Ancient Culture Street
On the western side of Gǔwénhuà Jiē is the fascinating Tiānhòu Temple. Tiānhòu (Heaven Queen), goddess of the sea, is also known as Mazu...
Originally enclosed by a wall, Tiānjīn’s old town centres on the restored Drum Tower . Decorated with páilóu (ornate archways), the...
A Ming dynasty relic, it's worth poking around the Confucius Temple for its daily antiques market (Wénmiào Gǔwán Chéng) selling piles of...
Ancient Culture Street information
Ancient Culture Street is stuffed with vendors flogging Chinese calligraphy, paintings, tea sets, paper cuts, clay figurines, chops and goods from all over China. The fascinating Tiānhòu Temple , Tiānjīn’s version of the shrine dedicated to the goddess of sailors that is found in every Chinese seaport, is also here, as well as a shoe museum.