Tianjin Museum

The Tianjin Museum is on the southwest corner of Galaxy Plaza, opened in 2013. It is beautiful inside, very spacious and quiet and elegant, home to many artifacts from Tianjin (and China)’s lon...

Ancient Culture Street

Ancient Culture Street (天津古文化街) is located in Nankai District, Tianjin. Situated not far from the Haihe River Ancient Culture street is one of the most popular tourist locations in Tianjin, with thou...

Jiulongshan Mountain Forest Park

This is the favorite geopark of the author of this post, but that may only be because it is the only large one she has yet visited out here. After city parks, and even the artificial “forest pa...

Italian Style Town

Italian-Style Town (意大利风情街) is located in the old Italian concession, just west of the Railway Station and north of the Hai He. This is where people go for German, French and Italian food. Hopefully ...

Sightseeing Bus

This bus is a double-decker, open-topped bus that runs a circular route beginning and ending at Marco Polo Square in Italian Style Town. The ride takes about 45 minutes, and passes through the Italia...

Wudadao – The Five Avenues

Tianjin’s Wudadao area is one of Tianjin’s most important tourist attractions, as Tianjin’s claim to fame is its exceptionally well-preserved concession area. It’s name litera...

Tianjin Natural History Museum

Tianjin Natural History Museum (not to be confused with the Tianjin Museum right next door) opened January 2014 at its new location in Tianjin’s Culture Square (Galaxy Plaza – Yinhe Guang...

Tianjin Zoo

If you’ve heard anything about zoo conditions in China, then you might be apprehensive about visiting Tianjin’s zoo, and while there ARE parts of it that are difficult to see, the grounds...

Qilihai Wetland Park

Qilihai is a wetland park that just opened this year. It definitely doesn’t feel quite natural, but I haven’t been anywhere in Tianjin yet that feels truly natural. I am happy I visited o...

Tianjin Polar Ocean World

Tianjin Polar Ocean World is better than you’d imagine the city could offer. It’s the home of beluga whales, dolphins, sea turtles, penguins, seals, whales, manatees, fish (of course), po...