Lie in the the Northeast, city of Qufu, letting Zhou Gong Temple of place, the intersection of full name and gentle the intersection of constitution and temple Wang, call yuans of Confucius temple also, it is the temple which offers sacrifices to Zhou Gong. Because it is \ that it is common in week that the feudal emperor has sealed Holy \ of yuan ,Call yuans of Confucius temple again.
Zhou Gong, it is surnamed a famous denier of Ji, Zhou Wenwang is the fourth son of Zhou Wenwang s, king Wu s younger brother. King Wu cut down Zhou to assist a ruler in governing a country, had set up Zhou dynasty and and made the ancient laws and regulations. According to Zhou dynasty patriarchal system, Gong Zhou at stupid enfeoffment. Stay and assist a king on business, so eldest son s uncle s birds seal, build the State of Lu. Because common in week to assist the week s different work, license uncle s birds setting up the Imperial Ancestral Temple stupidly, in order to offer sacrifices to the remote ancestor. After Zhou Gong died, and offered sacrifices to it. It chases copy to be gentle the intersection of constitution and king in week A.D. 1008, old site rebuilds the new temple in the Imperial Ancestral Temple. Through the numerous construction of Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, reach the scale now. Zhou Gong Temple covers an area of 28000 square meters now, the courtyard of three passages, there are 57 for 13 seats buildings of Ming and Qing Dynasties such as door, workshop, pavilion, hall. Ancient trees such as Chinese juniper, cypress, model, Chinese scholartree,etc. are shielded during that time, very grand. The gate volume question of Zhou Gong Temple Door, star of Ling, . Left and right sides each set up the stone one workshop in the door, east workshop forehead carves passes the latitude ground of day ,The west workshop forehead is carved Make the gift and make merry ,Achievement of extolling social morality for week. Yuans of Temple of God the building in the center of Zhou Gong Temple. Mould Zhou Gong s picture in the hall, hangs the pleasant virtue is constructed in the centre hardworkingly Horizontal inscribed board.
Zhou Gong Temple was announced for the provincial Key Cultural Relic Unit under State Protection of Shandong in 1997. Above several hectometres of high mounds in northeast in Qufu, there is a famous ancient temple in history, this is to offer sacrifices to great thinker, politician Zhou Gong s temple in initial stage of Western Zhou Dynasty of China -Zhou Gong Temple. Zhou Gong is surnamed a famous denier of Ji, and the fourth son of Zhou Wenwang, he assists a ruler in governing a country king Wu cuts down once two eastward fights of Zhou, and the slavery country made various ancient laws and regulations for Western Zhou Dynasty, it was famous slave owner s politician in ancient times of China. Because it is common in week that the later emperor has sealed Yuan Sheng ,So Zhou Gong Temple also call yuans of Confucius temple. Zhou Gong Temple go through Song and gold, 6 times built and extended again will it be successive dynasties Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, have formed the present scale. The whole area of front yard of the temple is up to 5 hectares, the red wall is surrounded all around, divide the courtyard of three passages inside, there are 57 hall, hall, Wu, pavilion, door, workshop, more than 30 ancient tablets in successive dynasties, there are ancient and well-known trees such as Chinese juniper, cypress, model, Chinese scholartree,etc., interweave and shield, grand luxuriantly.
