In its heyday, the library possessed roughly 70,000 volumes of antique books. Remember to visit if you are interested in modern Chinese history. Dongqian Lake is surrounded by trees and hills, making it a fantastic place to relax. You can try a variety of foods from stinky tofu to Ningbo Niangao (年糕), and buy some traditional Chinese handicrafts. Having been rebuilt, the Old Bund is now lined with modern bars and restaurants.
With locally knowledgeable and english speaking drivers you are sure to have a safe and reliable journey through the city.
You can also take a ferry to explore the area by water.