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Address: Tiantong Country, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 315000, China
Phone Number: 0574-88480068
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8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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My second most liked temple in ningbo

Easy to find We were lucky as we hit a not so busy day Recommend to take the electric car from entrance to temple As always a lot of stairs, so no baby cart My most liked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
Michael T
Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Easy to find We were lucky as we hit a not so busy day Recommend to take the electric car from entrance to temple As always a lot of stairs, so no baby cart My most liked temple in ningbo is still ayuwang, which is more difficult to find but more real, sorry this one is great but already feels... More 

Thank Michael T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Everything that you'd possibly want from a Buddhist temple hidden in the mountains. It's, large, old and still fully operational with chanting monks, incense, bamboo forests and fish ponds. Lovely place.

Thank KUK34
Ningbo, China
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

It is a good place to visit as it is not so crowded. No entrance fee if you only visit the temple which is a big area, too. If you prefer for hiking, you can pay for only about 15 or 20 rmb to enter the nature forest park where you can hike for a day.

Thank Rosa516
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is an amazing place with more than just one temple. The temples are arranged on a hill and there are multiple temples all the way to the top. There is also an 8 floor pagoda not far from the main temple area. There is even a vegetarian restaurant hidden in between the temples. I did not have time to... More 

Thank 2muchtimeontheroad
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My Chinese friend kindly drove me there. Took about 40 mins but well worth it. Peaceful and Japanese zen-like atmosphere. Very well preserved and properly signed/ operated. Lucky to saw Sakura (cherry blossom) there too. The pagoda was under renovation so no climbing though.

1 Thank bkkjim1014
Dollar, United Kingdom
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42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We travelled by bus from the centre of Ningbo and the bus stops on the edge of the site.it is quite a long walk up to the temple but well worth it. The temples seem to go on and on, each one amazingly decorated. We went early in the morning so there weren't that many people around and it was... More 

2 Thank Mum M
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a beautiful peaceful place, well worth the visit. It is quite a long, but not challenging, walk to the temple from the car park surrounded by great views. There are lots of fascinating and authentic aspects together with some well stocked souvenir stalls on the walk up (haggle).

2 Thank MPB186349
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Ningbo might look like a very modern city today, but it has been a prominent centre since the Tang Dynasty some 14 centuries ago. A centre for both literature and religion, the city can make an intriguing attraction for those willing to track down its hidden treasures. One of these is Tiantong Temple, a Buddhist temple complex which has attracted... More 

2 Thank Raymond W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Because I had limited business visit in Ningbo, I wasn't able to see a lot of attractions. This one was one of those, that I will remember for my entire life, even if you can find hundreds of temples like this in China. But it is worth to visit if you are somewhere around. Temple is located around 1 hour... More 

1 Thank Mariusz J
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Temple is 1500 years old. I used to visit it as a child. The pine trees long the entrance road are gone now, which greatly disappointed me. The temple is in a small valley. The hike in the nearby forest park is quite nice. The huge newly built parking lot/entrance is an eye-sore, not to mention that it completely destroyed... More 

1 Thank jk603h

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