Harbin Confucius Temple

Harbin Confucius Temple[5] (simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨文庙; traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱文廟), or Harbin Confucian Temple, is a Confucian temple located in Confucian Temple Street (文庙街),[6] Nangang District (南岗区),[7] Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province. The Temple is a typical building complex imitating the architectural style of the Qing Dynasty.[8]

Harbin Confucius Temple
Dacheng Hall of the Harbin Confucian Temple.JPG
Dacheng Hall of the Harbin Confucius Temple
LocationWithin the HEU
StyleImitation of Qing Dynasty
Construction cost730,000 Harbin silver dollar notes[4]

Located within the courtyard of Harbin Engineering University, [9] Harbin Confucius Temple is the largest Confucian temple in Northeast China.[10] In the whole of China, its scale is second only to Qufu Confucius Temple and Beijing Confucius Temple. [11]


The construction of the Harbin Confucius Temple began in 1926 and was completed in 1929, costing 730,000 Harbin silver dollar notes (哈大洋).[12]

In November 1996, Harbin Confucius Temple was included as the fourth batch of the China's Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level. [13]


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