There are a number of tourist attractions in Ningbo that make it one of the best destinations in China. While there are many things to do in Ningbo, people visit this city mainly for its temples. Some of the best known temples here are Ahyuwang Temple, Tiantong Temple, Baoguo Temple, and Tianfeng Pagoda. There are picturesque attractions as well that grace Ningbo, some of which are: Wild Crane Pond, Celestial River Ecology Scenic Area, Lianghuang Mountain, Ningbo Yue Lake and Ningbo Jiulong Lake. You can spend your leisure time amidst these beautiful and scenic attractions. The biggest town square in the Zhejiang Province is. Tianyi Square depicts the modern side of the city.
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Library, Garden, Educational Site, Family And Kids
No.5 Tianyi Street, Haizhu District, Ningbo315000, China
08:00 am - 05:30 pm
This is the oldest private library in China. It has about 300,000 books in its collection. Many of them are rare. The Library was founded by Fan Quin during the heydays of the Ming dynasty. In Chinese Alchemy, the word “tianyi” is related to water. This place was titled this way in order to protect it from fire. Built on the banks of the Moon River, this old family home is very well maintained and is a treat to explore. In the library, you will find detailed descriptions that will explain to you the importance of certain collections. The smell of old books is eminent. The lighting is dim and moody. Book-lovers and History enthusiasts will love this place.
Kaiming Street, Haishu District, Ningbo315000, China
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is the biggest town square in the Zhejiang Province. It’s located right at the centre of the Ningbo city. It covers an area of 200,000 square metres. The square is designed by architect Qingyun Ma. The construction was completed in the year 2002. 22 European styled building surround the square. In the year 2003,it won an award for being the best public art construction. The square has 300 shops classified into different zones- retail, electronics, entertainment, hotels and restaurants.
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Amusement Park, Park, Entertainment, Stage Show, Family And Kids, Nature, Exhibi...
No.728 Liaohe Road, Beilun District, Ningbo315800, China
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This a huge theme park located just 30 minutes away from the Ningbo City. It is stretched over a 800,000 square metres of land. This place s full of entertainment facilities and fun rides. Prepare to be welcomed by the colourful plaza that acts as an entrance to the park. The facades of the buildings here are all designed according to different peculiar architectural styles that are found all over the world. Children and lovers of adventure will have a great time here.
Magic Land- An enchanted countryside that is ruled by an evil wizard
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Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Entertainment, Broadway, Street Marke...
Zhong Shan Lu PudongXinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 201300
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is the main shopping street of Ningbo. The road was originally built as a ceremonial avenue for Sun Yat-sen’s funeral procession. The local people and the tourists both flock this street on the evening. There are numerous avenues for shopping and eating. Restaurants specialized in serving authentic cuisines can be found every few blocks. A wide variety of products are available. This is a great place to shop for souvenirs, the night before you leave the town.
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Water Body, Waterfront, Park, Waterfall, Water Park, Family And Kids
Gushan Village, Longguan Country, YinzhouDistrict, Ningbo 315165, China
07:30 am - 04:30 pm
This is a man-made park with natural ponds. Concrete pathways have been built along the ponds, to take you up the mountain. When you reach the top, there are 5 waterfalls that come together in a single pool. This is called the Five Dragon Pool. Each waterfall has a coloured dragon theme, hence the name.
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Religious Site, Temple, Street Market, Family And Kids, Street Food
No.22 Xianxue Street, Haishu District, Ningbo315010, China
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is one of the largest existing temples in China. Situated in the downtown area, this monument has been conserved by the municipal corporation of the city. The temple was built during the reign of the Ming Dynasty. Especially the arches are peculiar to this style of architecture. Now the temple premises are known for its market area as well.
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Religious Site, Temple, Watch Tower, Family And Kids
Tiantong Country, Yinzhou District, Ningbo315000, China
08:00 am - 06:30 pm
This is a mountain temple situated 25 kms to the east of Ningbo. It is the no.2 mountain amongst the Five Chinese Zen Buddhist School Mountains. The temple occupies a space of 58000 square metres. In the premises, there are 20 ancient buildings and 760 rooms. The temple lies in the National Forest Park Area and is therefore surrounded by thick woods and tall trees.
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Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, History Museum, Educational Si...
Ningbo Museum 1000# Shounan Middle st.,YinzhouNingbo,Zhejiang
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
This is a museum of history and culture. It focuses upon the Nigbo area particularly. Souvenirs of Ningbo’s traditional customs have been preserved here. The theme of the designs is mountains and oceans. That is because the East China Sea has played a huge role in the history and culture of Ningbo. The whole building is shaped like a mountain and a boat. The first flor is whole but the second is tilted. Features of Jiangian residence- old tiles and bamboos have been predominantly used in the construction.
