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Tianyi Library

No.5 Tianyi Street, Haizhu District, Ningbo 315000, China
+86 574 8729 4832
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It was so amazing to see so many old texts and learn about Chinese culture.

This was a great spot to visit in the morning for a few hours. I walked around and looked at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Analeigh V
Beautiful Garden but a little crowded

The Tianyi Library offers a unique glimpse at Qing-dynasty era gardens and libraries, and provides... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
James H
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No.5 Tianyi Street, Haizhu District, Ningbo 315000, China
+86 574 8729 4832

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great spot to visit in the morning for a few hours. I walked around and looked at everything and still had an afternoon to do something else.

Thank Analeigh V
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Tianyi Library offers a unique glimpse at Qing-dynasty era gardens and libraries, and provides a relaxing respite from the energy and chaos of Ningbo. The garden is beautifully landscaped and has a lot of shade; in fact, despite the fact that the main garden...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A very interesting cultural spot to see where the old library was; the books have been removed but it is quite a cultural excursion to walk through.

Thank Eric J P
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The gardens surrounding the library are great. An island of peace in busy ningbo. From here you can go walking to Nantang street.

Thank Javier C
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

all about history and have lots of collection,don't expect that much only requires 1 & half hour to complete visit,i think it's really nice for who loves explore more about Chinese culture and their tradition. and really nice place made near to a great city

Thank Shalu N
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very interesting historical place. You can move from one object to another even though the whole day while enjoying the walk.

Thank Константин К
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Lovely gardens and buildings which were renovated for sharing an amazing collection of books which were rescued from past neglect. Unusual historical touch in a country were everything seems ultra-modern and high-tech.

Thank jacalyn12
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Went there because if the game if this square. I am not particularly into shopping but everything can be found here, upscale stores Armani etc.. popular with the locals and great food choices

Thank excess5
Reviewed 29 May 2017

i am Ningbonese. so i been here many times ,this few year i didn't go, but still will be good enough for you vist overther, traditional chinese house and party.

Thank CON G
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Locals will tell you this is the oldest library in China, with stone tablets on display it does in fact have one of the biggest collection of written text. However, don't expect to visit a Western library with books you can actually read, this is...More

Thank Liz S
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23 December 2014|
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Response from Konnect92 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I am not familiar enough with the destination, one of the reasons being that I was driven there by friends and not by taxi! Good luck and have a nice stay!

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