Qufu, Confusius’Mansion, Temple and Cemetery

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Qufu was the capital of the state of Lu during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) and the hometown of Confusius. The Mansion was the residence of Confucius’ eldest male descendants for generation. It holds more than 9,000 volumes of archives and many cultural relics, ancient costumes, and utensils. The temple is famous for its 2,000 stone steles and more than 100 portrait stones from the Han Dynasty.The Cemetery houses tombs for Confucius and his descendants.

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