in the northern part of North China Plain, downstream of nine rivers, face the
Bohai Sea at east and backs by Yanshan Mountain, which is a municipality of
China, acts as economic center of the Circum-Bohai-Sea Region. Tianjin city consists
13 districts and 3 counties, has a population of about 12.3million.
Tianjin was the
only city with an exact founding record in ancient China, the city was
officially founded on November 21 of the second year of the reign of Emperor
Yongle in Ming Dynasty (1404). During the past over 600 years, a unique urban
landscape has been created in combination with Chinese-Western styles and
ancient-modern styles. Because Tianjin is among the first group of cities in modern
China, which were influenced by foreign culture, the city acts like “World Architecture
What to see:
Five –Avenue Area: in 1920’s and 1930’s, over
2000 foreign-style garden villa built in this area. The Five –Avenue Area
enjoys the title of Universal Building Expo.
antique porcelain museum is dilute on the base of a French-style villa, used
over 4000 pieces porcelain wares.
Proper Museum: all
exhibits of this museum are donated by the public. The Old City Proper Museum
will show you what the old Tianjin City is like. The building of the museum is quite
unique, which is constructed during the trisection of Qing Dynasty to the
Republic of China.
Ancient Cultural Street: which located in the
northeast of Nankai District, buildings on this street are all imitate Ming and
Qing Dynasty style. Traditional temple fair and Mazu cultural fair are all held
on this street each year.
the largest and most well preserved Italian style building complex in Asia
the largest antique collection and distributing center in China.
Eyes of Tianjin
(Ferris Whee at Yongle Bridge): has a diameter of 110m (high of a 35-storey building) and
with 48 cabinets, it built on the Yongle Bridge, is the only ferris wheel built
on bridge till today
one of the top 15 famous scenic spot of China.
Jiulong Mountain: national forest park and geological
Huangyaguan Great Wall: was built in
North Qi Dynasty(557AD), rebuilt and expanded in Ming Dynasty, total length
Major Haihe River Pleasure –boat
Rout: eyes of Tianjin – Jiefang Bridge (50 min)
Ticket: 80 Yuan
Where to eat :
Nanshi Food Street:
Donghai Road, Tanggu District