Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie), Tianjin

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Centered on one the world's few temples dedicated to the goddess Mazu, Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie) attracts visitors with its architectural landmarks, plenty of chances to purchase locally made souvenirs, and delicious regional snacks. As you stroll through this historic area, notice the colorful paintings representing legendary and historical figures, drawn upon doors and windows of blue-bricked buildings flanking the street. Hundreds of stores sell handicrafts, like painted clay sculptures and a range of jade items. Our Tianjin road trip planning tool makes visiting Ancient Culture Street (Gu Wenhua Jie) and other Tianjin attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • If you visit Tianjin just for one day, you do not want to miss this place (古文化街). We had them tour before the May 1st nation holiday, so it was not crowded. From arts crafts (silk painting) to various...  more »
  • There are so many jade shops, craft shops, silk and pashmina stores, toy shops, shops for traditional Chinese clothing and such along Old Culture Street. I've had small sculptures of my kids made here...  more »
  • It is one of the tourist destinations in Tianjin. Like a little China town. It might be good to go if you're going to Tianjin!
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