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Confucius Memorial Ceremony

2016 Confucius Memorial Ceremony & Mount Taishan Tour - 3 Days

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Mt.Taishan - Qufu
This 3-day tour takes you to enjoy both magnificent natural landscape and precious cultural relics in world renowned Mount Taishan Scenic Area. Besides, don’t miss the Confucius Ceremony in Qufu, where used to be the hometown of Confucius. Witness the traditional ceremony, which shows politeness and respect to commemorate Confucius year by year!
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2016 Confucius Memorial Ceremony

The grand ceremony will be held to commemorate the 2567th birthday of Confucius on 28, September, 2016 at the Temple of Confucius in Qufu. Witness this traditional ceremony, and experience the solemnity and holy for Confucius, the most influential saint in Chinese history.

 

Kindly reminder:

Because of the Confucius Memorial Ceremony, the Temple of Confucius will not open to the public on 28, September, 2016. The tickets of the Confucius Memorial Ceremony need to be reserved in advance. Please send us your inquiry as soon as your travel schedule is fixed.

26, Sep Tai’an

railway station transfer in Tai’an
lunch
Dai Temple
Visit the Dai Temple - the largest and most completed ancient building complex of Mount Tai.

27, Sep Tai’an - Qufu (by automobile)

private transfer from Tai’an to Qufu
breakfast, lunch
Mount Tai
Take a visit to the Mount Tai (UNESCO). You'll take a cable car to go up the mountain. It is reputed as the top one of the 'Five Sacred Mountains in China'. In the history, many poets and literary scholars also visited Mount Tai to gain inspiration and you could find many cultural relics and stylish stone tablets left by them.

28, Sep Qufu

railway station transfer in Qufu
breakfast, lunch

Today, witness the Confucius Memorial Ceremony at the Temple of Confucius. Tens of hundreds of people will attend this grand event with a singing and dancing ceremony.  

In the afternoon, take a few steps to get to the Kong Family’s Mansion (UNESCO). It was used to be the residence of Confucius and his families. The Mansion boasts luxury furnishings, exquisite decorations, and precious cultural relics.

At last, visit the Cemetery of Confucius, the largest family cemetery with the longest history in the world. There rested Confucius and his descendents.

Later, transfer to the railway station.

Service ends.

 

 

Getting there & away:

There are several bullet trains leaving from Beijing or Shanghai each day, so you could easily choose any train that fits your travel schedule. To make your trip convenient we also provide train ticket booking service.

 

Beijing - Tai’an: about 2 hours

Qufu - Beijing : about 2-2.5 hours

 

Shanghai - Tai’an: about 3.5 hours

Qufu - Shanghai : about 3.5 hours

Tour Includes :

- Private English-speaking tour guide

- Private air-conditioned van

- Land transfers between railway station and hotel

- Entrance ticket as listed

- Lunch as listed

- Hotel accommodation with breakfast

- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

- Train tickets

- Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax fee, phone bills, optional activities

- Gratuities for guides and drivers

- China Visa

- Travel insurance

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