One Day in Qufu: Exploring the Legacy of Confucius

A large crowd of people walking through the gates of the Temple of Confucius in Qufu.

Introduction Qufu (曲阜市, Qūfù Shì), located in Shandong Province, China, holds a special place as the hometown of Confucius (孔子, Kǒngzǐ), one of history’s greatest philosophers. It’s a city where you can dive deep into Confucian culture and wisdom, even in just one day. From the lively Confucius Show to the serene Kong Forest, Qufu offers a unique experience. The star attractions here are the Confucius Temple, the Kong Mansion, and the Kong Forest, all part…

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