Gate of Zhou Gong Temple like Confucian Temple, call the door, star of Ling, too ,Cover the memorial archway type wooden workshops of four storeyed sets of brackets on top of the columns under for the grey tile, within the gate, courtyard of three passages, there is a north and south corridor that goes to the inner gate directly in the centre. The institute is in the east, west both sides wall inside, each have stone one workshop outward, east workshop forehead carves passes the latitude ground of day ,Praise, can regard world as law while being common week, in charge of world, bring order out of chaos. The west workshop forehead is carved Make the gift and make merry ,Praising the metric system for week manages the national gift happy ancient laws and regulations definitely, establish the foundation that the past dynasties dynasty s Israel s Germany gift made the country. door of Chengde Second gate of Zhou Gong Temple, door courtyard of three passages. Zhou Gong Temple there are stone-tablet pavilions, one huge tablet setting up profound Ye in the 26th year of Kangxi in Qing Dynasty and holding a memorial ceremony for Zhou Gong Temple t in the east of the corridor inside, carve and engrave the skill and technique rigorously and meticulously, the coiled dragon circles round and flutters, the glaring eyes that tortoise Fu straightens one s back, the expression is vivid. Resisted the stone-tablet pavilion Reach the filial piety door It is the third gate of Zhou Gong Temple. Enter the intersection of Damien and the intersection of filial piety and door, courtyard of three passages, it is the courtyard in the center of Zhou Gong Temple, the centre audience hall too, the intersection of name and the yuans of Temple of God ,It is the subject building of Zhou Gong Temple. The hall is the single eaves hiproof, 11.4 meters high, wide 5, 3 deep, column of six roof beams 24, the range upon range of sets of brackets on top of the columns, carry, cover green tile, the intersection of inside and outside and the intersection of doors and windows and openwork, red paint gild colored drawing or pattern. Hang the pleasant virtue is constructed in the hall hardworkingly high on the square-column wingceltis of centre Carve dragon s huge horizontal inscribed board of money word. Embrace the column and hang the jumbo wood carving gold word antithetical couplet on the left, right both sides, it is Qianlong in the Qing Dynasty the emperor resists the book. Stone carving of centre must fill on the among being bright in the hall, put, carve dragon, gild first shrine for idols or ancestral tablets, the common statue of week that must the beauty sits up straight in the shrine white, one pair of eyes is bright, the expression is serene. Among the tip, have the intersection of birds and statue, uncle of Gong, Lu sit up straight in must fill on the one, face the west by the the east, without shrine for idols or ancestral tablets, a white crow must, the chapter clothes of coronet, the posture is respectful and cautious. In front of the yuans of Temple of God, have wide balcony, to offer sacrifices to common to hold place of dance accompanied by music week that year. Left deviation of the balcony, right, build each 3 of east, west Wu, offer sacrifices to 33 monarches in the State of Lu. Yuan bring up the rear holily, there is book the pot hall originally Wait for the building, only have a base of halls now. Yuans of the intersection of Temple of God and the east, all the west have, step institute, east institute have ask auditorium ,It was the 25th year of Kangxi in Qing Dynasty 1686 years) Ones that build, reside and show the son enters the Imperial Ancestral Temple, every thing is asked Story. This session collapse on latter stage of Qing Dynasty already, deposit the intersection of Qianlong and Emperor, kiss the intersection of book and the intersection of call on yuans of holy word and one stone tablet only at the the intersection of hall and base now.
The name of beauty spot: the door, star of Ling, Cover the memorial archway type wooden workshops of four storeyed sets of brackets on top of the columns under for the grey tile, because like gate of Confucian Temple, thus come the name of. The name of beauty spot: Yuans of Temple of God the building in the center of Zhou Gong Temple. The audience hall is five wide, three deep, green tile colored drawing or pattern. Common in week to look like that the shrine for idols or ancestral tablets is enshrined and worshipped in the hall, the east matches uncle s birds statue, wait upon and set up people of the Jin Dynasty by the west The statue, the book has inscription that common mouths advised in week behind the people of the Jin Dynasty, the content is the own experience that Zhou GongCong goes into politics, admonish uncle s birds and handle affairs carefully. The name of beauty spot: Ask the auditorium to ask the auditorium lies in the east institute of Zhou Gong Temple. Confucius enters the Imperial Ancestral Temple, every thing is asked in the Analects of Confucius It is here. Ask buildings such as the auditorium,etc. have been already depletion, above the base of the hall, there is asks the auditorium Zambia of Emperor Qianlong s personal letter Tablet. The descendant visits Zhou Gong Temple, have considerable interest too in asking the auditorium, has left many poetic proses.