|Entrance gate:||Kong Forest Entrance Gate|
|Location:||Asia > China > Qufu|
The Entrance Gate
How can we get in contact?
|Country calling code:||+86|
What should we know?
|Name in local script:||孔林|
|Also known as:||Kǒng lín /|
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|Environment type:||grass, woods|
|Location type:||urban, town|
|Necessary documentation:||Add Data|
How much will it cost us?
|Currency:||Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)|
When should we go there, and for how long?
|Average waiting time:||5 minutes|
|Busiest day(s):||national holidays|
|Usually closed:||Add Data|
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|This entrance gate to Kong Forest is not only ancient but also well preserved. Though some of the paint work is more recent, the carvings and pillars are reportedly very old. The protruding lotus carvings from the roof are particularly extravagant (for a gate), while the two-deep line of ornamental animals implies a place of importance.|
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|This is an entrance gate, tickets must be bought at the booth just before.|
|This part of the complex tends to be a bit quieter, should you be looking to escape the butt-to-cheek crowds.|
|It is possible to buy a ‘through’ ticket which allows access to this, the Confucius Temple (which includes the impressive Dacheng Hall) and the Kong Family Mansion for around CNY130.|
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