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Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie)

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“local snacks”(7 reviews)
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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

Thank HazelT345
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

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

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.

Thank H2565EMchristianr
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Beautiful street with ancient Chinese classical architecture. Lots of Chinese traditional handicrafts such as jade items, paintings within bottles and souvenirs sold in shop houses as well as market stalls along the street. In my opinion, the best place to get souvenirs and local specialty...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a beautiful old Chinese style market, ideal for tourists. They also have indoor areas (in case its raining or it is too hot).

Thank Stefan777-400
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I think “ancient” isn’t an apt name for the street, as they’re newer buildings designed to look older, but it’s a great place for cheap souvenirs and snack foods

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