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  • 1. Ferris Wheel-Eye of Tianjin (天津之眼摩天轮)

  • Ferris Wheel (Eye of Tianjin) is a 120-metre (394 feet) tall giant ferries wheel built above the Yongle Bridge (formerly Chihai Bridge), over the Haihe River in Tianjin, China. It is claimed to be the only such wheel to have been constructed over a bridge in the world. It is known as one of the landmarks of Tianjin City.

    If you would like to see the night view on the ferry wheel, make sure you go on a clear night and you can see the whole city of Tianjin! It takes about 30-40 minutes to finish the ride and it is lovely. At night it all light up just, so beautiful to watch. It would be very romantic while being in the capsule of the ferries wheel and enjoying the beautiful scenery outside.

  • 2. Italian customs of Tianjin district (天津意式风情区)

  • Located in Marco Polo Square, Hebei District, Italian Style Street is a tourist resort with Italian style in Tianjin city. It was formerly known as the only concession outside of Italy, and now is a unique large Italian-style buildings in Asia. It covers the area from Coast area to the Victory Road. Across the river from Italian Town lies the Ancient Culture Street, Tianjin Financial Road, Peace Shopping and Pedestrian Street, Tianjin Municipal Government and Little White CBD. Owning the unique location, the Style Street is merged with different cultures. Here you can find the many former residences of celebrities’, chic bars, western art deco, international restaurants, etc. Among those buildings, the most famous are First Worker Cultural Palace, Residence of FengGuozhang, former residence of Liang Qichao’s Yinbin, Residence of HuaShikui, Residence of Cao Yu and Italian Military Camp. Although the Italian Town is named after a street, actually it is a small town.

  • 3. Ancient Cultural Street (古文化街)

  • Ancient Cultural Street, GuwenhuaJie in Chinese, is located in the Nankai District of the Tianjin Municipality and was formally opened in 1986. It is located on the west bank of the Haihe River, with the Temple of the Queen of Heaven (Tianhou Palace) as its geographical center. Ancient CulturalStreet begins from Gongbei Avenue in the north, and ends at Gongnan Avenue in the south, being 750 yards (687 meters) long and 16 feet (5 meters) wide. Although essentially a business street, it attracts visitors who come to see its special architectural styles, admire its classic cultural features, buy various folk crafts, and sample the delicious local snacks. Above all, as visitors take a walk there, they will be particularly impressed by the splendid replica classical architecture in the folk style of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

  • 4. Tianjin Haihe River(天津海河)

  • The Haihe River (Hai River) is regarded as the 'mother river' of Tianjin. Covering a catchment area of 122,700 sq miles (317,800 sq kilometers), it is a great contributor to the improvement of Tianjin, and ties closely to the lives of people living there for generations.

    The Haihe River is a crucial river in Northern China formed by the convergence of five rivers in Tianjin. Historically, it was open to navigation 1,800 years ago and gradually became a junction for navigation in the Sui Dynasty (581-618). Through centuries of development, it became a trading center gathering a great influx of businessmen from around the nation. Today the former shippingcenter is a place for relaxation.

  • 5. The Fragile Porcelain House of Tianjin(天津瓷房子)

  • The Porcelain House of Tianjin opened its gates to the public on September 2nd, 2007, onChifeng Street in Heping District. The old French-style building has a history of over 100 years. It was originally the home of a central finance minister in the late Qing dynasty, and was later converted into a bank, after the founding of New China, in 1949. But after the bank changed its location, the beautiful building was left deserted for several years, until porcelain collector Zhang Lianzhi bought it for 1 million yuan ($160,000). He then spent the following four years turning it into a unique edifice, decorated with porcelain dating from the Tang (AD 618-907) to the Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Now the Porcelain House is the most eye-catching building in Tianjin, and one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.

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