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Ningbo Travel Guide

-Travel to Ningbo

Travelers come Ningbo mainly in transit on the way to nearby Putuoshan, one of Zhejiang's premier travel attractions. Recent years, Ningbo has been inspired to transform itself from container port and manufacturing base to a burgeoning new travel destination. No longer solely a stop-off point on the way to Putuoshan, Ningbo is now a gateway to dozens of new and interesting destinations that probably will not make it into most guidebooks for another 5 or 10 years. Besides, with its profound cultural background, Ningbo is very popular for its exquisite and unique handicrafts, which can be taken as good travel souvenirs.

Ningbo, literally means "Tranquil Waves" in Chinese, is a seaport with sub-provincial administrative status. The city is located in the Zhejiang province in the middle east part of China. Ningbo is one of China's oldest cities with a history dating back of 4800 B.C, and is known as a major trading port. The city covers an area of 9365 square kilometers, of which 1033 square kilometers constitutes the city's bustling urban centre.It is an important economic center city and base for heavy and chemical industries on the south wing of the Yangtze River Delta, a significant industrial city in East China and an economic center in Zhejiang Province.

There are a few sights to enjoy and an abundance of local restaurants. The views across the bay are stunning and much of the night life is found around this harbor area. There are also some city parks to enjoy which are very relaxing and peaceful, perfect for those who want to escape for a while. Welcome to view other columns for extensive guide to attraction information and travel services offer related to Ningbo or other famous cities in China. Feel free to contact us if you plan to travel to Ningbo. We will provide the professional advice, individual itinerary and excellent travel service.

Ningbo Attractions Guide

- Must See

  • Tianyi SquareThe Tianyi Square, also known as Tianyi Business Distric, is situated downtown Ningbo in the business center between Rixin Street, Kaiming Street, Zhongshan Road and Yaohang Street. Covering a total area of 193,000 square meters. ... ...
  • Qing'an Assembly Hall Known as the Queen of Heaven Palace, the main architecture of this building is the Heaven Hall, where traders worshiped the god and prayed for the safe trips on the ocean. The architecture adopted brick carving, stone carving and ... ...
  • King Asoka TempleSituated on Asoka Mountain, King Asoka Temple is 20 kilometers away from the urban area of Ningbo City. It is famous for the pagoda of the Buddhist relics in the whole world as well as in China. Originally built during the Western ... ...

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