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Confucious temple

November 1st 2015
I was very excited when I arrived to Qufu which is the birth place of one of the most influential philosopher of ancient China. The city of Qufu is a typical Chinese city and the main reason to head here is to admire the beautiful temple dedicated to Confucious. It is very interesting that, even though, he was a thinker of the ancient times, during the Zhou dynasty some 2,500 years ago, he i ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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