Posts Tagged ‘Ningbo’

Temples of Putuo Mountain and Ningbo

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Putuo Mountain is an island in Zhoushan prefecture of Zhejiang Province, and is one of the four sacred mountains in Chinese Buddhism. It can be reached by boat from the major cities of Ningbo, also located in Zhejiang Province, and Shanghai. James Baquet continues his excellent series of Shenzhen Daily articles on Chinese temples with stories of his visits to temples and other sites on Putuo Mountain and temples in and around Ningbo:

For previous articles in James Baquet’s series of articles on Chinese temples see Hangzhou’s Jingci Temple and Exploring Shenzhen’s Temples.

Ningbo’s ancient street restored

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

After three years of renovation, an ancient street in Ningbo city in eastern China has opened to welcome visitors from home and around for an authentic experience of traditional local culture. Find out more in the CNTV Culture Express story Taste old flavor of Ningbo.

China’s top 10 leisure cities

Friday, November 11th, 2011

The China Tourism Association has announced the 2011 list of top 10 leisure cities in China – find out more in the China Daily article China’s top 10 leisure cities announced.