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Reviewed 4 October 2018

the confucsious market is easy to find and is quite popular. it was so crowded the day we were there because it was on a holiday weekend. i would not recommend going on a holiday weekend at all. The crowd was huge but nobody seemed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank robnkim
Reviewed 9 August 2018

As I am not too much into history or important historical sites, the actual Confucius Temple in the area was of no interest to me. But the very commercial side of business, yea I am. There are many souvenir stores, restaurants, eateries, electric car rides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank welldunn662016
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The Confucius Temple is located in Southern NanJing city alongside the bank of the QinHuai river. It is to commemorate the philosopher and educator KongZi. It was the biggest examination school in China in Qing Dynasty. Outside the Temple, now it becomes the hud of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Madona0035
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Perfectly located near Qinhuai river. It's a bit small but well constructed/designed. For Chinese, this is a sacred place for learning and other moral reasons. However, the management of the place is trying monetize everything, which is kind of sad.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank YilunS
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

So, I didn't actually see a temple, but there was certainly a lot of everything else. Great place for street food, shopping, and people watching. This is basically a couple blocks of all kinds of shopping and eating. There were a number of nice restaurants,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is an OK market just next to the Confucian temple. While the market offers regular street food, it also includes a section for pet birds and turtles, which are kept in horrible condition and it's certainly not a pretty sight for anyone who's not...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and a must for tourists. My girlfriend and I spent several hours looking around and buying things for our family. There are a ton of little shops selling souvenirs such as Chinese clothes, antiques, jewlery etc. Tons of places to eat...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Marco R
Reviewed 29 January 2017

There is so much to see, shop and eat. There are a lot of people but there is a good reason. There are lots of shops and lots of food choices. It is prettier to visit at night when the lights are on. Definite worth...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Betty C
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The food market is a great way to experience different dishes from different vendors using a smartcard system.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank mikeyp3
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Certain things are unavoidable if you travel. One of them are the tourist points that can be a trap if you're not aware of its dynamics. We enjoyed this market all through: nice local food to taste by pointing what would appeal to us; a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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30 April 2018|
Response from Madona0035 | Reviewed this property |
If I didn’t remember wrong, the museum and the exhibitions normally close at 21:30, but the food streets and some shops may close later.