Tourist spot in Nagasaki city

Confucius Shrine [孔子廟]

Entrance of Confucius Shrine

Gate to main shrine of Confucius Shrine

Map of Nagasaki city

Confucius Shrine is located about 0.6 km east of Oura Catholic Church and about 0.4 km south of Oranda-zaka.
It is called "Kôshibyô" in Japanese.

Chinese people in Nagasaki constructed this shrine in cooperation with the government of Qing Dynasty (current China) in 1893.

So this shrine has completely a mood of China.

This shrine has enshrined Confucius (551-479 B.C., the founder of Confucianism).

Main shrine of Confucius Shrine

Stone statues of Confucius's disciples in Confucius Shrine

The site is surrounded with the fences of red bricks.

Each buildings is colorful.
And 72 stone statues of Confucius's excellent disciples line along the approach to main shrine.

Chinese garden in Confucius Shrine

Historical Museum of China

Near the main shrine, there is Historical Museum of China (中国歴代博物館).

This is the world's only museum in partnership with Palace Museum in Beijing, so very excellent art objects are exhibited.

Confucius Shrine, Historical Museum of China

How to get here

By street car with route No. 5, get off at Ishibashi terminal stop.

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