Ningbo is a sub-provincial city of Zhejiang, China. The sub-provincial city is quite popular with its port which is listed as the world's busiest port, known as Ningbo-Zhoushan Port. Ningbo is located in the northeast part of Zhejiang province, where it has the Hangzhou Bay separating this sub-provincial from Shanghai. Ningbo means calm waves. It is a well-developed and exciting sub-provincial city to visit.
Ningbo Lishe International Airport is the main gateway for air transportation connecting Ningbo sub-provincial with other regions and countries. It is located in Haishu District, Ningbo. It was listed as the 29th airport in China with 5.4 million passengers handled in 2013. It operates more than 40 domestic and international airlines and provides flights to various local and international destinations. Among the global destinations served include; Tokyo, Bangkok and Singapore.
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The best time to visit Ningbo at the most comfortable temperature is from April to June. The temperatures are not too cold nor too hot, which range from 8 to 15 degrees Celsius. However, if you choose to visit Ningbo during the dry months, you are encouraged to visit from October to February.
Ningbo is influenced by the subtropical monsoon climate where it has warm and humid weather and the year-round temperatures in Ningbo vary significantly. The average annual temperature is 16.7 degrees Celsius. August is the hottest month with an average temperature of 28.2 degrees Celsius and January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 5.3 degrees Celsius. Ningbo, meanwhile, has an average rainfall of 1383 mm a year with December being the driest month. June is the wettest month with 194 mm of rainfall.
Like other cities in China, Ningbo also hosts Han Chinese festivals and it is very lively. Han Chinese are ethnic groups originating in China and these ethnic groups are celebrating mid-autumn festivities. The festival is celebrated on the 15th of August but slightly different for the Ningbo where the people celebrate it on the 16th of August.
As a city and sub-provincial city located on the seafront, there are many types of tourism activities available here that will make sure travellers are happy to choose Ningbo as a tourist destination.
Tianyi Square - Featuring modern and developed city skyline, Tianyi Square is a relaxing shopping mall. There are a variety of shops that sell items from expensive brands to affordable brands, a variety of stores selling food and beverages that built-in open-air concept and refined with elements of the pool. It is always lively for locals as well as for foreign tourists.
Tianyi Library - The library is one of the hardest places to go as a tourist destination. However, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ningbo due to its architectural beauty that reflects the culture and historical elements of Ningbo and the beauty of the surrounding landscapes that make this library looks very tranquil. It is surrounded by large shrubs, ponds, large rocks and bamboo trees. It is also known as one of the oldest libraries in the world.
Tiantong Temple - Tiantong Temple is located at the foot of a hill which is a moderately long distance from the city of Ningbo. It is comfortable to rent a car and drive to the rural area of Tiantong Temple. It is a shrine to Buddhists and is still in use till these days. It is an attraction not only for the worshipers, but visitors from other religions also visit this temple because of the beauty of the building and the beauty of nature surrounds it. Visitors are often seen bringing padding and supplies for picnics and relaxing in the dim and tidy places around the temple and some even come to climb the nearby hills.