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Tianjin Travel Guide

-Travel to Tianjin

Tianjin, as China's third-largest urban area (after Shanghai and Beijing), will likely gain international attention after hosting some of the sports matches for the 2008 Olympic Games -- it's only 30 minutes train ride away from the official host city of Beijing. It is a port city that sits on China's northern coast and has a population of more than 9 million people. The city is at the Grand Canal's northern outlet, on the Yellow River. Aside from having close proximity to the ocean and the river, it's also near lakes and mountains. The city is also a famous port to do the import and export for the country.

One of northern China's most significant financial centers, Tianjin is home to Nankai University, so the city has an influential population of intellectuals and academics. Tianjin is well situated for travel by land, sea or air and has become an international tourist destination and a base in north China for chartered travel planes. For travelers interested in commerce, study or vacations centered on such things as preventative medicine or folk customs Tianjin has many advantages. One of the specialties of the place is the two day kite-flying festival held in early April or late September.

Travelers here can see and experience an array of historical and cultural attractions including museums, temples and churches, street markets, the renowned Beijing Opera (despite its name, it's based here), and several notable monuments, including the iconic Tianjin Broadcasting TV Tower, the world's fourth-tallest building and Asia's second-tallest building. Kites and New Year pictures of Tianjin are very famous. Below is the detailed guide to Tianjin attractions. Welcome to check out our other pages for more travel information about Tianjin. Feel free to contact us if you plan to travel to Tianjin. We will provide the professional advice, individual itinerary and excellent travel service.

Tianjin Attractions Guide

- Must See

  • Ancient Cultural StreetTianjin Ancient Cultural Street  is located in the Nankai District of the Tianjin Municipality and was formally opened in 1986 with 600 years history, standing in the area of key section in upstream of the Haihe River .The st ... ...
  • Food Street
    Nanshi Food Street is ancient building complex 40,000 square meters in area, with more than 100 restaurants. The name Nanshi means "south city." It is an old name. Before the founding of PRC, Nanshi was also called "Sanbuguan ... ...
  • Liberation Bridge The Jiefang Bridge(also called Liberation Bridge) in Tianjin has resumed its drawbridge function after 25 years of disuse, following recent repairs.It is a great contributor to the improvement of Tianjin.The 96.7-meter double-leaf ... ...
  • The Eye of TianjinTianjin Eye is a 120-metre tall giant Ferris wheel built above the Yongle Bridge over the Hai River in Tianjin, China. It is claimed to be the only such wheel to have been constructed over a bridge.Construction started in 2007, wi ... ...

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Name:Travel from Beijing to Tinjin Reply

I have seen a travel map which shows that Tianjin is very close to Beijing. Is it convenient to go to Tianjin from Beijing? Pls advice, thanks

Name:Re:Travel from Beijing to Tinjin

Tianjin is about 130km (81miles) from Beijing with about 2 hours’ driving. You can get to Tianjin by train or bus. There are many bullet trains/inter-city trains to and fro these two cities every day. Besides, our travel agency provides transfer service between the two cities. Welcome to contact us if you need any of our travel service.