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This is a picture of a guard at the entrance to the Confucius Temple in Qufu.

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Qufu (曲阜) is the birthplace of Confucius; it served as the capital of the State of Lu during the Spring and Autumn Period. Qufu contains numerous historic palaces, temples and cemeteries. Many of the major cultural sites in the city are all associated with Confucius, such as the three sites of the Temple of Confucius, the Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong Family Mansion. The Qufu complex of monuments have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1994.

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