This magnificent temple in honor of Confucius and other Confucian sages is of southern Chinese motif.
A solemn ceremony with eight-row dance is held every year on Sept. 28 to commemorate Confucius' birthday, expressing the ultimate respect for his great teachings.
Excerpt form:METRO Tourist Information Confucius Temple
Taipei 臺北 is the capital of the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan), on the southwestern edge of the Pacific Ocean. The lush island of Taiwan is also known as "Formosa".