Highlights and must sees include:
Ningbo Histroy exhibit- spans the history from the Hemudu Culture to the Republic of China
Ningbo Custom Exhibit- Mock building, Wax models and modern electronic techniques used torecreate the old Ningbo and its customs
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Mountain, Waterfront, View Point, Waterfall, Family And Kids, Nature
Xikou Town, Fenghua 315502, China
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
A mountain about 800mts above sea level with a white peak and ‘dou’ or a hole in the peak form where water sprouts out. It’s spectacular sight to behold and hence it is also known by the name Milk Spring. There as many as 60 highlights in the mountains with a few notable ones as follows:
Xuedou Temple, a temple of great spiritual as well as historical significance. This 1600 year old temple gained prominence during the Tang and Song dynasties when it received 41 imperial edicts from the several generation of emperors. So far the temple has about 5760 Confucian classics, jade seals, jade Buddhas and much more.
Qianzhang Rock Waterfall is right in front of Xuedou Temple is a beautiful falls with a staggering height of 186mts. When the sun comes out from the behind the clouds a rainbow from as an arch through which water falls which is a magnificent sight to see.
Miaogao Platform is actually only 396mts above sea level. Since it stands out against the mountains you can see the entire landscape as well the Tainzhulake from up there. It also isn’t quite difficult to climb which makes it an ideal spot to hike.
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Zoo, Educational Site, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Exhibition
Meihu Village, Dongqianhu Town, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 315124, China
08:00 am - 04:30 pm
This is a small zoo situated outside the city. Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, not only is this place an exhibition of caged animals but also provides you with time for some tranquil contemplation. There is a wide variety of animals. If you are accompanied by children, they will get to learn a lot about the animals. The place is full of scenic beauty.
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View Point, Lake, Nature, Exhibition
Jiulonghu Town, Zhenhai District, Ningbo315200, China
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is a large scenic lake surrounded by hills and gardens. You can roam around in your bike or you can walk on the footpath that has been built along the lake. The lake is calm and the atmosphere is tranquil. You can see the reflection of the surrounding scenery inside the lake, undisturbed. You can click some really good photos with this lake and the hills in the background. This place is far from the hustle and bustle of the city and hence a good place to rest and take a break. Highlights include:
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Art Gallery, View Point, Family And Kids, Lake, Arts And Crafts, Nature
Cangqiao Street, Haishu District, Ningbo315010, China
It is a huge crescent-shaped lake located right in the middle of the city. It is surrounded by gardens and high-rise buildings. It’s a good place to rest if you want to take a break from roaming the city. You can lay yourself on the lawn or take a walk along the lake. There are enough activities in the premises to keep you and your family engaged.
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View Point, Waterfall, Nature
Daqi Town, Beilun District, Ningbo 315800,China
08:30 am - 04:00 pm
This is a mountain range with nine tall mountains. The climb is steep. Like most of China, the hike is not natural; there are steps for you to climb up. The scenery is breathtaking. You can spend more than half a day here, thanks to the wide ranging engaging activities that this place has to offer. The mountain is an hour away from Ningbo city. The highest peak is about 500m.This is a good place to go to if you need a break from the pollution of the busy city.
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Religious Site, Temple, Garden, Family And Kids
BaotongMinglun Village, Wuxiang Town, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 315112, China
06:00 am - 04:00 pm
This is an ancient prayer place that is located about 12 miles to the east of Ningbo. It is the only remaining temple named after the name of the Indian King- Asoka. The temple is built at the foot of the Luhua Peak of the Taibai Mountains. These are one of the most important Buddhist Mountains in China. This place is very calm and scenic. It provides you with the serenity that you need for some silent contemplation. There are various relics stored inside the temple. Outside, there are gardens and enjoyable scenic spots.
The Hall of Stupa- houses the real body relic of Sakyamani Buddha in a 7-Step Stupa
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Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Anshang Village, Jiangbei District, Ningbo315000, China
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
This is an old temple that is one of the cultural relic spots in China. Originally built during the reign of the Eastern Han Dynasty, this structure has gone through various architectural changes and has evolved with time. It is one of the oldest wooden structures in the whole of Southern China. At the entrance stand two strong pillars with Buddhist scriptures inscribed into them. Inside there are various mysterious rooms and artworks that will fan your curiosity and inspire you to explore further.
17 showrooms that deal with- Kwanyin statues, the local customs of marriage, bronze wares, technological inventions and discoveries of the 20th century.