Dachengmen is the second door of the Confucian Temple. It is named after the Confucius's saying "Confucius is a collection of Dacheng". The building dressing halls on both sides are used in the special place of worship in the past. As the name implies, it is the place of fasting, bathing and changing clothes. . In ancient times, there was a fairly strict set of requirements and procedures for offering sacrifices.
Dachengmen is divided into three gates of east, middle and west. The middle gate is usually closed. It can only be opened when a huge ceremony is held. Usually, only the two sides of the door are used, and those seen on the door of the three doors are The nail is called the "door nail." The arrangement and number of door nails have certain regulations in the Qing Dynasty. If it is the highest level building, the door nails on the door leaf are nine and nine, the ninety-nine one, the symbol of the emperor, the door leaf in the Forbidden Palace is the general level. The building is horizontal and vertical, and the lowest level is five in each direction. The Confucius, the sage of the Wensheng Temple, is the Wenxuanwang. 72 sages of Confucius.
Dachengmen has a panoramic view of the Pingyao Confucian Temple, which has a total area of 40,580 m2 (more than 60 mu) and is the largest scenic spot in the ancient city.
The Wujin courtyard of the central axis of the temple area is divided into service area, sacrificial area, Confucian school area and imperial examination area. Dacheng Hall, the main hall of the Sacrificial Area, is the earliest existing building in the whole ancient city. It is also the earliest Dacheng Hall in the existing Confucian temples in the country. It has a history of more than 840 years, and it is also the national treasure house in the Imperial Examinations. The only remaining champion is attracting many tourists. At the same time, on the left side of Zunjing Pavilion, there is still one place in Shanxi Province that is the only place for high-quality performances for tourists. Pingyao Grand Theatre Performing Arts Center The place that attracts people is to reflect the characteristics of the folk original ecology and soil slag in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. For example, the village folk art, stunt performances, etc., the theme is that "Jin Shang Xiang Yin" is a Shanxi merchant and then a Shanxi merchant.
Crossing the Dacheng Gate, there are bells and drums on both sides. Although the bells and drums in the temple are used to remind the time, the bells and drums here are the fortune clock and the sacred drum. As the saying goes: "The time comes to work" provides a good opportunity for us to make good fortune.