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History of Qufu

In 1012, Qufu was renamed Xianyuan county (仙源县) and relocated to a new site some four kilometers east of today's walled city, next to the supposed birthplace of the legendary Yellow Emperor and the tomb of his son Shaohao.

Historic and Scenic Spots
Temple of Confucius

The temple complex(Chinese:孔庙) is the second largest historical building complex in China (after the Forbidden City). It covers an area of 16,000 square meters and has a total of 460 rooms.

· Mansion of Confucius
· Cemetery of Confucius
· Mount Ni
· The Temple of Duke Zhou
· Tomb of Shaohao
Life in Qufu
Dream of Xintan

Known as the birthplace of Confucius, Qufu takes tourism as its bread and butter and has composed many artistic programs to fill in the content.

· Shopping
Special Products and Foods

Qufu-style pancakes are known for their crisp taste and rich variety of stuffing. It is made from grains like millet, broom corn and soybean, which improves food digestion and reduces the level of cholesterol in the body.

· Inkstones of Mount Ni
· Smoked Bean Curd
· Rubbings from stone inscriptions
· Carving of Chinese pistache
· Confucius-style Cakes
Lu Ban

Lu Ban (Chinese: 鲁班) (507–440 BC) was a Chinese carpenter, engineer, philosopher, inventor, military thinker, statesman and contemporary of Mozi.

· Kong Shangren
· Confucius

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Key Words

Tea   West Lake   

Temple      Su Dongpo 


Fans   Embroidery

Garden     Fuzimiao

Zhonghua Gate

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