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Tianjin Travel Guide

Tianjin, once abbreviated as Jin, Jingu, Gushang, Zhigu, Dinggu, Jin Gate, Sanjin and Yingjin in history, is one of the 4 municipalities directly under the Central Government of the People's Republic of China. Tianjin is the third largest city in China next to Beijing and Shanghai.

Tianjin is not appealing at first glance: a large metropolis filled with concrete steel structures. However,the city remains a sizable areas of wonderful colonial architecture which illustrates its past.

Top attractions in Tianjin are the Huangyaguan Great Wall(Yellow Cliff Great Wall), concession-era architecture, Tianjin Old City, Dabei Buddhist Monastery.

Kites and New Year pictures of Tianjin are very famous. One of the specialties of the place is the two day kite-flying festival held in early April or late September.

Tianjin will host the the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics Football matches. The Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium covers 78,000 square meters, with a seating capacity of 60, 000. The project went into construction in August 2003 and is due for completion in 2006. And it is able to accommodate up to 80,000 people, including 500 of the platform and 300 of the press box.

Area Code: 022

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Total Area 11,305 square kilometers; City Area 4,276 square kilometers

At the end of 2004, the population of Tianjin Municipality was 10.24 million, of which 9.33 million were holders of Tianjin hukou (permanent residence). Among Tianjin permanent residents, 5.56 million were urban, and 3.76 million were rural. The majority of Tianjin residents are Han Chinese, which occupies 97.29% according to the 2000 cencus from the Department of Population, Social, Science and Technology Statistics of the National Bureau of Statistics of China. Minorities include Hui, Koreans, Manchus, and Mongol.

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Tianjin Food

Tianjin is proud of its delicacies. Food streets are packed with small food stalls and restaurants and sell a great variety of snacks including crab, cuttlefish, pigeon, cured meat, pastries. Even those who are very fastidious about eating find themselves satisfied in Tianjin. If you are unaccustom

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Tianjin Transport

Here is a brief introduction of the overall situation of Tianjin Transportation. The transportation ways include: air, train, taxi, -subway, and light rail, taxi, public bus. To provide travelers convenience, the following are some ways for your travel in details. By Air: Tianjin Binhai

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Tianjin weather

Tianjin, located in the east bank of Eurasia and in the northeastern part of North China Plain. It faces Bohai Sea to the east, enjoying sub-humid warm temperate continental monsoon climate with four distinct seasons and the annual average temperature of 12.3 ℃. The hottest month is July, with the m

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Tianjin Restaurants

Special reastaurants in Tianjin includes Nanshi Food Streeet, Heping District Flavor Food Street, and October Food Street. Whats more there are several old-line traditional restaurants, such as Guishun Zai, Xiangde Zai, Zhengxing De Tea House, Yipin Xiang Cake Store, Siyuan Xiang Cake Store, Du Chen

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