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Temple of Confucius, Changhua

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Province  Taiwan Province
Phone  +886 4 723 6746
Temple of Confucius, Changhua
Address  No. 30號, Kongmen Rd, Changhua City, Changhua County, Taiwan 500
Hours  Open today · 8:30AM–5PMWednesday8:30AM–5PMThursday8:30AM–5PMFriday8:30AM–5PMSaturday8:30AM–5PMSunday8:30AM–5PMMondayClosedTuesday8:30AM–5PMSuggest an edit
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The Temple of Confucius (Chinese: 彰化孔子廟; pinyin: Zhānghuà Kǒngzǐ Miào; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chiong-hòa-Khóng-chú-biō), is a Confucian temple in Changhua City, Changhua County, Taiwan.

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History

The temple was originally built in 1726. The complex previously included the county high school as well as the temple, however of the original buildings only the central buildings of the temple remain. It was renovated in 1830. It is a Grade 1 national historical site.

Architecture

The two central columns of the temple were carved from white stones of Quanzhou, Fujian. The main element of the temple is a memorial tablet devoted to Confucius with wooden commemorative inscription written by President Chiang Ching-kuo of Republic of China and Qianlong Emperor of Qing Dynasty.

References

Temple of Confucius, Changhua Wikipedia


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