Dunyuan Society(敦源社) was a Chinese Studies society formed by scholars in the Xinfeng area of Tainan in 1883. In 1927, society members, poets and local gentry jointly raised funds for the building of a temple and cast a statue of Confucius to which sacrifices were offered. The temple was a privately built temple, not government-built. The Temple of Confucius is a classical building with a swallowtail roof. In its grounds stand a large number of old longan trees. As it is located in the suburbs, the temple normally doesn’t attract many tourists and is tranquil, a place where tourists can quietly spend time with Confucius.