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Address: Gongnan Main Street, Nankai District, Tianjin 300100, China
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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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fun afternoon

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... read more

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

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We only had one day for the day trip toTianjin. By the time we arrived at this street, it was almost 4pm. We spent the next 2 hours here browsing the many shops selling antiques, food, ancient wares & many unique local things. And some of these products were beautiful - like the vases. Did not buy anything although some... More 

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Busy street with many shops and street food vendors. We visited during 2015 Spring Festival so felt very festive with a lot of locals coming out to eat food / do some people watching. Lots of shops sell the same stuff (leather cuttings, paint brushes, ceramics) with quality from med to low. Did feel a bit like tourist trap but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Here you will find a number of streets with souvenirs, art work, calligraphy brushes and hundreds of food stalls. Picked up a few things and enjoyed the scenery.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

It's hardly cultural, and it's certainly not ancient since it was only opened in 1986. It's a tourist trap with shop owners waiting to hike prices up for a Westerner. They sell the usual tourist tack - panda teddies, paintings of your name, fans, jewellery etc. etc. Not worth the effort of getting there.

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southern illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I am not sure how ancient it really is but its a fun way to spend to spend the afternoon. It has plenty of shops to visit as well as people. You have people selling their wares on the street too. There is a temple there but you need to buy a ticket if you want to see it. The... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

One of the last "ancient" spot in this huge city. Spent a couple of days for street photography, while hundreds of locals were shopping for the forthcoming Chinese New Year. Very colorful. In the middle of the street is a restored temple yard worth a visit. There is also an interesting Buddhist (restored) temple on the other side of the... More 

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