Tianjin Tourism

One of the five national central metropolises in China, Tianjin is a city in the North of China and is one among the four direct controlled municipalities. Situated close to the country’s capital, Tianjin serves as a significant water gateway to Beijing. It is also a renowned transportation hub and a home to the largest artificial sea harbour in the country. Over the years, the city has been on the trip planners of thousands of tourists, owing to its remarkable historical heritage.

The region where Tianjin now exists has traces of human inhabitation from a very long time. After the Grand Canal’s opening in the 15th century, a fort was constructed in the area. It was made into a prefecture under the reign of the Qing dynasty and was later promoted into an urban prefecture. Over the years, especially from the second half of the 19th century, Tianjin was divided by nine countries including Italy, Germany, Russia, Great Britain, Austria, France, Japan and Belgium, whose strong influences still remain in the city.

The itineraries of Tianjin can be quite distinguished from the other Chinese regions, because of its European impact in both the culture and historical aspects. The sightseeing places in the city include a number of charming cityscapes inspired by various styles of European architecture placed along with the traditional Chinese monoliths.

The city’s tourism also involves many natural scenes and the evidences of historical aspects that meet your eye, while exploring this highly-diversified city. You wouldn’t be surprised to find tourists of various European and Oriental ethnicities fidgeting with their maps to locate the important places to visit in the city or buying souvenirs from one of those shops at the old cultural centre.

You wouldn’t be disappointed for adding Tianjin to your vacation planners, as the city has a lot to offer. You can tour around the city’s rare architectural possessions, shop for the antiques and other stuff at the ancient cultural street or just head down to the Nanshi food street and devour the authentic local snacks.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Tianjin

  • Know the pollution level of Tianjin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 85.23 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 73.33 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.81 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 81.58 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.33 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Tianjin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tianjin.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.53 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.94 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.84 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.26 (Low)
    • Drug offense 26.47 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.63 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.05 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.56 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.72 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Tianjin is 98.3 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 67.69 (High)
    • Climate Index 64.22 (High)
    • Pollution Index 84.54 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.97 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.59 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 30.73 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 65.17 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tianjin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.45 USD

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