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Asoka Temple

Baotong Minglun Village, Wuxiang Town, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 315112, China
+86 574 8833 8558
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awsome day in a antient chinese temple .temple is not far from the city easy to get there by metro... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
shaluns
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A must visit temple with long long history

This temple also far from the city centre, but you can take metro to go there, it's about 20... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
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Baotong Minglun Village, Wuxiang Town, Yinzhou District, Ningbo 315112, China
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

awsome day in a antient chinese temple .temple is not far from the city easy to get there by metro .15 min walk from the metro station (baozhuang station line 2) only 2-3 hours is enough to see the whole architecture

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

This temple also far from the city centre, but you can take metro to go there, it's about 20 minutes' walk from Baozhuang Station of Metro Line No.1. It has a history of more than 1700 years, and is a very important temple in China...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Went there with a friend, the pagoda is in the middle of everything, unfortunately it could not be visited inside as the pagoda gate was locked. Monks from the area live there and at the time it was lynch time. Nice little lake and stone...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I visit this temple about 5 years ago with some Ningbo friends. Now I visit again and it's much easier to get there than before. You can get there by metro it's very cheap (get off at Baozhuang station). There can take the bus or...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Far from Ningbo city, situated under mountain makes Asoka temple very peaceful and scenic. 4 faced lion pillar at entrance is a trademark of king Asoka! Relatively less travelers during our visit (Chinese New Year) hence it was a time well spent. This spot require...More

1  Thank Sandeepshastri K
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Reviewed January 1, 2017

Avery pretty temple on th eoutskirts of Ningbo. Emperor Ashoka from India is supposed ot have built it... This temple has parts of Buddhas skull there.. The viewing is open till 4 pm daly. However, we reached there at 4.15 and the place had shut...More

4  Thank sunpuri
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

This complex is not particularly easy to reach. It is worth a visit in combination with Tiantong Temple complex, as it is only about 10 km from Tiantong. It is not ancient, and there was major renovation / restoration work underway at numerous places.

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Reviewed September 2, 2016

This ancient Buddhist temple is a classic. It is said to have enshrined one of the teeth from a well known Buddha from India, and is considered a holly place. Locals & foreigners alike come here for blessings all year long, and various miracles have...More

Thank Ming F
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

So the temple itself is outside the city, around a 40 minute cab ride from the center, but its worth it. There are a lot of pagodas and you have to wander a bit to go through them all. The highlight is the massive wall...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2016

This is one of the 84,000 places with the remains of Buddha; build by King Asoka in 282 AD, and rebuilt since. Many separate pavilions in large wooded grounds with lakes and ponds (fish, turtles, birds) and two pagodas. Serene, small fee, take your time...More

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