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Ancient Cultural Street

Ancient Cultural Street

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Ancient Culture Street is a famous tourist attraction in Downtown Tianjin.There are beautiful shops of old Chinese cultural and architectural style on both sides of the street.A walk through the street,particularly in the evening leaves an enchanting impression on the visitors.

Ancient Cultural Street

 AncientStreet is located in the Nankai District of the Tianjin Municipality and was formally opened in 1986. It is located on the west bank of the Haihe River, withas its geographical center. Ancient Cultural Street begins at Gongbei Avenue in the north, and ends at Gongnan Avenue in the south, being 0.36 miles long and 16 feet wide. Although essentially a business street, it attracts visitors who come to see its special architectural styles, admire its classic cultural features, buy various folk crafts, and sample the delicious local snacks. Above all, as visitors take a walk there, they will be particularly impressed by the splendid replica classical architecture in the folk style of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

Standing at the center of Ancient Cultural Street, Tianhou Palace, originally built in 1326, is one of only three Mazu Temples in the world (the other two are Fujian Mazu Temple and Beigang Chaotian Temple on Taiwan Island).Palace is now the Folk-custom Museum of Tianjin and displays many folk crafts and cultural relics of ancient times.Cabinet (Yuhuang Ge) is the only building that was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in the city, and is the oldest structurethe street. From the top of the two-floor Cabinet, visitors have a bird's-eye view of the whole street. Another building, Tong Qingli (ancient residential houses), built in 1913 and lying to the east of the cultural street, is the largest architectural edifice that combines both eastern and western architectural elements.

Looking closely, visitors will note that here are all built with 'blue bricks', and that the doors and windows have colorful paintings drawn upon them. These paintings range from stories of legendary and historical figures flowers and birds. Some retell stories contained in Chinese classical novels, such as The Dream of a Red Mansion ( the four Chinese classical novels) and Song of Eternal Sorrow, which is a story about the Empress Yang Kwei Fei in the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Visitors who are interested in Chinese traditional handicrafts will also appreciate another highlight of the Ancient Cultural Street - the hundreds of stores selling a wide variety of folk handicrafts. These include the famous Yang Liuqing New Year Paintings and Niren Zhang Painted Sculptures. Visitors who are fond of Chinese curios, such as jade items, cloisonné and potteries, will also be able to find many examples of these for sale here. The street is also a favorite place to sample the delicious local snacks. The local delicacies include Goubuli Steamed Dumplings, Erduoyan (the Ear-hole Lane) Fried Glutinous Cakes and tea soup.

is designed as a place for visitors to experience Chinese folk custom, and as such, contains examples of nearly all the local culture in one place. For an added experience, when visiting the street on March 23rd (lunar calendar), visitors will be lucky enough to find the Huanghui Fair, which is held annually on this date. During the Fair you will see performances stilt walking, dragon lantern, land boat and lion dances.

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