Visual Index of Qufu Sites (Site name and description)
Kong Lin (Confucian Forest) Kong Lin (Confucian Forest) (5th century BC)
The historic burial ground of the Kong family for over 2000 years.
Kong Mansion Kong Mansion (5th c. B.C., 1038, 14th c.)
The home of the Kong clan.
Kong Miao (Temple of Confucious) Kong Miao (Temple of Confucious) (5th c. B.C., now mostly 16th c.)
The oldest and grandest temple honoring the great Sage.


Images of Konglin and Kong Mansion copyright 1987, 2005 by Professor Robert D. Fiala of Concordia University, Nebraska, USA.

Images of Kong Miao copyright 2004 Professor Kerk L. Phillips of Brigham Young University, Utah, USA

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  New World Press, 1984. Beijing

Liou, Caroline, et al. Lonely Planet: China. 7th ed.
  Lonely Planet Publications, 2000. Melbourne

Paludan, Ann. Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors
  Thames and Hudson, 1998. London

Perkins, Dorothy. Enyclopedia of China
  Checkmark Books, 1999. New York

Steinhardt, Nancy S., et al. Chinese Architecture
  Yale University Press, 2002. New Haven

Wood, Frances with Neil Taylor. China Blue Guide, 2nd ed.
  A & C. Black, 2001. London

Xiqin, Cai. A Visit to Confucius´┐Ż Hometown (translated by Rosemary Roberts)
  New World Press, 1986. Beijing

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