Basic information Area code: 0537 Travel complaints: 0537-2235006 Destination overview Destination sketch The city lies in the southern part of Shandong Province, at the convergence of Shandong, Henan, Jiangsu and Anhui. It is bordered by the famous ‘peony town’, Heze […]
Area code: 0537
Travel complaints: 0537-2235006
The city lies in the southern part of Shandong Province, at the convergence of Shandong, Henan, Jiangsu and Anhui. It is bordered by the famous ‘peony town’, Heze City. Xuzhou City of Jiangsu Province lies south of the city, and it is separated by the Yellow River from Liaocheng City in the northwest corner. Jinan, the capital city of Shandong Province, is about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from Jining.
Primitive villages were scattered around this region five or six thousand years ago. After the unification of China by the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC), Rencheng County was established here. Jining, as the name of the administrative unit set up here, first appeared in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).
was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.
The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His followers competed successfully with many other schools during the Hundred Schools of Thought era only to be suppressed in favor of the Legalists during the Qin Dynasty. Following the victory of Han over Chu after the collapse of Qin, Confucius’s thoughts received official sanction and were further developed into a system known in the West as Neo-Confucianism, and later New Confucianism (Modern Neo-Confucianism).
Qufu International Confucius Cultural Festival (late September)
2007 Qufu International Confucius Cultural Festival was held September 20-28.
Bearing a warm temperate monsoon climate, the region has abundant solar energy. Summer is hot and gathers much rainfall, while most days in winter are clear and chilly. The annual average temperature of Jining weather ranges from 13.3C to 14.1C (55.9 F to 57.4 F). Spring, summer and autumn are best months for sightseeing.
Jining’s consumption level is moderate. Qufu’s attractions are more expensive, and the most famous Qufu three-kong ticket is RMB 150. The price of accommodation is not high, and accommodation is in Jining City or downtown Qufu. The price of a budget hotel room is around RMB 100-150. Jining’s dishes is around RMB 40-50 per person.
Jining Tourism Bureau
Address: No. 19, Hongxing Middle Road, Central District, Jining City
Jining Qufu Airport,JNG
Address: Zhifang Town, Jiaxiang County
Jinan Internation Airport, TNA
Address: Yaoqiang Town, Licheng District, Jinan City
Arriving and leaving the airport
The Airport Express Line is opposite the Jining New Stadium and the Jining Airport. You can go to the downtown area and go to the airport bus parking area after leaving the arrival hall.
Ticket price: 10 yuan/person
From the Jinan West Railway Station to the airport’s express line, every 90 minutes, one-way operation time is 60 minutes; you can also take the 309 bus to the airport.
Jining taxi starting price of 6 yuan, at least 50 yuan to the urban area, the proposed bus or bus, only 10 yuan.
Jining Railway Station
Address: Shizhong District, Jining City, Shandong Province
Arrival method: Bus 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 15, 16 can be reached
Qufu Railway Station
Address: Qi Quan East Road, Qufu City
Arrival method: Bus 3, 5 can be reached
Qufu East Railway Station
Address: Xifeng Town, Qufu City, Shandong Province, China, about 6 km from downtown Qufu
Arrival method: From Qufu city, you can take bus K01 or you can take a taxi; Waibu takes a city bus at Jining North Bus Station, Zhuozhou Bus Station, and Qinshui Bus Station to reach Jinghu High-speed Railway Qufu Station.
Yanzhou Railway Station
Address: Jiuxianqiao North Road, Luzhou City
Arrival method: Bus C601 can arrive
Jining Bus Terminal
Address: No. 31 Jianshe South Road, Jining, Shandong Province
Arrival method: Bus 2, 3,4,9,11,12,15,16,25,301 and other routes can be reached
Tel: 0537-2312351, 2658114
Jining North Railway Station
Address: Intersection of Jianshe North Road and Jinyu Road
Arrival method: Bus C601, 4, 6, 26, 30, 35, 66 Road, get off at the North Bus Station, or bus 6,10,26,30,35,36 and other road to get off at Jinyu Decoration City
Qufu Bus Station
Address: Yulan Road South, 160m east of the junction of Yulan Road and Yulong Road
Arrival method: Bus K1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 can be reached
The traffic in Jining City is very convenient. There are many lines for travelling. Because the attractions are concentrated, Jining’s bus lines can basically cover most of the scenic spots and are convenient.
Jining taxi costs 6 yuan and 2 kilometers (including 1 yuan fuel), 2 kilometers, within 4 kilometers is 1.3 yuan / km, 4 kilometers away is 1.95 yuan a kilometer, waiting for 5 minutes plus 1.3 yuan, There is also a nightly charge, which adds 0.2 yuan per kilometer from 22:00 to 5:00 in the morning.
The starting price for a taxi in Qufu is 5 yuan/2 km, and then 1.5 yuan per kilometer. If you have problems, you can choose to dial the local taxi complaint number: 0537-4417924.
A well-preserved Buddhist temple more than a thousand years old, where a great many holy Buddha relics were excavated in 1994; the annual Buddha Light Festival (Fo Guang Jie) is held in the temple.
Daizhuang Catholic Church was originally a villa of the late Ming and early Qing Dynasty painters Dai Jian. From 1887 to 1896, the German missionaries An Zhitai and Fu Joseph changed it to a church in Daizhuang.
Address: Liying Street Office, Rencheng District, Jining City
Arrival method: Take bus No. 3 in the urban area and get off at the city mental hospital station.
Beihu is located at the junction of Jiangsu, Shandong, Henan, and Hebei Provinces. Its water area is equivalent to 4 times that of Hangzhou West Lake. There are more than 80 species of fish, more than 200 species of birds, and there are acres of lotus pond.
