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During his life, Confucius had around 3,000 students. Today, people continue to study his philosophy. He is considered a teacher for all generations. He believed that education should be available to all and not just the wealthy.

The photo (V1) was taken inside the Ta Cheng Temple looking towards the Ta Cheng Gate. I love those doors in Asian temples.

The photos in the other versions show the tablets given to Confucius by emperors. Because of the high status of Confucius, only tablets granted by an emperor are allowed here.

Thank you for stopping by and having a look, I just hope you enjoy the visit.

Have a nice evening,


Tags: Architecture Taiwan Landscape and travel Republic of china Confucius temple Tainan Ta cheng palace

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lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
19 Feb 2009 7:31PM
Really like the light in #1

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1856 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2009 7:35PM
I like the intriguing little details that you are including in these sets, V4 is a gem. But V1 is the winner, for the cool quiet, shady space. I want to be there...
TyChee Plus
13 275 1 United States
19 Feb 2009 7:36PM
Excellent series of shot! Love the lighting in V1
Mobieus Plus
10 48 Wales
19 Feb 2009 7:37PM
I too love no:1, there is a real feeling of calm and tranquility to it, well done.
Bob_V Plus
10 1 2 United States
19 Feb 2009 8:59PM
Some great captures JNC.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
19 Feb 2009 9:02PM
Great shots. V1 for me....Sandy
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
19 Feb 2009 9:06PM
The little bird in v4 is a real treat. Well done travel photos.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
19 Feb 2009 9:39PM
Love the dark view of v1 and the colors of the other versions!
gary_d Plus
10 576 13 Wales
19 Feb 2009 10:46PM
I like V1 for the play between light and shadow and the others for the colour. - gary
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
20 Feb 2009 5:14AM
Love the composition of V.1, Jean-Noel, and the bright and cheerful colours. Well captured and interesting images. Carol
20 Feb 2009 7:42AM
Nice series and interesting write up
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
20 Feb 2009 8:12AM
A great interesting serie

cjl47 Plus
10 4 3 England
20 Feb 2009 2:59PM
Interesting shots.
20 Feb 2009 8:14PM
I like them all Jean-Noel some wonderful colours and detail with a very interesting write up,
21 Feb 2009 2:42AM
niceone & very good series
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
21 Feb 2009 7:42AM
fine travel photos...have a RC
21 Feb 2009 10:29PM
Thanks for sharing this whit us. Ive been enjoying your photos of this wonderful place, they are all fantastic shots. I hope there is more to come so i can travel in mind thru your pics. Grin

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