Places to escape the summer heat in Ningbo

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated:  October 20, 2021 L M S


Longguan township is situated at the foot of Siming Mountain in Ningbo's Haishu district. [Photo/WeChat account: nbfb0574]

For people looking to escape the heat, here are some recommended places offering a cool alternative to the scorching summer sun in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province.

Longguan town

Situated at the foot of Siming Mountain in Haishu district, Longguan town has a forest coverage rate of 86 percent.

The town has won numerous national awards for its beautiful environment and has developed plenty of parks offering outdoor sports. Wulongtan, a national-level 4A scenic spot located in Longguan, is no doubt a top choice for visitors to escape the summer heat.

Jiufeng Mountain

Located in Ningbo's Beilun district, Jiufeng Mountain is renowned for its winding streams, rocks in various shapes, jade-like pools, and roaring waterfalls. It is recommended that visitors admire the views from above.

The low temperature and cool air make it an excellent place to visit in the summer.


Jiufeng Mountain is located in Ningbo's Beilun district. [Photo/WeChat account: nbfb0574]

Siming Mountain

With an altitude ranging from 600 to 900 meters, Siming Mountain in Yuyao, a county-level city in Ningbo, is dubbed a "natural oxygen bar".

Its average temperature in the summer is 6 to 8 degrees Celsius lower than that of plain areas, making it a cool place to escape the scorching summer. 

Ninghai Hot Forest Spring Scenic Area

Located in Nanxi village, Shenquan town in Ninghai county, Ninghai Hot Forest Spring Scenic Area is known as the home of one of the three best hot springs in the nation.

It is also a national forest park with high afforestation, making the average temperature there much lower than elsewhere.

Wushan grottoes

The Wushan grottoes is a summer resort created by nature and a wonderful place for visitors to explore.

Located on the mudflats near the East China Sea, the grottoes, which are interconnected with each other, are always very quiet and cool no matter how harsh the heat outside is.


The Wushan grottoes are located on the mudflats near the East China Sea in Ningbo's Ninghai county. [Photo/WeChat account: nbfb0574]