Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism
  • Qiantong Ancient Town
  • Qiantong Ancient Town
  • Qiantong Ancient Town
  • Qiantong Ancient Town
Qiantong Ancient Town
Name in Chinese :前童古镇
Opening Hours:08:00-16:30
Admission Fee:50 RMB
Telephone:0574-65370300,0574-89521272
Address:Ninghai County, Ningbo City

Introduction

During the Saoding Years (绍定年间) of the Southern Song Dynasty, a man with the surname of Tong traveled here and attracted by the verdant mountains and crystal-clear water, he then relocated his family here. Qiantong Ancient Town is located in the southwest of Ninghai County, Ningbo City, Zhejiang. It really is an original Ming- and Qing-style Jiangnan residence. The ancient town was originally built in the late Song Dynasty, prospered in the Ming and Qing dynasties. As of 2005, it still preserves over 1300 ancient buildings and residential houses.