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the confucsious market is easy to find and is quite popular. it was so crowded the day we were there because it was on a holiday weekend. i would not recommend going on a holiday weekend at all. The crowd was huge but nobody seemed...More
As I am not too much into history or important historical sites, the actual Confucius Temple in the area was of no interest to me. But the very commercial side of business, yea I am. There are many souvenir stores, restaurants, eateries, electric car rides...More
The Confucius Temple is located in Southern NanJing city alongside the bank of the QinHuai river. It is to commemorate the philosopher and educator KongZi. It was the biggest examination school in China in Qing Dynasty. Outside the Temple, now it becomes the hud of...More
Perfectly located near Qinhuai river. It's a bit small but well constructed/designed. For Chinese, this is a sacred place for learning and other moral reasons. However, the management of the place is trying monetize everything, which is kind of sad.
So, I didn't actually see a temple, but there was certainly a lot of everything else. Great place for street food, shopping, and people watching. This is basically a couple blocks of all kinds of shopping and eating. There were a number of nice restaurants,...More
This is an OK market just next to the Confucian temple.
While the market offers regular street food, it also includes a section for pet birds and turtles, which are kept in horrible condition and it's certainly not a pretty sight for anyone who's not...More
Great place to visit and a must for tourists. My girlfriend and I spent several hours looking around and buying things for our family. There are a ton of little shops selling souvenirs such as Chinese clothes, antiques, jewlery etc. Tons of places to eat...More
There is so much to see, shop and eat. There are a lot of people but there is a good reason. There are lots of shops and lots of food choices. It is prettier to visit at night when the lights are on. Definite worth...More
Certain things are unavoidable if you travel. One of them are the tourist points that can be a trap if you're not aware of its dynamics. We enjoyed this market all through: nice local food to taste by pointing what would appeal to us; a...More