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Baoguo Temple

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An excellent ancient temple!

Apparently the structure stood here for over 1000 years. No nails were used and building is fire... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
Very beautiful, all-wood, ancient Buddhist temple

I came here because I love visiting the ancient villages, temples, and other structures of China... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Yekaterinburg, Russia
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23 May 2018
“An excellent ancient temple!”
12 Feb 2018
“Very beautiful, all-wood, ancient Buddhist temple”
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Anshang Village, Jiangbei District, Ningbo 315000, China
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Apparently the structure stood here for over 1000 years. No nails were used and building is fire and insect proof. Our favourite building in Ningbo. Tranquil setting in the midst of much greenery.

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I came here because I love visiting the ancient villages, temples, and other structures of China. Baoguo Temple is an over 1,000 years old, all-wood, well-preserved, Mahayana Buddhist temple, built without the use of any metal nails. It is one of China’s first national cultural...More

3  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I visited during the Chinese New Year so it was packed and we had to park far away. I ended up with blisters, but it was so worth it to learn about archetecture and ancient China.

1  Thank Analeigh V
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great place located about 30min drive from Central Ningbo. Very nice place to walk and explore especially on a sunny day.

Thank Yahrick
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This temple is very similar to other ones. The big difference is its beautiful location and a huge area which this temple covers. There is a lot of room for walking, resting. A lot of plants nice flowers. One element not seen by me in...More

Thank Roman P
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The claim to fame for this ancient temple is that there is not a single nail in the construction of the entire building. While it's no longer a working temple any more, they have research labs on site where renowned scholars study the construction to...More

Thank Ming F
Reviewed 2 August 2016

A nice wooded area on a hillside not too far out of town. It was a warm day when we visited, but alot of trees and some pavilions help provide shade. The Temple stretches back to the Song Dynasty, with additions and renovations over the...More

Thank kbmadren
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful nature and peaceful temple with relaxing music. Live display of archers training around 14:00

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It calls a Temple, but it has no Buda or Monk anymore. Baoguo Temple is the Live Dictionary of Traditional Chinese Architecture and it is the Pearl on the Crown. You will see 3 eye-drop miracle there (cannot tell you here, you'd better find by...More

Thank TravelerYao
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Loved it Old style, not expensive ticket, good walk around Good education about the place and it's history

Thank Michael T
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Response from kbmadren | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall much for lodging (nodding off on the ride) but you can probably find a home stay or something if speak Chinese. It's not that far outside Ningbo city though.