Originally enclosed by a wall, Tiānjīn's old town centres on the restored Drum Tower . Decorated with páilou (decorative archways), the...
On the western side of Gǔwénhuà Jiē is the fascinating Tianhou Temple. Tianhou (Heaven Queen), goddess of the sea, is also known as Mazu...
Ancient Culture Street
Ancient Culture Street is stuffed with vendors flogging Chinese calligraphy, paintings, tea sets, paper cuts, clay figurines, chops and...
Drei Kronen 1308 Brauhaus
Ranging over three floors, with burnished beer vats, outside seating for a river perspective and English-speaking staff in fancy...
Lonely Planet review
A Ming dynasty relic, it's worth poking around the Confucius Temple for its daily antiques market (Wénmiào Gǔwán Chéng) selling piles of books, propaganda posters and pamphlets from the Cultural Revolution - weekends are busiest.