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Address: Gongnan Main Street, Nankai District, Tianjin 300100, China
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Description: Cultural and tourist area recreates an ancient Chinese street with many...
Cultural and tourist area recreates an ancient Chinese street with many colorful shops and temples.
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The Ancient Culture Street is the only place like that in Tianjin. There are a lot of shops with a lot of "traditional" items. If you are a foreigner, don't hesitate : BARGAIN ! I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Tianjin, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The Ancient Culture Street is the only place like that in Tianjin. There are a lot of shops with a lot of "traditional" items. If you are a foreigner, don't hesitate : BARGAIN ! I bought a nice Qipao there (traditional dress) and a carved seal and some other gifts for my friends back home. I also like to walk... More 

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China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

very cultural in Tianjin- hope everyone gets a chance to visit this in Tianjin- great food- very safe and get presents of China needed to take back to others in the US!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Went there for a walk to sightsee. Most of the stores sell similar stuff and after a while, everything looks the same. Nevertheless, still good for some photography along the streets.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited ancient culture street in 2 places in Tianjin. Imrge shops are like little treasures and good for souvenirs. We bought silk chinese dresses at better prices. It's like seeing a different side of the City. My most enjoyable part for shopping

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Bury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I first went to Ancient Culture street when it was comparatively new, ie three years old despite its name. I've gone most years since then, but this year there is a real difference. A lot more shops, with more variety, actually somewhere reasonable to eat rather than dubious street food, but some of my favourite original shops still there with... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice spot to shop and get some cheap souvenirs. Most places only take cash but they have a good variety of goods.

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Stephenville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A variety of the same things! The highlight of the trip was a visit to the flagship store of Zhang ceramic artist dynasty- 6 generations of incredible artistic talent in the earth element, clay. Well worth an afternoon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Similar to other market streets in other cities, but I enjoyed it nonetheless. Lots of vendors selling food and souvenirs. You do see the same souvenirs at a lot of different shops, but it's still nice.

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Beijing Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We went at midday and found the street to be aesthetically pleasing whilst less crowded and intense than your standard Beijing market. Plenty of the usual 'antiques' to buy along with your more obvious novelty Chinese goods. A fun way to spend an hour or so.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

It was more enjoyable than I was expecting. The area is quite fascinating with all types of shops and interesting architecture. Our tour guide recommended that we try some twisted bread, which was easy to find there. Quite tasty.

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Additional Information about Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie)

Address: Address: Gongnan Main Street, Nankai District, Tianjin 300100, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Tianjin Region  >  Tianjin
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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