest traditional ancient market in China. People fixed most of the old buildings such as Mingde Hall and the Changnan Examination Hall, so the temple attracts a lot of people every year. You can eat the local food there, and visit the Imperial examination museum. To go there, you can take Subway line 3 goes to Confucius temple, and subway line 1 goes to sanshan street. At night, you can enjoy the colourful light on the river also on the building.