|Most expensive month:||December|
|Average price in Ningbo:||S$ 119/night|
|Cheapest price found:||S$ 11/night|
|Most expensive day:||Tuesday|
Sheraton Ningbo Hotel
No.50 North Caihong Road, Yinzhou, Ningbo, China
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Home to China’s oldest library, Ningbo is a dynamic port city and cultural hub overlooking Hangzhou Bay. It’s renowned for its ancient Buddhist temples, as well as being home to a striking modern history museum designed by China’s first Pritzker Prize-winning architect.
Explore one of the oldest libraries in Asia at the Tianyi Ge, founded in 1561 by Fan Qin. It was used as a prototype for the Wenyuan Chamber in the Forbidden City and contains an extensive collection of antique books, including rare Ming dynasty printed and hand-copied volumes.
Admire the nature-inspired architecture of the Ningbo Museum that was designed by renowned architect, Wang Shu. Browse artefacts belonging to Ningbo’s ancient people, stroll amidst the recreated buildings of a traditional commercial street, then see highly-prized bamboo artefacts in its bamboo gallery.
Make a pilgrimage to the 1,700-year-old Asoka Temple where the relics of Sakyamuni, Buddhism’s founder, are enshrined on Asoka Mountain. Wander through the Heavenly King Hall and see the golden glazed tiles of the Buddha’s Relic Hall, then step inside the seven-storey stone pagoda that houses the sacred relics.
Another must-see landmark is the Mahayana Buddhist temple of Baoguo, perched on the side of Lingshan Mountain. It exhibits a diverse range of architectural styles in its stone pillars and ornate halls, with the Grand Hall one of the oldest and best-preserved examples of wooden architecture in China.
Lishe International Airport is a 40-minute train ride from central Ningbo and there are trains to destinations across eastern China from the Ningbo Railway Station. Buses and a subway system serve the city and taxis are readily available for getting around.
Ningbo is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Crowne Plaza City Center Ningbo, which has a current rating of 8.0. For other potential stays, consider Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Ningbo and Grand Pacific Hotel Ningbo, which can also be great places to stay in Ningbo.
Ningbo is an expansive city that includes six urban districts, two satellite cities and two rural counties. You will find unique bars and restaurants scattered all throughout this large region. However, there are a couple of centres where you’ll find some of Ningbo’s best nightlife. The Zhongma district is a great spot for bars and restaurants, home to popular places like Bourbon Street and the Shamrock Irish Pub. You can enjoy quality beers and cocktails and then get some well-deserved rest in nearby Ningbo hotels like The Golden Port Hotel. The Beilun district is another popular spot for nightlife, with plenty of bars and pubs lining the main street. Hotels in Ningbo like the DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo Beilun offer comfortable, quiet rooms in the heart of the Beilun district.
There are plenty of fun things to do in Ningbo for families. A trip out to Hua'ao Island offers a nature-filled break from city life, with scenic areas like the Hua'ao Stone Forest to explore. You can marvel at the towering rock formations and quiet beaches by day and spend your nights in style at hotels like the Jinbaoda Hotel. In the city centre, you’ll find one of the best things to see in Ningbo for families with kids – the Romon U-Park. This theme park offers both indoor and outdoor areas, complete with rides suitable for kids of all ages. The park is famous for its award-winning multimedia shows and is well worth a day of exploration. Accommodation in Ningbo like the Wheat Hotel will place you close to the Romon U-Park and the nearby Ningbo Museum, a great spot to teach kids about Chinese history.
The Ningbo region is home to lakes, hot springs and a national park, making this a prime opportunity to experience the aesthetic appeal of China’s natural landscapes. Moon Lake can be found within the city limits. in the Haishu district. Ningbo accommodation options like the Fortune Bond Hotel will place you right next to Moon Lake and its lively plaza and pagodas. If you’d like to delve deeper into the more natural surrounds of Ningbo, it’s worth taking a trip out to the Five Dragon Pools or even further afield to the Nanxi Hot Spring. The Five Dragon Pools are an easy day-trip west, while it’s worth staying for at least a night near the Nanxi Hot Spring to get the most out of your time there. The Chedi Ninghai Hotel offers scenic views of the wild mountainous area, with the Nanxi Hot Spring on your doorstep.
The outskirts of Ningbo are ideal for those who love hiking, as you’ll find an abundance of mountains and hiking trails. There are ancient temples, waterfalls and swimming holes to discover along the way, making Ningbo a draw for nature lovers. Just south of Beilun District, you’ll find Jiufeng Mountain, with well-marked hiking trails to lead you to scenic lookouts and the peak of the mountain. Hotels like the Radisson Ningbo Beilun will place you close to Jiufeng Mountain Park. On the western outskirts of Ningbo, you’ll find plenty of peaks to climb, with some of the best hiking trails in the region found on Xuedou Mountain. The Shanglianggang Tourist Resort will place you at the base of the mountain, with comfortable accommodation to come back to between adventures.