The south of Yangzi River examination hall is located in the Nanjing lively Confucian temple area, builds in the Southern Song Dynasty yang or male principle four years, until now more than 800 years history, has preserved the best ancient times imperial civil service examination examination place for the present China. the south of Yangzi
River examination hall Qing Dynasty sets at the river Southern Ministries, is Confucian temple area one of three big historic building groups. Builds in the Southern Song Dynasty, is the county, the government office study test
place, to Tongzhinianjian, has constructed for the test uses “the sentry hut” 20644, including Si Kao the official, the duty department personnel's work lodging has not used the room. the end of the Qing waste imperial civil service examination was popular the school, the examination hall also along with it stall. in 1919 started to demolish the examination hall, besides Ming who left behind in the examination hall Yuan the building, the graduated arm warning hall and part of sentry huts takes the historical relics, opened completely in addition the part does, wards off for the market. present's south of Yangzi River examination hall, already far not initially great scale, only retained Ming Yuanlou, the examination hall stele carving and so on important heritage attraction, duplicate constructs when the test the examinee uses sentry hut 40, the ancient times examinee to use the writing-set, the oil lamp, food, as well as manufactures specially electro-dynamic modulation examinee statue. Present's examination hall exhibition hall front door, was initially examination hall center Ming Yuanlou, it was in examination hall four bartizans, this was situated in Qinhuai River bank young Lou, was to monitor the examinee to construct, and was provides the service center which for the examinee outside the examination paper helped. In the building has Ming and Qing Dynasties time stele carving 20. After the building to the tribunal, present is the examination hall culture main exhibition hall.