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Tianjin Tour

Tianjin locationTianjin, also called "Jin" for short, was founded as a military station in 1404 A.D. The city is 120 km. southeast of Beijing. It is on the coast of the Bohai Gulf portion of the Yellow Sea. Tianjin is China's fourth largest city, it is a municipality directly under the Central Government (with Beijing, Shaghai and Chongqing). Its location at the convergence of five tributaries of the Haihe River, as well as at the juncture of the Beijing-Shanhaiguan and Tianjin-Pukou railroads, makes it a hub of convenient land and water transportation. In recent years, Tianjin has received more and more attention from tourists both at home and abroad due to its numerous tourism attractions and rich history.

With the Haihe River, one of the five largest rivers in China, crossing from north to south, Tianjin has long been renowned as "Sea Inlet of Nine Rivers" and "Communications Center of River and Sea". Tianjin has a total area of more than 11,800 square kilometers, with 153 kilometers coastline and its land boundary is over 1,100 kilometers long. Tianjian has a semi-humid continental monsoon climate of warm-temperate zone with four distinct seasons and adequate sunshine. It has cold winters and hot summers while spring and autumn are short and pleasant. The annual average temperature stands at around 12oC. In general, January is the coldest month and July is the hottest. The average frost free season lasts about 200 days; and annual average rainfall is about 600 millimeters.

Tianjin has developed a well-organized tourism program, which takes the Haihe River as the axial line, downtown area as the main attraction, and Jixian County and Binhai New Area as its new tourist spots. Various tourist spots have been developed, such as tour via water route, tour to the former residence of the celebrities, famous street traveling, outing to Yuyang, Xiqing folk custom traveling and tour to Binhai New Area. In addition, a series of large tourism events are also held on annual basis, like Folk Custom Temple Fair (during Spring Festival), Peach Blossom Cultural and Travel Festival on the Great Canal (in March), Huangyaguan Great Wall International Marathon Event (in May), European Charm Festival (in June), Tianjin-Tanggu Sea Travel (in July), Tianjin Mazu Cultural and Travel Festival (in September), Yuyang Autumn Travel Festival. Gulou International Folk Custom Travel Festival (in October), Haihe River Travel Festival and International College Students Dragon Boat Competition.

Tianjin has four world-known folk arts including "Zhang's Art of Clay", "Yangliuqing Spring Festival Paintings", "Wei's Kites" and "Liu's Brick Sculpture". In addition, Tianjin's folk arts are also renowned for its Tianjin paper cutting, lanterns, velvet silk flowers and various international and domestic award-winning carpets and tapestries.

Tianjin also has a variety of traditional style foods, in which, "Three Unique Foods of Tianjin" are comprised of Goubuli's Stuffed Buns, Guifaxiang Fried Dough Twists and Ear-Hole Fried Cake. Other special foods include: Zhang's Peanuts, Cao's Meat, Lu's Fried Cake, Bai's Dumplings, Zhilanzhai Sweetened Rice Flour, Dafulai's crispy rice with vegetables and Stone Door Steamed Stuffed Buns.

Seated on the seashore with a landscape of mountains and lakes, Tianjin has rich tourism attractions and enjoys the fame as "the epitome of modern China". It has many famous scenic spots, including Panshan Mountain in Jixian County, known as the "Back Yard Garden" of Tianjin and Beijing, due to its famous mountains, quiet forests, clean water, impregnable passes and old temples. Other attractions are Folk Custom Residences like the famous house in Jinmen, Shi Family Mansion; the Tianjin Mazu Temple, one of the three largest Mazu temples in China, and Yangliuqing Spring Festival Paintings Museum. And the city has the former residences of many famous Chinese historical figures such as Sun Yat-sen, Zhang Xueliang, Liang Qichao, Pu Yi (the last emperor), 7 presidents and 5 prime ministers of the late Qing Dynasty and the early Republic of China, as well as the place where the US President Herbert Hoover stayed during a visit made to China before he became President. Finally, Tianjin contains many other historical buildings with architectural styles from different countries on the five main roads and downtown area near the Haihe River, making the city known as the "exposition center of world architectures". Tianjin's oceanfront includes not only the harbor, but also beaches, forts, a retired aircraft carrier, Haimen Old Temple, Imported Goods Market, Haihe Beach Park, wetlands and lakes, such as Qilihai lake in Ninghe County, Tuanbowa Lake in Jinghai County, and Dongli Lake in the Dongli District.

China Great Travel offers customized Tianjin tours which including private Tianjin tour packages and group big bus day trips. The following tours are for your reference. There are many other tour attractions you can choose. We are always ready to tailor make a private and personal Tianjin tour package for you which can have more tourist destinations included: Beijing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Dalian, Taiyuan, Chengde or Yangtse River. Just send us an email to get our travel expert help planning your tour to Tianjin.

Private Tianjin Tours

Yangliuqing Painting Studio 3 Days Tianjin Tour From Beijing By High Speed Train

Tour Code: Tianjin_01
Attractions: Yangliuqing Painting Studio, Shi Family Courtyard, Ancient Culture Street, and Tangu Golden Street, Huangyaguan Great Wall

Shi Family Courtyard 2 Days Tianjin Tour Package

Tour Code: Tianjin_02
Attractions: Yangliuqing Painting Studio, Shi Family Courtyard, Tianjin Museum, Ancient Culture Street, Haihe River, Porcelain House,

porcelain house 2 Days Tianjin Cultural Tour

Tour Code: Tianjin_03
Attractions: Tianjin Museum, Ancient Culture Street, Porcelain House, Dule Temple, Huangyaguan Great Wall

Tianjin TV tower 2 Days Tianjin City Highlights Tour

Tour Code: Tianjin_04
Attractions: Shi Family Courtyard, Tianhou Palace, Tianjin TV Tower., Haihe River, Porcelain House,

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