Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum

Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum
Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum
Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum
Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum
Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum
Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum
Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao) Museum

Location: No. 21 Zumiao Lu (Rd.), Chancheng District, Foshan City

Rating: AAAA

Sightseeing Theme: History&Heritage

Opening Hours: 8:30 – 19:00

Admission: Adult: RMB 20 per ticket, Child: RMB 10 per ticket

Key Words: Scenic Spot, Museums, Art

About: Foshan Zumiao Museum is a folk museum featuring architecture of the Ming and Qing Dynasties and Foshan’s traditional culture. Inside the museum, there are: Zumiao Ancient Building Group, Confucius’ Temple, Huang Fei-hong Memorial Hall, Ye Wen Hall, etc. Among them, Zumiao, which is a national key cultural relics protection unit dedicated to Beidi (the Northern God or Xuan Tian Shang Di), was first built in the Yuanfeng Era (1078-1085) of the Northern Song Dynasty; Confucius’ Temple, which is a Foshan municipal key cultural relics protection units and a place for worshipping Confucius during the period of the late Qing Dynasty and Republic of China, was built in the third year of the reign of Emperor Xuantong in Qing Dynasty (1911); Huang Fei-hong Memorial Hall and Yewen Hall were built and opened to public in the year of 2001. The collections housed in Zumiao Museum are mainly cultural relics about Daoism and Foshan local folk art. Every year, various kinds of folk culture activities like temple fair (held on March 3rd of the lunar calendar, the birthday of Beidi) and Spring Worship and Summer Worship (the former one is in commemoration of the Goddess Matsu and the latter is in commemoration of the date on which Goddess Matsu went to heaven). Also, there are performances like lion dancing and martial art. For Chines culture lovers, Zumiao Museum is a dream place second to none.

Services:Performance

Transportation:Metro: Take Guangfo Line and get off at Zumiao; Bus: Take one of the following bus in Foshan to get there: Bus No. 101, Bus No. 104, Bus No. 105, Bus No. 106, Bus No. 107, Bus No. 109, Bus No. 110, Bus No. 111, Bus No. 112, or Bus No. 116.

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