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Guo Zi Jian (The Imperial College)

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No.13 Guozijian Street, Inside Andingmen, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The site is impressive, well laid out and relatively quiet. The ceramic tiles are amazing along with the entrance area. There is an interesting history museum detailing the imperial examination system which is worth a quick visit.

Thank John T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Do not make it your priority in Beijing. If you ahve the time visit it since it is different but nothing too special

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This place gives a good overview of China’s thoughts on education both past and present. On the day we visited groups of school children donned robes and were addressed by a master teacher on the need to study hard. The museum provides good information on...More

Thank susanbH3728NQ
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Here were all the high ranked administrators brought up for there jobs and got the diploma . Built in Ming period and in Ming architecture. Schools come here today to hold a ceremony .

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is immediately next to the Confucius Temple and you effectively go from one to the other. It was originally the centre of scholarship in imperial China, but most of that has gone now, and there's just a series of rooms down the eastern side...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Can't imagine there were security guards or police smoking at the ticket-selling place at the main entrance. Smoking may cause fire which may damage this precious heritage. In addition, the doors to every exhibition rooms have been replaced by the ugly and dirty plastic strips...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I was there with an English speaking guide called Dream. The trip was booked through China Hilights. It is a informative place how scholarship in the past worked and a different look on Imperial times in China. My guide was very knowledgeable on the subject.

Thank ivbelzen
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We visited Guozijian which is the Imperial College after the Confucian Temple. This was the highest institute of learning in ancient Chinese dynasties. The education system of feudal China is well documented here. With well tended and lovely gardens, this was a relaxing visit for...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was worth the time along with the Confucian temple. This was the Imperial College. The grounds are beautiful and the displays are in english and well detailed. We enjoyed the time so much more having a guide!

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 9 July 2016

You will learn a lot about Chinese education history, it is very fascinating. We were there with a guide, we truly appreciated explanations and it helped to make this activity even more interesting. Not as crowded as other locations in Beijing.

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