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“Amazing”

Seven-pagoda Temple
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Very well conserves temple. You can see perfectly how they used to live at that time and which is the daily use. There are explanations everywhere about each building and room and their use in the past. Totally recomended if you come to Ningbo city.

Thank Sergi M
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

We went to the pagoda several years ago, on one of the hottest days of the summer. It is possible that I would give it a higher rating if we hadn't been so miserable from the heat--and from near-exhaustion after climbing to the highest point. The stairs are steep and, as you might imagine from looking at the photograph, they get narrower as you climb higher. If you aren't particularly fit, it might be a good idea to take it slowly. If you don't, you will feel it in your thighs the next day.

Thank Mary W
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

Nothing usual or interesting to see here. Just a neighborhood temple. In front there are a couple of veggie restaurants that cater to the monks.

3  Thank kris a
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

Ningbo Qita Si, or Seven Pagodas Temple is one of the most peaceful places I've been to. It is a real Buddhist temple with nothing commercial (just a nominal charge for entrance ticket), not like in main cities in China. Tranquil atmosphere and real Buddhist monks here and there.
If you want to take a rest from the crowded city, the Seven Pagodas Temple is one of the best places to visit in Ningbo.
Next to the temple you can find shops selling Buddhist's attributes. Although, there is no food selling inside the temple, you can easily find a place to eat near the Temple.

5  Thank Alina P
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

This temple is mainly for it is a very spiritual place, very peaceful.
a bit far to reach, so try not to go or to be returning back during traffic hours.
Very colorful temple, with very nice gardens, benches, lakes and turtles.
Try not to take pictures or enter , while there is a service. They dislike it. I made this mistake, because I did not see the sign. And they started watching me, as a attraction. I believe some monks and the others women, who work there, did not see many foreigners, so they might spend some time executing you. But this China, it is normal people to be interested in you. It is adorable.
There is a lot of water, trees, and it mosquitoes - Might be good to take repellent with you, i got bitten a few times.

4  Thank GalenaG
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