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Taipei City ─ Taipei Confucius Temple
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Confucius Temple is the symbol of Chinese Confucian culture. Located in Dalong Street, so called Dalongdong, Taipei Confucius Temple was established in 1875. The temple holds ceremony on September 28, the birthday of Confucius, to commemorate Teachers’ Day. The ceremony follows the ancient ritual since Ming Dynasty. The display of music and dance, known as “display –presentation ceremony”, are in the veneration of Confucius.

Confucius was the Grand Master. His influence of education is important to Chinese, as well as the Chinese culture. Area of 13,777 square meters, Taipei Confucius Temple was built as the original temple in Qu Fu, Shantung. The Temple shows the art of architecture, the beams, columns, windows and doors are plain without carving, appearing the modest and humble of Confucianism. Confucius Temple is part of Dalongdong Culture Area, and it is not only a heritage, the venue for Confucianism broadcasting, but also an attraction for tourists.

 
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Address:

No.275,Dalong Street,Datun District,Taipei City,Taiwan (R.O.C.)

opening hours:

Tues - Sat : 08:30am - 09:00pm.
Sundays and public holidays : 08:30am - 05:00pm.

Contact Number: (02) 2592-3934

Directions:
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By Bus:
1. Take bus route 2, 41, 215, 246, 288, 669, 811, red 33(紅33) to Dalongdong Baoan Temple(大龍峒保安宮).

By MRT:
1. Take MRT to Yuanshan Station(圓山捷運站) (Exit #2), the Confucius temple is about 10 minutes’ walk in the direction of Kulun Street(庫倫街).

By Car:
1. National Highway No.1(國道一號), exit Chongching north rd offramp(重慶北路交流道), drive along Chongching north rd till sect.3(重慶北路3段), turn left onto Jiuchuan street(酒泉街), drive till you reach Kulun street(庫倫街) to reach the temple