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Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie)

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Cultural and tourist area recreates an ancient Chinese street with many colorful shops and temples.
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Gongnan Main Street, Nankai District, Tianjin 300100, China
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All reviews local snacks shops selling architectural style chinese culture modern feel arts crafts jade carvings shop houses open market souvenir items great place for shopping steamed dumplings chinese new year worth a visit food vendors cheap souvenirs culture street
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A number of useful shops, antiques, eye catching architecture, all make this a place where we can spend substantial time. We toured in a cab and glad that this spot was included in the itinerary.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area, but you get the feeling that everthing is new, a bit like Disneyland. Entrance price reasonable., nice museum showing local crafts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pat D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked this market. I bought shoes and gifts for family and friends back home. You can bargain for deals in most of the shops. The bathrooms here are the traditional eastern style which is no toilet, just a ground level hole. I was with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bayareaglobetrotter
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We did a 1/2 day tour of TianJin. As it was cold and raining, we did a fast walk through the area. Not many people were there as such. F&B establishments and shops selling nick nacks abound. The shops were closing earlier due to cold...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Maybe I've been to too many of these tourist spots - it takes a lot to get me enthused. The evening I went was cold, so that didn't help. The trinkets on sale are the usual dross; a mixture of kitsch crap and plastic rubbish....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gqueen8
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Lots of food, many to chose from, and performing artists, food are not expensive, there are also many restaurants.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MIKEWONG1951
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went to the ancient cultural during the golden week of China. There were a lot a lot of people, but we still had fun. We get to try many street food and they were all awesome and clean. Also we get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Fun streets. The stuff being sold wasn’t really what we cared for but it was still a nice area. Lots of little treats to get along the way

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daylebag
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This was a great spectacle. I’m not sure what I enjoyed more—taking in the scene myself or watching my 13 year old react to the organized chaos of it all. Enjoy the sensory overload with smells, tastes, sounds, and sights. Make sure to try the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larry P
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting place and very popular among Chinese tourists. I don’t know how “ancient” it is but it is worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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