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Address: Gongnan Main Street, Nankai District, Tianjin 300100, China
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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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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Lot of people but still calm

We went there in the evening. First we had a tea in one of the hundreds of tea houses along the river . Don't remember the name: nice view but the tea wasn't good and rather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there in the evening. First we had a tea in one of the hundreds of tea houses along the river . Don't remember the name: nice view but the tea wasn't good and rather high price. It is funny to roam around all the bridge and small streets. Some nice restaurants are there too

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really interesting and vibrant. Plenty of touristy gifts and really interesting shops ..... Quite cheap but fun to haggle

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small quarter of Tianjin, but very nice and full of people shouting, some singing. There was like a jam session in a musical instruments shop between neighbour shop owners, very funny!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A touristy area with lots of local snacks. It is quite a big area which spreads quite a bit. The stuff that are sold like hand fan, knife, local snacks, beijing cloth shoes, comb, hand drawn paintings, pottery, chinese tea sets, jade are pretty much repetitive in the whole area. It's almost like a high end pasar malam but operated... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to buy Chinese souvenirs, this is the perfect place. The whole street is having shops of souvenirs and other traditional Chinese items you can carry home.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buildings along the streets are modeled after the Qing dynasty architectural style, which makes us feel like going back to the ancient time when walking around the area. There are shops selling tea sets, handicrafts, paintings, Chinese calligraphy accessories, souvenirs, boutique clothing, along with restaurants, snack stores, traditional tea houses and modern cafes. We started touring from the south... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Nice place to collect souvenirs from China. Need to bargain. People seldom speak English so better have someone local with you.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

The greatest tourist trap in Tianjin. Lots of small shops offering an eclectic mix of goods/services, that are relatively speaking over-priced. Great food, great atmosphere and a really great Temple to see; but for those in the know, avoid.

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Thank Leiyu
Tianjin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Ancient culture street n Tianjin is one such place which I love to visit time and again.For two reasons,one,you get lot of souvenir items at reasonable prices and two,its a good timepass to walk around the shops.If you are looking for old coins and collectables, then it is the place.

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Thank SujathaSriram
Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I can't figure out what is old in this street nor what is cultural about it. I remember the real ancient culture street, full a charm, with real historic buildings. But they tore it down a dozen years ago. They replaced it with those mockups the Chinese are so fond of. Modern buildings with escalators and air conditioning, with an... More 

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