In the 1960s, some Japanese scholars raised the concept of the Silk Road via Sea. For, whether by sea or land, the Silk Road refers to the broader concept engaging in communication between the East and the West as in ancient times. Today, many research institutes, museums and memorials 

Tianyi Pavilion, or Tianyige Library, stands on the bank of the Moon Lake. It is the oldest private library extant inChinaand has been made one of the key national heritage sites. For centuries it ... 

Tu Youyou is a permanent and chief researcher at Institute of Chinese Materia Medica China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. She attended Xiaoshi Middle School for junior high school and the first year of high school, before transferring to Ningbo Middle School. 

Ningbo Xiao Baihua Yue Opera Troupe, one of the few well-known Yue opera troupes in the country, is a blossom in the garden of traditional Chinese operas. The troupe teems with young and talented a... 

Previously known as Lotus Wenshu, or Lihua Wenshu, Ningbo Zoushu art represents one of local operas in Ningbo dialect favored by the Hans of Ningbo. Ningbo Zoushu was a name settled in 1956. First ... 

  • Sand Beach Strolling on March 3rd

    At Shipu and Changguo of Xiangshan County, there is a custom in which everyone goes for a walk along the beach outside of Changguo East Gate, or cook sea snails they picked up on March 3rd in Lunar...

  • Flying Kites in February

    In February, spring comes back to earth, promising nice, warm days. It is said that people eat melon seed in January and fly kites in February. Kite-flying has become a much-loved outdoor activity ...

  • Ningbo Embroidery

    Ningbo embroidery is a traditional art boasting a long history. In the Ming and Qing dynasties, the market of Ningbo embroidered fabric was greatly developed. It was seen in every household in Ning...

  • Ningbo Inlay

    Ningbo inlay is among the most outstanding Chinese ancient handicrafts. It had been well developed in the Sui and Tang dynasties (7th-9th Centuries). When the time elapsed into the Qianlong period ...

  • List of Festivals in Ningbo

  • Zhenhai Autumn Tourism Festival

    It has an over 20-year history. There are 500,000 pots of different kinds of flowers exhibiting in the festival every year, which fully presents the charm of the town beside the East China Sea. It receives tourists of 200,000 person-times every year.

  • Loumaoji Sauce Shop

    Founded in 1743, Loumaoji was named “Lou Heng Sheng Mao Ji Sauce Shop”, a famous time-honored shop in Ningbo with the history of more than 264 years. It specializes in soy sauce, rice vinegar, smok...

  • Shengyangtai Shop (for delicacies ...

    Founded by Magistrate Hua Shaohu in Ningbo during 1862 to 1874, Shengyangtai Shop has enjoyed over 100 years of history. The name “Shengyangtai” symbolizes prosperity and safety. Shengyangtai Shop ...

  • History of Ningbo Bang (Ningbo Mer...

    Ningbo Bang are interested not only in building schools and promoting education, but also devoting themselves to educational practice and management, producing a galaxy of elites in the educational field. Many well-known Chinese and overseas universities have Ningbo natives as their presidents, a unique phenomenon in the histor

  • History of Ningbo Bang (Ningbo Mer...

    Two hundred years is but a snap of fingers. However, it has witnessed the creation of a splendid history. Behind the migration of millions of businessmen is the vivid ecology of generations of Ningbonese with the ambition of achieving self-cultivation, family harmony, state administration