Nishan Sacred Land
Nishan Sacred Land is a cultural experience base where people can learn about Chinese culture and Confucianism. It is located in the Nishan Cultural Tourism Resort on Nishan Mountain, traditionally regarded as the birthplace of Confucius, the great thinker, educator and founder of Confucianism.
Nishan Sacred Land is 25 kilometers southeast of Qufu, and covers 35.76 square kilometers. The complex was mentioned as part of Qufu's excellent traditional culture inheritance and development demonstration zone in China's 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20).
The construction of the Nishan Sacred Land included three phases. As the core scenic spot, phase I covers 8 square kilometers and includes the Confucius statue, Luyuan tourist center and Nishan Academy Hotel. The Confucianism experience area is open to the public.
The function is positioned as a cultural leisure resort and world-class cultural tourism destination. The core cultural theme is the ethical way of life. It combines cultural experience, a school, ecological tourism, leisure vacation and training.
Nishan Sacred Land [Photo/VCG]
A fountain show is staged at night in Nishan Sacred Land. [Photo/official WeChat account of the information office of Jining municipal government]