【Hsinchu】How to get to Hsinchu Confucius Temple


About Hsinchu Confucius Temple

Originally built in Chenggongli in the 22nd year of the Qing Dynasty, it was torn down in 1957 and moved to the left side of Zhongshan Park, where it is divided into a dacheng hall, a lattice gate, and two hip halls, east and west.

The main hall enshrines the god Confucius, and the sub-saints and seven sages are enshrined on the left and right sides. Every year, the Confucius Festival at Shihshan is attended by local aristocrats and powerful people, making it a major cultural city in Hsinchu. -The cultural city of Hsinchu.

Confucius (551-479 B.C.), also known as Qiu or Zhongni, was born in Changpingzhenxi (southeast of Qufu, Shandong Province) in the Lu Kingdom. He was a thinker, educator, and statesman of the late Spring and Autumn period, the founder of Confucianism, and one of the most influential figures in Chinese history and culture, and in the world, especially in Southeast Asian countries, and one of the world’s cultural figures. Confucius’ ancestor was Wei Zi Qi, the concubine brother of King Zhou at the end of the Shang Dynasty, who ascended the throne in the Song Dynasty according to the rituals of the Shang Dynasty. The sixth ancestor Kong Fujia took the surname Kong. The fifth ancestor Mu Jinfu took refuge in Lu and later settled in Lu.

How to get there

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From the Hsinchu Station, walk east on Zhonghua Rd. in front of the station, and when you pass Dongda Rd. turn right into the underpass and go left on Park Rd. to reach Zhongshan Park.


The Confucius Temple was built in Chengongli in 22nd year of the Qing Dynasty, dismantled in 46th year of the Republic of China, and moved to the left side of the Hsinchu Park. It has a Dacheng Hall, a lattice gate, and two hip halls on the east and west sides. Every year, local aristocrats and government leaders attend the Confucius Worship Ceremony at Shihshan, making it a major cultural city in Hsinchu.

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