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Ashoka Temple
阿育王寺

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Ningbo Top 7 in Classical Architecture
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Open in 39 mins Open from 6:00am-4:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Wuxiang Town, Yinzhou District, Ningbo City
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Phone: 0574-88488998 0574-88383421

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Ayuwang Temple, located in the Baozhuang, Wuxiang Town, Yinzhou District, Ningbo City, was built in the three years of Taikang, the Western Jin Dynasty, which has a history of over 1700 years. Ayuwang Temple is known as the "Southeast Buddhist State", is the famous Buddhist Zen Temple, the "Five Mountains" of Chinese Buddhism. It is the only remaining one in China named after the Indian King Ashoka. It is known at home and abroad for its treasures of Buddhism, the real body of Shakyamuni and its elaborate pagoda of Shakyamuni. It was proclaimed by the State Council as the "Key Buddhist monastery in the Han Nationality Region" in 1984.

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 Asoka Temple is found in Ashok-san, Yinzhou District, Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province. The temple is ancient and solemn, with temples after temples blending into the mountains. After entering the main gate, the largest attractions are located in the middle of the temple, followed by the fish pool, heavenly palace, the main hall, relic temple and the Tripitaka. On both sides of these halls, there are also Yunshuitang, Chengentang, Abbot Hall, Bell Tower, Wubaihan Temple, Xianjue Hall, and Dabei Temple.
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