Confucius is one of the greatest philosophers and teachers of history in the same league as the famous Western philosophers, Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras and Socrates.
The 551BC, born in Confucius, is China's most important philosopher and instructor. The morals and principles of his philosophy are an integral part of the values and ideologies of modern Chinese society. For thousands of years, ordinary people, emperors, and leaders have built many temples in China on his behalf.
The Episcopal Confucian Church is the second largest Confucian temple in the world and only surpassed a larger temple of Qufu, with its headquarters in Confucius. Located near the center of Beijing, the Confucius Temple gives you a wonderful insight into the world of Confucius and influencing modern China. The construction began in the temple in 1302, the sixth year of Emperor Dade's reign was completed in the Yuan Dynasty and ended in 1306. , Renovated and rebuilt during the Ming Dynasty and again during the Ming Dynasty.
The Confucius Temple has a base of 22,000 square meters and consists of several courtyards and buildings on a central axis. The main buildings of the central axes are the Xian Shi Gate, the Da Cheng Gate, the Da Cheng Hall and the Chong Sheng Memorial Museum. There are two rows of smaller buildings on the left and right of the bases.
Xian Shi Gate (Master Gate) – This gate is the ticket office and security checkpoint where tourism passes through the temple.