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Large Confucian temple dates from the early 14th century

Guo Zi Jian and Kong Miao are two large Confucian temples that date from the early 14th century. In the same complex is the Directorate of Education. There are 198 signs in the courtyard inscribed with the names of successful candidates for admission. Here was once The Imperial College.

After a short walk from the metro station, you’ll reach Guo Zi Jian and Kong Miao, where you can admire an exhibit of the 13 ancient Chinese classics. There is an attendant who will recite some of the ancient works.

Guo Zi Jian and Kong Miao
Guo Zi Jian Jie 13, Beijing

Phone: 010/8401-1977

Open Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm; Guo Zi Jian 9am-5pm

Categories: Tours and Sightseeing, Historic site, Monument, Architectural building, Religious site


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