In Nanjing you'll never run out of fascinating and wonderful architechture, temples and buildings with historic influence from hundreds to thousands of years ago.
With power since the Three Kindgoms Period, Nanjing has been China's cultural and economic center and therefore there are a number of places we recommend you to visit.
Nanjing Confucius Temple (Fu Zi Miao)
Originally constructed in 1034 during the Song Dynasty it was a place to worship Confucius, the great philsopher and educator of ancient China. It has been rebuilt a number of times due to various wars; In 1937 is was pretty much destroyed by the Japanese and has been rebuilt since then.
The area around the temple consists of a series of tourist shops, snack bars, restaurants and tea cafes. They all appear to be in the architectural style of the Ming and Qing style. A variety of snacks encompassing eight of the most famous flavours are available for purchase at here. Everyone's individual tastes are well catered for.They are necessary parts of food culture in Nanjing.
Admission Fee : CNY 15 (Dacheng Hall)
Take bus 1, 4, 7, 30, 31, 40, 44, 47, 49, 304, 801, 802, 804, or Tourism Bus Line 2 and get off at Fuzimiao (Confucius Temple) Station.