in Shandong, China
- Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Mount Taishan (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 35.597 and 116.991 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 35° 35' 48" and E 116° 59' 28"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Yuan Renminbi - CNY
- Spoken languages:
- Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 09:24 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:12 am and 7:24 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -35.702 and -63.024 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Fortin Olavarria
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Qufu in Shandong with it's 85,144 citizens is a town in China about 300 mi (or 482 km) south of Beijing, the country's capital city.
Current time in Qufu is now 09:24 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports near Qufu, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Jining Qufu Airport in a distance of 42 mi (or 67 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in China is Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lingcheng, Jiaxiang, Peicheng, Juye and Fengxian. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 100 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Evening Temperature||37°C / 99 °F|
|Night Temperature||30°C / 87 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1001.8 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019
37°C (99 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Wednesday, 24th of July 2019
29°C (84 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 25th of July 2019
36°C (97 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Scattered clouds, calm.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The Shangri-La Hotel Qufu
Shuzhou International Hotel
Kongfu Hotel - Qufu
Wuhan Seven Color Sunlight Hotel
Mingya Confucianist Hotel - Qufu
QUFU QUELI HOTEL
Qufu International Hotel
Home Inn Qufu Confucius Mansion
Videos from this area
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China. (曲阜市, 曲阜市, معبد كوفو). See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Qufu-is-the-hometown-of-Confucius .
china, qufu city centre, production of bambu steam baskets
qufu was the hometown of the Kong Tze family for over 2500 years.
Tours-TV.com: Celebration birthday of Confucius
China : Qufu. See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Celebration-birthday-of-Confucius .
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Zoucheng is a county-level city in the south of Shandong province in China. Historically, the name Zouxian, in a variety of transcriptions, was used for the city as well. Zoucheng is located about 20km south of the city of Qufu, and like Qufu, is administratively under the prefecture-level city of Jining.
Qufu East Railway Station
The Qufu East Railway Station is a high-speed railway station in Qufu, Shandong, People's Republic of China. It is served by the Jinghu High-Speed Railway. Although located within the county-level city Qufu, the station is quite a distance to the south-east from Qufu's urban area. The city centre can be reached with the K01 bus, from which the older Qufu Railway station, serving local and slower trains, can be reached with city bus number 5.
Shou Qiu is a historical site on the eastern outskirts of the city of Qufu in Shandong Province, China. According to the legend, Shou Qiu is the birthplace of the Yellow Emperor. The site features two giant turtle-borne steles with a small lake between them. The western stele is known as the "Qing Shou" Stele; the eastern stele as the "Wan Ren Chou" Stele, supposedly because it took so many people to move it.
The Shaohao Tomb is a pyramid shaped monument located in the north-east of Jiuxian Village, on the eastern outskirts of the city of Qufu in Shandong Province, China. The monument honors Shaohao, the son of the first mythical Chinese emperor and one of the mythical five emperors himself. The monument is unique in China because of its pyramid-shaped stone construction.
Temple of Yan Hui
The Temple of Yan Hui, more commonly known as simply the Temple of Yan or the Yan Temple, is a temple in Qufu, China, dedicated to the memory of Yan Hui (521 BC - 490 BC), the favorite disciple of Confucius.
Temple of Confucius, Qufu
The Temple of Confucius in Qufu, Shandong Province of China, is the "original", largest and most famous of the temples of Confucius in China and East Asia. Since 1994, the Temple of Confucius has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu".
Cemetery of Confucius
The Cemetery of Confucius, also known under its Chinese name Kong Lin, is a cemetery of the Kong clan (the descendants of Confucius) in Confucius' hometown Qufu. Confucius himself and some of his disciples are buried there, as well as many thousands of his descendants. Since 1994, the Cemetery of Confucius has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu".
Kong Family Mansion
The Kong Family Mansion was the historical residence of the direct descendants of Confucius in the City of Qufu, the hometown of Confucius in Shandong Province, China. The extant structures mainly date from the Ming and Qing dynasties. From the mansion, the family tended to the Confucian sites in Qufu and also governed the largest private rural estate in China.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Qufu.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Küfow, Chü-fu, Kinfowhsien, Ch’ü-fou, Ch’ü-fou-hsien-ch’eng, Ch’u-fu-hsien, Ch’ü-fou-hsien, Qufu, ጩፉ, تشيوفو, Čchü-fu, Cjujfu, צופו, चूफ़ू, Csüfu, 曲阜市, ციუიფუ, 취푸 시, ചൂഫു, Цюйфу, قوفو, Khúc Phụ