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Stop At: Five Great Avenues, Stadium Street, Heping District, Tianjin 300050 China
Meet with your private guide at Tianjin International Cruise Port around 1200 at noon. From the Port, it will take about 2 hours in your air-conditioned private car to arrive in downtown Tianjin area. Tianjin has the fourth largest urban population in China, and because of its strategic importance, being on the Hai River as well as connecting to the Yellow and the Yangtze Rivers through the Grand Canal, a walled city was built in Tianjin in early 15th century.
Your first stop today is in the area known as the Five Great Avenues. Located in Heping District, south of downtown Tianjin, the Five Great Avenues are five parallel roads running east to west across the city and named after five Chinese cities: Chongqing, Changde, Dali, Machang and Munan. In this area, you will see well over 200 buildings with architectural styles from all over Europe including: British, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. Among them, Machang Avenue is the widest and longest as well as being the oldest. Here, you will see the Spanish Villa styled building that was once the residence of the British Overseas Scholar, Da Wenshi. Also, along Machang Avenue, you could see Beijing Museum, one of the earliest museums in China and built in Roman style. There are also many notable early 20th century buildings to be seen along Munan Avenue and Dali Avenue.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Porcelain House, No.72 Chifeng Avenue, Heping District, Tianjin 300041 China
From the Five Great Avenues you will go to the French Concession area where you will see the highly ornate Porcelain House, a French style villa that was originally built as a residence over 100 years ago, now a very unique private museum covered allover with around 400 million colorful pieces of ancient Chinese ceramic and thousands of porcelain vases and crockery on its exterior.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie), Gongnan Main Street, Nankai District, Tianjin 300100 China
You will have a chance to relax a little as you walk along Tianjin’s Ancient Cultural Street. Here, you will find many antique and jade stores, and in the center of this 0.4 mile (700 meters) long street, there is the Temple of the Queen of Heaven dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea. Take time to enjoy the Temple as well as explore the many fascinating shops.
After your visit you will be taken back to Tianjin International Cruise Port terminal where your tour ends.
Duration: 1 hour