True to its name, the minute you step into the street you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into Ancient China. This colourful street is adorned with hundreds of stores. The items in those stores being relics, handicrafts, double-sided embroidery, jade carvings, art ceramics, pottery, calligraphy & paint brushes and other items from history. The place is classified a scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration and was first opened to public in 1986.
The street houses not just relics but buildings from the past too. The Tianhou Palace which was constructed in 1326 during the Yuan dynasty is right at the centre of the street. The overall architectural style of the street, its gate and buildings resembles that of the Qing dynasty. While walking through its historical memory lanes you also have the opportunity to try out some mouth-watering ancient recipes offered in some shops along the street.
- Every year on March 23rd (lunar calendar), visitors will be lucky enough to find the Huanghui Fair. During the Fair you will see performances of stilt walking, dragon lantern, land boat and lion dances.
By Bus: Lines: 1, 4, 12, 15, 611, 612, 619, 624, 824
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94.81% of people who visit Tianjin include Gu Wenhua Jie in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
48.42% of people start their Gu Wenhua Jie visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gu Wenhua Jie
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gu Wenhua Jie