Tianjin is the fourth most populous city in China, and a sprawling metropolis filled with cultural attractions and wonders that make it an essential place to visit.
The city of Tianjin has some pretty ancient roots, with a history that spans back beyond even the 1400s where it was a significant seaport with the name ‘Zhigu’. By 1858, after the end of the Second Opium War, the Treaty of Tianjin ushered in foreign trade to the city.
The city has a range of sights to offer, ranging from vintage European architecture to modern monoliths. There’s a range of accommodation available as well, with interesting options such as serviced apartments in Nanjing with examples like Somerset Youth Olympic Nanjing.
Tianjin is one of the most renowned places for martial arts enthusiasts, and some of the most notable figures in Chinese martial arts, both past and present, can be found in Tianjin. The Hong Qiao and Nankai districts are the most renowned where styles such as Baguazhang to Xing Yi Quan.
The food of Tianjin is renowned, and is heavily based on seafood. Iconic dishes such as Eight Great Bowls and Four Great Stews and essential eats if you ever find yourself in this famous city.
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