Heijing Confucius Temple in Lufeng County, Chuxiong

Why is Heijing Confucius Temple So Special

The Heijing Confucian Temple is located in the Longchuanjiang River Gorge(龙川江峡谷), 92 kilometers northwest of Lufeng County, Chuxiong Prefecture. It is nearly 200 kilometers away from Kunming and 75 kilometers away from Chuxiong. The Heijing Confucius Temple was built in the 45th year of Ming Wanli (1617). It was repeatedly destroyed by mudslides in the Qing Dynasty and was repeatedly rebuilt. The Confucius Temple is large in scale. There were 13 scholars (进士), which could show the prosperity of Heijing culture education. 

Where is Heijing Confucius Temple

It is located in Heijing Town, Lufeng County, Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture.

How to Get There

  • In Chuxiong Passenger Station, there are buses to Heijiang.
  • It is very convenient to Heijing Station by train from Kunming Railway Station.
  • After arriving in Lufeng County, car rental or self-driving is the recommended way to get to Heijing Confucius Temple.

Best Time to Go

It is suitable to visit Heijing Confucius Temple at any time. Every season has its own beauty.

Nearby Attractions

Feilaisi Temple
Feilaisi Temple is located at the hillside. Because of the steep mountain, looking from the bottom of the mountain, the whole temple is like a big bird entwined in the mountain. It seems to be flying and it also seems to have just landed from the sky. Therefore, Feilaisi Temple got its name. Looking down from the temple, the Longchuanjiang River(龙川江) passes through the deep canyon, and the town’s buildings are dotted on both sides of the river.

The Grand Courtyard of Wu Family
The Grand Courtyard of Wu Family is a typical Ming and Qing architecture that has been preserved to now. The Grand Courtyard of Wu Family was built in the 16th year of Daoguang in Qing Dynasty. It was expended in the 7th year of Xianfeng in Qing Dynasty and was built along the mountain. It is a “王(Wang)-shape”, with a unique layout. It consists of four patios with 99 houses. It, with a building area of ​​10,000 square meters, is well-connected and is one of the rare ancient residential buildings in Yunnan.