Ningbo Chenghuang Temple is also known as the Old Temple and Ningbo County Temple. It is located in the downtown area. Ningbo Chenghuang Temple is one of the largest Chenghuang temples in China. The temple was built in 1371 of the Ming Dynasty.
After the completion of the temple, it was repeatedly exposed to fire. The existing temple was rebuilt in the Guangxu tenth year in the Qing Dynasty (1884). The county temple has Zhaobi, the first door, second door, a stage, a hall, and an apse. The building is complete and magnificent. The stage is especially beautiful, with single eave roof, and the caisson is chicken-cage-shaped. It looks radiant with splendid decorations. There are more than 30 monuments and a well in Song Dynasty preserved in the county temple.
Nowadays, Chenghuang Temple has become the largest shopping center in Ningbo, and a paradise for shops and snacks. Hunting, rice noodles, Ningbo glutinous rice dumplings, vegetables or meat dishes and everything can be found here. It is still one of the most popular snack places for Ningbo citizens. It is indeed a good place to learn about the folk customs of Ningbo.
Opening hours: 24 hour
Recommended visiting time: 1-2 hours
Location: Kaiming Steet, Haishu District, Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, China
Transportation: Take subway Line 2 and get off at Chenghuangmiao Station.