孔府、孔庙、孔林 Kǒng fǔ, kǒngmiào, kǒng lín
Temple of Confucius (孔子 Kǒngzǐ), Cemetery of Confucius, and Kong Family Mansion in Qufu
The Kong Family Mansion ( 孔府 Kǒng fǔ) was the historical residence of the direct descendants of Confucius in the City of Qufu (曲阜), the hometown of Confucius in Shandong Province(山东省 Shāndōng Shěng).The extant structures mainly date from the Ming (明) and Qing (清) dynasties. From the mansion, the family tended to the Confucian sites in Qufu and also governed the largest private rural estate in China.
The Temple of Confucius (孔庙 Kǒngmiào) is the largest and most renowned temple of Confucius in East Asia.The Cemetery of Confucius ( 孔林 Kǒnglín) is a cemetery of the Kong clan (the descendants of Confucius) in Confucius’ hometown Qufu. Confucius himself and some of his disciples are buried there, as well as many thousands of his descendants.
Since 1994, the Temple of Confucius, the Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong Family Mansion has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu”. Those three sites are collectively known in Qufu as San Kong (三孔).