The Many Attractions of Tianjin – Top 4 Must Visit Spots

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Planning on visiting Tianjin, China? Then here are the four top visit attractions in the city which will allow you to catch a fascinating glimpse of its history and culture!

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Dagu Fort

Constructed in 1858, the Dagu Fort was utilised to protect the city of Beijing during the Qing Dynasty. Located near the Hai River estuary, the fort area also includes other places of interest such as the Dagu Beacon and Haiman Bridge.

Ancient Cultural Street

Situated in Nankai District in Tianjin, the ancient cultural street is lined with various fascinating stores selling antiques, jade items, traditional hand crafts including the famed Niren Zhang painted sculptures. Interested parties can reach the spot easily from many conveniently located corporate apartments in Tianjin including the likes of Ascott TEDA MSD Tianjin.

Haihe River

An ethereal vista straight out of a picture post card, the Haihe River is a truly charming place to visit for a stroll especially at dusk. Do remember to visit the Wanghailou Church and the Haihe River Park during your time there as well.

Huangyaguan Great Wall

An important military project which was undertaken during the Northern Qi Dynasty in 550, the wall is located at the very juncture of four cities, Tianjin, Beijing, Chengde, and Tangshan. Today, the monument stands as a proud testament to ancient Chinese engineering ingenuity.

Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+

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