Tianyi Square (Chinese :天一广场) was the biggest square in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China designed by architect Qingyun Ma.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases not mutually intelligible, language varieties, forming the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Chinese is spoken by the Han majority and many minority ethnic groups in China. About 1.2 billion people speak some form of Chinese as their first language.
Ningbo, formerly written Ningpo, is a sub-provincial city in northeast Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China. It comprises the urban districts of Ningbo proper, three satellite cities, and a number of rural counties including islands in Hangzhou Bay and the East China Sea. Its port, spread across several locations, is among the busiest in the world and the municipality possesses a separate state-planning status. As of the 2010 census, the entire administrated area had a population of 7.6 million, with 3.5 million in the six urban districts of Ningbo proper. To the north, Hangzhou Bay separates Ningbo from Shanghai; to the east lies Zhoushan in the East China Sea; on the west and south, Ningbo borders Shaoxing and Taizhou respectively.
Zhejiang, is an eastern coastal province of China. Zhejiang is bordered by Jiangsu and Shanghai to the north, Anhui to the northwest, Jiangxi to the west, and Fujian to the south. To the east is the East China Sea, beyond which lie the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.
It is located in the Ningbo city centre, Zhongshan Road, Haishu District, covering an area of 200,000 square metres (49 acres).
It was completed in 2002. The Square is surrounded by 22 different buildings with a European style. In the central part, there is an open area covering 350,000 square metres (86 acres) and a water area covering 6,000 square metres (65,000 square feet) which includes pools and fountain. There is a musical fountain in the central square, which is the highest one in Asia with a height of 40 metres (130 feet). The fountain can turn into different shapes and styles, such as mineral-flower-style and waltz-flower-style. Near the fountain, there is a water screen where tourists can watch movies. The water screen is 20 metres (66 feet) high and 60 metres (200 feet) wide. There is also a typical Gothic Church in front of the square.
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Tianyi Square is also the biggest multi-function square in China. It won the prize for the best public art construction after being completed in 2003.
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The Square is divided into 10 sections, including supermarket area, retail area, electronics area, souvenir area, clothing area, hotel area, entertainment area, restaurant area, children’s area and a mixed area. There are a total of about 300 shops in the Square. Tian Yi Square provides tourists and citizens with a fashionable and pleasant paradise for relaxing and shopping. It is also a lively and important commercial area for business and trade in Ningbo.
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