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Confucian Ancestral Temple glitters once more

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: January 5, 2024 L M S


The renovated Confucian Ancestral Temple in Quzhou, Zhejiang province. [Photo/app.qz123.com]

The restoration of the Confucian Ancestral Temple in Quzhou, Zhejiang province was recently completed, with the temple set to open to the public soon, as reported by local media.

The renovation project involved the repair and replacement of wooden components, restoration of stone structures, repair of old walls, antique lacquer restoration for wooden components, and nurturing of ancient trees.

The restoration breathes new life into the temple and contributes to the preservation of cultural relics. It will also play a crucial role in boosting Quzhou's reputation as the "Home of Southern Confucianism."

The temple is a key national cultural heritage site with significant historical and cultural value. It serves as a prominent cultural symbol for Quzhou and is considered one of its most important cultural landmarks.