Chaotian Gong

Nanjing City , Jiangsu , China

About Chaotian Gong

Chaotian Gong or the “Heaven Palace” in Nanjing is often called the Confucius Temple, having been built on the site of a former temple dating back to 390 AD and later used as a centre of learning.

The buildings which can be seen today at Chaotian Gong were actually constructed in the nineteenth century and now house a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection which includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda, the fifteenth century Ming Dynasty monument destroyed in the course of the Taiping Rebellion.

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The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Museum

The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Museum is dedicated to one of the greatest civil conflicts in China’s history.


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