Things to Do in Qufu

Listed as national historical and cultural city by the State Council, Qufu has many tourism resources and cultural relics. As the birthplace of Confucius, the top things to see in Qufu are the San Kong World Heritage Sites: Temple of Confucius, Confucius Family Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius, all declared in 1994.

Besides, some featured activities are hold, including the Confucius Cultural Festival, a holy way to remember Confucius and to spread the Chinese Culture and the Confucian Banquet, the traditional dishes of Shandong Cuisine.

Qufu Attraction Map

Confucian Banquet

Taste Qufu Food

As the hometown of Confucius, Qufu has the most famous traditional cuisine called Confucian Banquet, which can be eaten in occasions like birthday, wedding, guest greeting and family meeting. Nowadays, any restaurant in Qufu serves Confucian Banquet. The main dishes include beancurd, duck, fish, sea food and more. Also there are some snacks along streets like smoked tufu, Shangdong pancakes and so forth.

Xingtan St. Dreams show

Watch Performance of Xingtan St. Dreams

(Optional Activity)

The "Xingtan St. Dreams" performance is a large square musical dance show in Xingtan Theater, presenting at 20:00 every night during April to October. Under the splendid design of exaggerated colorful costumes art, artistic lighting changes, you will enchanted by the performers’ stage skills. What’s more, with the perfect combination between poetry and music on stage, this performance presents Confucius and Confucianism profound culture.

Recommended Qufu Tours

Top 3 Qufu tours chosen by most customers to explore Qufu in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Tsingtao Beer
3 Days Qingdao Beer & Seaside Tour


Lao Mountain Scenic Area
4 Days Qingdao Highlights Tour with Mount Lao


Confucian Temple
6 Days Best of Shandong Tour

Jinan / Mount Tai / Qufu / Qingdao

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