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Ningbo Cicheng Ancient Town Site
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24 Sep 2018
“Explore the culture of ancient China”
4 Sep 2016
“Really, why bother?”
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No.6 Renmin Road, Jiangbei District, Ningbo 315031, China
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

An amazing place to stay for the evening. Be sure to have a day to explore the town and browse the work that the local artists create. Also, be sure to try all of the fabulous food. Only downside is that the village is not...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Analeigh V
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Firstly, unless you happen to be in Ningbo, there is absolutely no reason to go out of your way to visit. Secondly, even if you happen to be in Ningbo and are considering taking the 60rmb cab ride to Cicheng, you'd be better served going...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank eric s
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When with a travelling group, you have alot of old buildings to walk through and have an idea of what it felt like back in those times, with models of people carrying on daily day to day activities in different sections of buildings they also...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Shannon083
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The word "ancient" in china is used instead of "traditional". There is nothing ancient in this place. Most of it is built in the last 10 years and is fresh concrete! The oldest parts are some wooden structures that are about 100 years old. Even...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank KUK34
Reviewed 24 May 2015

China has thousands of "old" towns or villages, some more distinctive than others. While the buildings here in Cicheng are reproductions, they are authentic. One of Cicheng's benefits is that it was a county seat with a governor so there are several different compounds to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Mumslie
Reviewed 30 April 2015

A nice place to wander around on a March afternoon. Visit places like the residence of Ren Shigang who established Wu He Kitting Mill in Shanghai. Visit the County Examination Hall where feudal Imperial Examination was held. It epitomizes Chinese culture and the Imperial Examinations...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank WhyVisitChina
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We were disappointed to find out that most of the buildings are replicas that we built ofter 2002. Having said that, they do a good job making the environment look old and there are a few small houses that have been preserved. We were there...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank china_mom101
Reviewed 14 March 2013

This is a very nice place to walk around, away from the hustle and bustle of big cities in the area. The Confucius Temple, old Chinese mansions, the Taoist monastery and the scenic lake at the northern end of town are all nice additives to...More

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank Dongpurou
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Statues at Cicheng ancient town are as real as are at Madame Tussaud's museum of Shanghai. Amazing to know how well organised and systematic Chinese were in the ancient times. A place worth visiting if you go to Ningbo, a city where more rare earth...More

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank RavinderSingh25
Reviewed 9 July 2012

This is a great place to visit to get an insight into the way the Chinese lived in the past and even in some areas how they live now. Cicheng Ancient Town is open about 8.30am to 4.30pm and the price of admission is cheap,...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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