6. Learn local history
This family temple was built in 1136 to pay tribute to Confucius, whose descendants lived in Quzhou. [Photo/zj.zjol.com]
Many famous figures have been in Quzhou, including descendants of Confucius. They moved to Quzhou during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) and built family temples there in 1136, winning the city the reputation as the “second hometown of Confucius”.
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