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Top Attractions in Ningbo China - Doesn’t get any better than this for the history buffs

Ningbo is one the most important industrial and port centres in the country and has a wealth of architectural, history, temples and so much more to explore! Here is a list of the top attractions!


Baogua Buddhist Temple

This is one of the top attractions here and one you should not miss out on. This rare and unique temple is shared by three religions which include Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. This temple is located at the Mt Emei and is the biggest one in this region. You will see idols of many deities belonging to these three religions. If you are looking for some quiet and peace, you are bound to experience it here.


Temple of King Ashoka

This is one of the temples that must be visited for those who are looking for unique architecture. This is a popular pilgrim site for the Buddhists and is often visited by tourists from all around the world. It is well known for its manicured gardens, ponds, bamboo trees, pagodas and so much more. The architecture is absolutely magnificent. Besides, if you're looking for accommodation in Ningbo apartments in China, close to tourist attractions like these, you can check out properties like Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Ningbo, for a start.


The oldest library in the country

If you are a bookworm, then nothing will excite you than shelves and shelves of books. And at the Tianyi Pavilion, you will find the oldest library in this country. It has more than seventy thousand volumes of ancient books and there is much to discover which include old writings, local history and so much more. This library was established by the Ming Dynasty back in 1561.


Ningbo Museum

There is no place like a museum to showcase local history, traditions and culture. If you are quite done with your walking tours, sightseeing and outdoor activities, you can head out to the Ningbo museum to dwell deeper into local history. This museum was established back in 2008. It features all kinds of collections that relate to the local traditions, customs and history. There are many interesting things that you can find which is visually pleasing too. So, make sure to keep a couple of hours aside to fully explore this place.


Tiantong Temple

Any guide to China will have plenty of temples. So, what is so special about this temple and sets it apart from the rest and deserves a spot in this list? Well, this temple is located at the foothills of the Taibai Mountain and offers gorgeous views. The temple covers a land area of about 76,400 m² and it belongs to the Five Chan Buddhism Temples."


Tengtou Village

With any itinerary to China, a local village should be a part of it. When in Ningbo the Tengtou Village is the place to visit. This is a popular eco-tourism attraction of this country and you will see first-hand how nature and human can thrive together without harming each other. The traditions and customs of this local village are also very interesting.

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