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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
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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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The historical and shopping street

Great place to be in and discover the local temples, art and craft stores. It a pretty crowded street buzzing with a lot of energy, so if your having your local guide/friend to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Daisydoo15
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Bangalore
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Tianjin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was an easy destination by subway for us, only a few miles from our hotel. The buildings were interesting, although we didn't know the history behind the place. There was an actual Buddhist temple there, where people could go in and worship. Besides the interest of the buildings, there were a lot of shops, some selling the same tourist... More 

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Thank 505Angela
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good street where you can find variety of shops for cloths, utensils and gift items. there is tea house where you can find sculptures and traditional architecture including stage activities.

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Thank Abdul G
Bangalore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to be in and discover the local temples, art and craft stores. It a pretty crowded street buzzing with a lot of energy, so if your having your local guide/friend to show you around, better make sure you stay close.

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San Mateo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to shop for the travel trinkets and crazy souvenirs that you need to take home. The prices are super good--much lower than many other places I have visited and there is a decent variety of stores and goods including some very upscale art. Lots of fun food also. We spent about two hours walking around... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is most impressive place I have visited in Tianjin. You can buy here souvenirs and hand made goods, admire old Chinese architecture, get some Chinese food. I am sure you will enjoy. Once you are there don't forget to visit Palace of Queen of Heaven. It is located in the middle of the street and its gate is easy... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and very crowded but very Chinese. Lots of fake amber and jade around in the stalls but some nice shops. Much better than the Italian area we had just come from.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place. It shows you the Chinese architecture and you can buy many souvenirs and cheap girds. If you go to Tianjin you should visit this place.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I compare visiting the Ancient Culture Street in 2011 and 2016, I find that there seems to be less people coming to Ancient Culture Street for a bargain and/or a visit. Or may be there are less people on a Sunday, compared to a week day? I usually like to stroll and look at the building architecture and colours,... More 

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