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Chinese Garden at Confucious Temple, Nagasaki - The temple is a unique structure that blends the architectural styles of both Southern and Northern China. Confucius was born over 2,500 years ago in Shandong as the 2nd son of a military man. He devoted himself with study and preaching to his disciples. His most famous writing is The Analects of Confucius, a record of his collected sayings, teachings in his dialogues with his disciples and the disciples' conversations with Confucius about their beliefs. The entire mausoleum contains twenty compilations of the Sayings of Confucious.