Address: Jining City Beihu Tourism Resort Xuzhuang Street Office South
Arrival method: Bus No. 20, 21, 31, 36 to get off Taibai Lake Scenic Area
Qufu is a place that is able to create delicacies. In the Chinese ancient times, the local Confucius Family Feast originating from the Confucius Family Mansion became quite well-known. It’s said that the Qianlong Emperor (1736-1796) paid a visit here and , while there the cooks of the Confucius Family Mansion made a Confucius Family Feast for him. After the emperor participated in the feast, he was very pleased and satisfied
Qufu Confucius Temple (Kong Miao in Chinese), at the hometown of Confucius, is the most famous and the largest temple of its kind in the memory of the sage. His ideology was developed to the influential Confucianism, which has had the most enduring and Profound effect over Chinese culture.
Alongside the Summer Palace in Beijing and the Mountain Resort of Chengde, it is one of the three largest ancient architectural complexes in China.
Address: Ming Gucheng Scenic Area
Arrival method: Bus 2, 3, K5 road can reach the area
Opening hours: Opening hours of Confucius Temple and Confucius are 8:00-17:30, Konglin Opening Hours 8:00-18:00
Tickets: Tickets 150 yuan (90 yuan in Confucius Temple, 60 Yuan in Confucius and 40 Yuan in Konglin) Tel: 0537-4424095
Yan Temple is located in the north of Louxiang Street of Qufu City and can easily be reached by crossing a street from the rear garden of Kong Family Mansion. It was built for Yan Hui (521-481BC), one of the great disciples of the sage. People say that Yan Hui enjoyed great popularity among people for his virtues although he lived in a humble lane. He was conferred an honored title of Fusheng Gong in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), so the temple is also called Fusheng Temple.
The temple was built when Liu Bang, the first emperor of the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), held a memorial ceremony for the sage and Yan Hui. It was originally located in the northeast corner of Qufu City. In 1594, Yan Temple was rebuilt in style of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) architecture on the site of Yan Hui’s former residence.
Address: Qufu Street, Qufu City
Arrival method: Take the K5 bus from Qufu city and get off at Yanmiao Station, or walk from Gongfu.
Opening hours: 8:00-17:30
Tickets: 50 yuan
Confucius Six Arts City (also called Confucius’s Six Classical Arts Hall), located at No.15, Chunqiu Road, Nanxin District, Qufu City, is a theme park displaying the thought, teaching and life of Confucius (551-479BC) (an ideologist and educator in ancient China, and the great founder of Confucianism) and the folk culture of ancient Lu State. It is so named, because the six arts (ritual, music, archery, driving, calligraphy and mathematics) were advocated and taught by the sage.
The scenic spot encompasses an area of 13ha with a distinctive and magnificent architectural complex. Inside the gate is a large group of bronze sculptures. Behind it, there is an impressive building – the sphere-shaped Mathematics Hall, where visitors can use all kinds of electronic game machines to solve different mathematics puzzles. The halls of the other five arts surround the Mathematics Hall. Music Hall and Archery Hall are on its left side; Driving Hall and Calligraphy Hall on its right side; the Ritual Hall is at its front. The six arts are shown vividly by employing modern techniques of sound, light and electricity. Following a visit here, tourists will more fully understand the six arts and ancient culture of the Pre-Qin Period.
Address: 33 Chunqiu Road
Arrival method: In Qufu city, take bus No. 3 or K5 to get off at the entrance of Six Arts City; in addition, Qufu Bus Station has opened a public bus with various tourist attractions and can take a special touristic car to travel to
Opening hours: 7:30-17:30
Tickets: 60 yuan
Tel: 0537-4497648, 4494810
Mencius Family Mansion: Chinese people take Confucius and Mencius as the two sages in Confucianism. Mencius was a thinker, educator, politician and essayist in the Warring States Periods (476BC-221BC). He carried Confucianism forward and developed his own complete ideological system.
If you were impressed by the grandiose Kong Family Mansion, you should not miss the Mencius Family Mansion located in Zoucheng City in Shandong Province, home to the descendants of Mencius for dynasties. The mansion is oblong in shape, measuring 247 yards (226 metres) long and 108 yards (97 metres) wide. It was constructed during the late Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) or thereabouts. The house has seven courtyards and features the Grand Hall in front, the inner sanctum in the middle and the garden at the rear. There are 148 buildings including various halls, towers and pavilions distributed orderly along the central axis.
Address: 1498 Yasheng Road, Zoucheng City
Arrival method: You can take the Zoucheng 3 bus, or take a taxi to arrive
Opening hours: 8:00-17:00
Tickets: 30 yuan
A mountain resort 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) south of Zoucheng County with spectacular natural scenery and historical relics, especially featuring a granite pebbly landscape.
Address: 10 km south of Zoucheng City
Arrival method: Zoucheng Bus Station has No.2 bus, departing from 7:00 am
Opening hours: 7:30-17:30
Tickets: 60 yuan
Baxianguohai Nao Luohan”:The dish is prepared with dozens of main ingredients such as shark’s fin, sea cucumber, abalone, fishbone (bone), fish maw, shrimp, chicken, asparagus and ham.
Weishan Lake lotus feast
Squid pan cake
There are many accommodations in Jining City, ranging from star hotels to budget hotels to youth hostels. The accommodation in Jining City is not expensive. The price of a budget hotel is about 100-150 yuan per night.
Kai wood carving and sweet paddy of Qufu City, Lu Brocade of Jiaxiang County, Nishan InkstoneShare this tour
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