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Mount. Taishan & Confucius Hometown Qufu
 
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If you travel to Shandong, at the northern coast of China, in Qufu and Taishan Mountain you have possibility to pay a visit to this "sacred city" of the East, and one of China's most famous historic cultural cities. It is the birthplace of Confucius, the famous philosopher and educator. It is also where Confucius taught, where he was buried in 479 BC, and where sacrifices are still offered to him.
Mencius, another famous thinker, educator and pupil of Confucius, was born in Zou Cheng, one hour's drive from Qufu. You can see the famous residence of Confucius, the Confucius Temple, and the Confucius Forest, which were put on the UNESCO world heritage list in 1994. In Mencius' hometown, an unspoiled peaceful place, with Mencius' Residence and Temple.

Taishan Mountain is one of the nation's five "holiest" mountains. This is also one of the most interesting mountains in terms of history; long the vantage point for emperors to take pride in surveying their vast empires. The numerous temples and pavilions dotted about the slopes there are testament to this royal patronage
 
         
   
         
         
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