Tianjin travel guide

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You're Going to Love Tianjin

Located on the Bohai Gulf, Tianjin is the sixth largest urban area in China and one of the fastest-growing cities. Tianjin will surprise you with its modern Binhai area that is rapidly developing and with its old city where several foreign concessions were built between the 15th and 19th century.

Tianjin has a rich history as a key location in the Boxer Rebellion and as the place where the last Chinese emperor lived. Your trip to Tianjin is the perfect opportunity to learn more about Chinese history and to admire the curious mixture of colonial and modern architecture that can be found in the streets of Tianjin.

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When to Visit Tianjin

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Winter months can be cold and humid and the summer is usually hot and dry. It is best to visit Tianjin in the autumn or in the spring, if you don't mind a few dust storms.

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How to Get to Tianjin

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Where to Stay in Tianjin

The Astor Hotel is probably the best luxury experience the city has to offer. The Sheraton Tianjin Hotel is another excellent choice.

Popular Neighborhoods in Tianjin

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How to Get Around Tianjin

The Cost of Living in Tianjin

Shopping Streets

You will find modern malls on Binjiang Dao and Nanjing Road. Head to the Nanshi South Market or to the Tianjin Old Town if you want to shop for jewelry and the ceramics the city is known for. The Shenyang Dao Antique Market is another interesting experience if you are looking for crafts and souvenirs.

Groceries and Other

You will find a Walmart location in the downtown area as well as several smaller independent grocery stores throughout the city. A loaf of bread should cost ¥7.50 and a pound of chicken will cost ¥10.

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Where to Eat in Tianjin

If you want to try traditional food for a low price, make sure you eat at Miao King's Kitchen. Liangqian Ping Seafood Restaurant is one of the best places for seafood and Li's Dish is an excellent choice if you want an upscale experience. A meal at an affordable restaurant should only cost ¥20, seafood places will typically charge ¥300 for a meal, while upscale places can cost ¥500 or more.