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Tiantong Temple
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  Buddha's Hall
Tiantong Temple
(tiān tóng sì 天童寺) is located at the foot of Taibai Mountain (tài bái shān 太白山), in Ningbo (níng bō 宁波). It is renowned as the "Buddha's Holy Land in Southeast China". The temple was built in 300 A.D., thus it is with a history of more than 1660 years. As a holy place of Buddhism, Tiantong Temple plays an important role in the cultural exchanges between China and Japan and it is well known in the southeast Asian countries.

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King Asoka Temple
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 Heavenly King Hall of King Asoka Temple
Situated on Asoka Mountain (ā yù shān 阿育山), King Asoka Temple (ā yù wáng sì 阿育王寺) is 20 kilometers away from the urban area of Ningbo City (níng bō shì 宁波市). It is famous for the pagoda of the Buddhist relics in the whole world as well as in China. Originally built during the Western Jin Dynasty (xī jìn 西晋), the temple is with a history of more than 1700 years. It is the only existing temple which is named after the Indian King Asoka within China.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 October 2009 09:30
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Ancient Town of Xitang
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   Xitang
Xitang
(xī táng 西塘) is located in Jianshan County (jiā shàn xiàn 嘉善县), Jiaxing City (jiā xīng shì 嘉兴市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). It is an ancient town with thousand years’ history. Early in the Spring and Autumn Period (chūn qiū shí qī), in order to infensify water-contral project, Wu Zixu (wǔ zǐ xù 伍子胥) diverted the water north of Mountain Xu (xù shān 胥山) to Xitang, which is called Xutang (xù táng 胥塘) at that time. During Tang Dynasty (tang cháo 唐朝), there are a large amount of villages in Xitang. And during Yuan Dynasty (yuán cháo元朝), Xitang became prosperous, and was an important commercial center till Ming (míng 明) and Qing (qīng 清) dynasties. Nowadays, because of its tranquility and unique scenery, Xitang has become a famous scenic spot, attracting many people from home and abroad.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 October 2009 15:45
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Baoguo Temple
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  Baoguo Temple
Baoguo Temple
(bǎo guó sì 保国寺) is situated on the mountainside of Ling Mountain (líng shān 灵山). It is about 15 kilometers away from Ningbo City (níng bō shì 宁波市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). The temple is a cultural relic spot under the protection of the state with an area of more than 13,000 square meters.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 October 2009 17:08
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Harborland Theme Park
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 Harborland Theme Park
Harborland Theme Park
(fèng huáng shān zhǔ tí lè yuán 凤凰山主题乐园) is a large-scale international theme park with hi-tech amusements of the new generation. It is located in the center of Beilun District (běi lún qū 北仑区), Ningbo City (níng bō shì 宁波市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). The park covers an area of 260,000 square meters. It was designed by JAR, one of the top planner of theme parks in the world who adopts the latest design ideas in the world, and build four theme gardens of World Plaza (shì jiè guǎng chǎng 世界广场), Magic Land (mó huàn cūn zhuāng 魔幻村庄), Phoenix City (fèng huáng chéng bǎo 凤凰城堡) and Voyage of Adventure (tàn xiǎn zhī lǚ 探险之旅). Harborland Theme Park is the first-class kingdom of happiness and the holy land for holidays of East China (huá dōng 华东).

Last Updated on Friday, 23 October 2009 12:29
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