Tonghai Confucius Temple is situated on the south of the town at the foot of Xiushan Mountain. The temple consists of a group of ancient architectures which are divided by a central axis and appear in layers with a combination of individual architectural bodies. The temple is compromised of red walls that are 65 meters in length, 1.9 meters in depth and 8 meters in height, pools, Wenming Archway, Martyr Temple, Chaste and Filial Temple, Dacheng Gate, Country Worthies Hall, Famous Officials Hall, East Siderooms, West Siderooms, Dacheng Hall, Bell and Drum Tower, Saint Temple, and Book-collection Hall, with a total occupation of 12,000 square meters.
The whole temple presents a solemn atmosphere. In Qing Dynasty, several famous personalities studied here, such as Zhu Zun, the director of Board of Rites, Dong Qi and Dong Jian, scholars of the Imperial Academy, and Kan Zhenzhao, the famous calligraphy artist.
The temple was listed on the provincial fifth batch relics for protection in 1998.
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