Discover Confucius' legacy at the museum

( )| Updated : 2019-05-14

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The Confucius Museum in Qufu, East China's Shandong province offers a perfect destination for visitors to learn about Confucius and the great saint's influence on Chinese thought and culture.

The museum, 5 km from the Confucius Family Mansion, covers an area of 55,000 square meters. Its main complex consists of a 17,000-square-meter display area, 7,000 square meters of warehouses and a 1,000-square-meter cultural heritage restoration center.

Cultural relics from the Confucius Family Mansion, including ceramics, jadeware, bronzeware, gold and silver objects, books, drawings, clothing and family archives and well-preserved imperial robes from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) are exhibited at the museum, attracting hordes of visitors every day.