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Address: No.6 Renmin Road, Jiangbei District, Ningbo 315031, China
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7:55 am - 5:02 pm
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An interesting ancient town close to Ningbo

This is a very nice place to walk around, away from the hustle and bustle of big cities in the area. The Confucius Temple, old Chinese mansions, the Taoist monastery and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2013
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China (US Expat)
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

We were disappointed to find out that most of the buildings are replicas that we built ofter 2002. Having said that, they do a good job making the environment look old and there are a few small houses that have been preserved. We were there in August and it was a ghost town ... The black paved streets radiated heat.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a very nice place to walk around, away from the hustle and bustle of big cities in the area. The Confucius Temple, old Chinese mansions, the Taoist monastery and the scenic lake at the northern end of town are all nice additives to strolling around the ancient streets and alleys. It's a shame though the entrance ticket only... More 

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Chandigarh , India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Statues at Cicheng ancient town are as real as are at Madame Tussaud's museum of Shanghai. Amazing to know how well organised and systematic Chinese were in the ancient times. A place worth visiting if you go to Ningbo, a city where more rare earth magnets are made than in any other city of the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is a great place to visit to get an insight into the way the Chinese lived in the past and even in some areas how they live now. Cicheng Ancient Town is open about 8.30am to 4.30pm and the price of admission is cheap, about $1.50 Aussie or 80RMB if my memory is correct. If you spend long enough... More 

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