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 Italian concession, by the Tianin Eye, Ancient Culture Street, Drum Tower, Food Street (Nanshi Shipin Jie), over several notable bridges, past the tallest building in Tianjin, around the Century clock and back. It’s not for everyone, but my children enjoyed it immensely (after a year of seeing it around and begging to go on it). Below is a map of the approximate route.
Location:Italian Style Town, Marco Polo Square The ticket office location is on the western side of the fountain in Marco Polo Square, and it is pictured below.
Cost: 25 RMB per seat (children are free, and may get a seat if the bus is not crowded, but have to sit on laps if there aren’t enough seats)
Times: Every hour on regular days, every half hour on weekends April to October, and holidays. I think the first bus is at 10 or 10:30 but I’m not sure. Last bus may be 7?