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Things to do in Tianjin
Tianjin is the laid-back neighbour of Beijing in China. It’s a big city filled with a pleasant river promenade, European influences, architecture, and museums. It’s a fantastic destination to get to know more about the country’s incredible culture, but Tianjin is also a great stop for those who want to explore China’s outdoors and scenery.
Feel like you’ve travelled to Europe right here in Tianjin when you wander the streets and see the lovely buildings of the Five Great Avenues. To get a taste of the local culture, visit the Tianjin Museum and Drum Tower. There’s also the Tianjin Confucian Temple, Grand Mosque, and Xikai Church.
For more cultural spots in the city, visit the Garden of Serenity, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin Museum, and Tianjin Opera Museum to name a few.
Hop on a bus and head on over to Tianjin Ancient Culture Street. Not only will you find stunning photo ops, there are hundreds of stores for your shopping spree too. If you’re still itching to spend your Chinese Yuan, you have to visit Gulou Street, Heping Road, and Binjiang Dao Business.
Then enjoy a drink or a bite to eat in the cafes or restaurants in Jiefang Road. Wait until night time to see Tianjin light up at night from across Hai River.
For a fun family day, Tianjin Polar Ocean World is the perfect destination. You can visit popular animals like penguins, polar bears, wolves, seals, performing dolphins and many more. But if you’re looking for a view of the urban jungle, then you have to ride the Tianjin Eye for a 360-degree view of the city.
Travel beyond Tianjin too, so you can experience the gorgeous natural scenery of China. Explore the Eight-Immortal Mountain and Mt Jiulong Shan. Don’t forget to check out Chaoyin Temple too. Then challenge yourself with some hiking at Huangyaguan Great Wall and be rewarded with striking scenery of China’s landscape.
What you should know
The best time to visit Tianjin is during spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). These times are when you can enjoy great weather and comfortable temperatures when exploring the city. Spring and autumn are also the best times for hiking in Tianjin, and autumn is when the city has fewer tourists.
Go and start packing now because Singapore citizens can fly to China and visit Tianjin visa-free for up to 15 days. If you want to extend your trip, visit the Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in The Republic of Singapore for more travel info.
Travelling to and around Tianjin
After landing at Tianjin Binhai International Airport, you can ride the airport shuttle bus, city bus, or taxi to reach the city centre. From there, you can travel around Tianjin by taxi, subway, and city bus.
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