2.5-Hour Private Tour Of The Confucius Temple Of Taiwan
Visit the Confucius Temple in Tainan, which has more than 350 years of history and was the first of its kind in Taiwan. Join the guide on this experience and uncover its rich history and cultural significance together. See the Tainan Literature Museum, impressive stone carvings, lion statues, draining hole dragon and traditional musical instruments.
- Admire the stone carvings and lion statues on the main entrance of the temple
- See the facade of the Literature Museum
- Explore the school attached to the temple
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- We will begin the tour from the streets of Tainan city and walk over to admire the facade of the Tainan Literature Museum.
- Next, we will walk towards the biggest roundabout in the city, and the guide will show the current fire department, which used to be a research building and the tallest tower in Tainan in the early 1900s.
- Finally, making our way to the Confucius Temple, we will look at the pagoda of the Taoist God. The guide will show you some impressive stone carvings and lion statues at the main entrance. We will see the draining hole dragon and traditional musical instruments on display and explore the school attached to the temple.
- After admiring the stone tablets with a map of the temple area and understanding some recording history, we visit the stone gate which was earlier in front of the temple but shifted across the street to make space for the road.
- As we admire this magnificent gate, the guide will tell you stories behind the strange appearance of our statues of lions - the perfect cultural fact to take home with you at the end of the tour.
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees (if applicable)
For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -Refund of 80% of the tour price.
KiannaFascinating History and Culture
This tour was a perfect blend of history and culture. Shuo-yi's stories about the Confucius Temple and the surrounding area were fascinating and informative.
FatimaA Cultural Delight
The private tour of the Confucius Temple of Tainan was a cultural delight. Shuo-yi's knowledge of the history and culture of the area was impressive, and we learned so much about the temple and its surroundings. The stone carvings and lion statues were beautiful, and the stories behind them were fascinating. The visit to the school attached to the temple was enchanting, and we left feeling inspired and enlightened about the Confucian philosophy. Overall, it was an unforgettable experience, and I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Tainan.
KaipoImpressive Stone Carvings
The stone carvings at the Confucius Temple were impressive, and Shuo-yi's explanations about their significance were insightful.
MakaniBeautiful Lion Statues
The lion statues at the main entrance of the temple were beautiful, and the guide's stories about their unusual appearance made the experience even more memorable.
AidenEducational and Fun
NalaniInteresting Stone Gate
The stone gate at the Confucius Temple was interesting, and the guide's explanation about why it was moved across the street was enlightening.
KaimanaEnchanting School Attached to the Temple
The school attached to the Confucius Temple was enchanting, and the guide's stories about its history added to the overall experience.
The pagoda at the Confucius Temple was stunning, and the guide's explanation about the Taoist God added to the overall appreciation of the site.
USD 160 / group