In this morning, your guide will escort you
to Dujiangyan Confucius Temple - the
only living Confucius Temple with a combination of
temple and academy where travelers can experience traditional Six Arts -
“Rites”, “Music”, “Archery”, “Charioteering”, “Calligraphy” and “Mathematics”. Dress yourselves in Han-style clothes and begin your exploration. Learn about the great Confucius and Six Arts in Six
Arts Exhibition Rooms after watch archery show, take Four-worship to Confucius
in front of Dacheng Hall, visit Old Chengdu Model and know some Fengshui about
architecture, catch the interesting moment to practice stone-rubbing, practice
calligraphy and learn some Chinese words expressing in different styles. You won’t
miss the chance to practice archery under the guidance of the experienced masters.
During this 3-hour experience, you learn, feel and touch Confucius’ life 2500
After Six Arts experience, you’ll pay a visit to Dujiangyan Irrigation System, a 2000 year-old living world heritage to solve problems of diverting water without the use of dams. The system is still working to irrigate Chengdu Plain and it’s the real reason why Chengdu is called “the Land of Abundance”. Visit the three main parts of the weir woks controlling the water from the upper valley of the Minjiang River including Yuzui Bypass Dike, Feishayan Floodgate, Baopingkou Diversion Passage, and be amazed by the wisdom of ancient Chinese. After getting to know the theory of system, extend to the nearby Erwang Temple to meet Li Bing and and his son who constructed this ecological engineering feat around 256 BC.
After this tour, drive back to Chengdu airport / train stations for your next destination. Service ends!
1. If you want to do some Taichi practice and join in the Taichi lovers, you should get to Confucius Temple early around 07:00~08:00 in the morning.
2. Special cultural activities are arranged for family with kids. It will be more interesting if your group is with two people or above.
3. Instead of doing Six Arts, you can choose to visit Confucius Temple only and if you like, you can try single activity of Six Arts and experience on your own. Just tell us your likes.