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Address: Tiantong Country, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 315000, China
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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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A grand temple for the ages

This ancient temple is situated in the deep woods east of the City and it attracts worshipers as far away as Japan and Singapore. I love the architecture, and the your can spend a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ming F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ancient temple is situated in the deep woods east of the City and it attracts worshipers as far away as Japan and Singapore. I love the architecture, and the your can spend a whole day there, soaking up a purely spiritual experience.

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Thank Ming F
Shanghai, China
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110 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Getting there and back from the center of Ningbo can be a bit of a challenge, as there aren't any taxis around waiting to take people back. The entrance to the scenic area leading up to the temple(s) feels like it was 95% constructed and then abandoned, which is bizarre. All of the buildings look new and almost finished but... More 

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Thank bgroe
Ningbo, China
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My family and I have been to Tiantong three times now, and it is always a pleasure to get away from the noise and pollution of the city to the comparatively cleaner air and more natural environment of this temple. There are many things to see--bamboo groves, ponds, a pagoda--and on two of the three times we went, there were... More 

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Thank Mary W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Tiantong Temple is over 1,200 years old and it's special to see something that has stood the test of time, including a 1,200 year old tree on site. The gardens are beautifully kept and it's worth a visit just to walk through them. The whole setting is serene and calming. Tip: wear good walking shoes as there is a lot... More 

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Thank TaniaTiernan
Ningbo, China
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Went with a couple friends on a sunny weekday afternoon and it was not crowded at all and gave many wonderful photo opps. It was very peaceful and beautifully situated in nature. Definitely worth a 3 hour visit or so - take your time and wander around everywhere!

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Thank Kristalyn O
Jakarta, Indonesia
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Still my favourite temple in Ningbo, but maybe I'm biased because I've been here many times.. Sometimes it's crowded with tourist, at other times it's tranquil. Allocate a half day to visit here. Take subway Line 1 to Southwest Ring Road (东环南路) and then take bus 162 towards the terminal station at Tiantong bus station (公交天童站) the bus ride will... More 

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3 Thank hanzjo
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51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Interesting place to visit nearby Ningbo. Old temples where there are amazing statues, small peaceful lakes and gardens. The visit doesn't take long time end you walk around you can the the daily life of the monks who live inside.

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Thank Ermes B
Shanghai, China
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

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London
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

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Thank KUK34
Ningbo, China
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

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