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Top Historical Sites in Tianjin – a cultural hub well worth the visit

Tianjin is known to be quite the tourist attraction owing to a number of cultural hotpots that have left visitors in awe of its fascinating history that dates back centuries.

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Confucius Temple

Confucius Temple

Comprising of elaborate archways that lead up to the main halls where teachings of Confucianism are inculcated, this impressive temple is home to a history that has exceeded 500 years and serves as a wonderful illustration of old-world charm.

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Ancient Cultural Street

Ancient Cultural Street

The experiences on offer here are as comprehensive as they come. One will come across stores that represent the intricacies of the Qing Dynasty while Tianhou Palace will escort you on a trip through folk art and cultural relics of unimaginable beauty.

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Tianjin Great Mosque

Tianjin Great Mosque

Influences of Islamic culture coupled with fine examples of Chinese architecture can be found at this mosque where upon entering one would encounter a series of ancient tablets that date back over 300 years. Also a good place to stay which will offer convenient access to the mosque is Somerset Youyi Tianjin which is known for a range of serviced apartments Tianjin has to offer.

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Shi's Courtyard

Shi's Courtyard

Meander within 6000 square meters of the grandest of residences that was once used by one of the 8 great families of Tianjin. A central hall of worship, reception room and theatre are found as part of this once glorious abode.

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Huangyaguan Pass

Huangyaguan Pass

Stretching out across 40 kms, this pass which is part of the Great Wall of China snakes its way through deep valleys and mountain ridges in Tianjin's Jixian County.