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Tianjin Municipality

The diamond of the Bohai Gulf and the gateway to the capital of the People's Republic of China.

Tianjin is one of the 4 municipalities (Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing) directly under the Central Government of the People's Republic of China. And it is the third largest city in China only after Beijing and Shanghai.

As a famous city with a long history and culture, Tianjin has rich tourism resources. Three scenic spots have been set up: a tourism attraction of the downtown sightseeing spot along the Haihe River and cultural relics as well as the memorial location of the revolutionary struggle; the Tanggu seaside recreational area characterized by the Port of Tianjin, mainly by the harbor, salt plant and oil field; and the Jixian County sightseeing district famous for natural scenic spots and cultural relics. "10 tourism spots" of Tianjin have been set up, as: Huangyaguan Great Wall, the site of Dagu Fortification with Built-in cannons, Old Dule Temple in Jixian County, Tourism Area of Pan Mountain, Scenic Line along Haihe River, Water Park, Scenic Line along the Circulating Line, Ancient Cultural Street, Nanshi Food Street and Hotel Street and Tianjin TV Tower.

Some natural protective areas, as the Geological Natural Protective Area in the Middle of Proterozoic Erathem, the Natural Second Growth Protective Area in Eight Immortals Mountain, the Natural Protective Area of Ancient Coastline and Damp Place have been decided as the national natural protective areas. Named as World's Construction Fair, several hundred foreign buildings had been protected well in Tianjin, which are the witnesses for China being suffered to be a self-colony invaded by the imperialism and also the fruit of wisdom of people's labor. They have become a big landscape of Tianjin.

Good social environment is an important advantage of Tianjin. With good general mood of society, plain folkways, good market order, lower market price in the middle and big cities of China, Tianjin has been one of the best areas of China for its social public order in recent years. According to the statistics did by the National Statistic Bureau, the public order in Tianjin is the best, which are welcomed by the tourists at home and abroad as well as praised by the investors abroad. Through 4 years survey, Motorala Company has decided to put its office in the Development Area of Tianjin. They called Tianjin an eastern family which is full of warm in one of their investigation reports. According to incomplete statistics, more than 100 Hi-Tech projects have been set up in theNew Coastal Region, as: oil chemical industry, ocean chemical industry, electronics, communication, biological products, metallurgy and machinery, etc. with which a patch of pillar industry have been formed.

Tianjin has defined its overall aim in national economic and social development, that is, till 2010 , Tianjin will try to be one of China's earliest modernized regions, the center of commerce, trade and finance in North China, a comprehensive industrial base of advanced technology and a modernized international seaport metropolis opening in all directions.

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONTianjin lies on the northeast of North China Plain and the lower reaches of Haihe River Basin. On its east is Bohai Sea; north, Yanshan Mountain; and west, Beijing. In Tianjin, five major branches of Haihe River-South Canal, Ziya River, Daqing River, Yongding River, and North Canal-converge and flow into the sea. The city of Tianjin is well-know for its abundance in rivers and closeness to the sea. Located at latitude 38°34′N-40°

Tourist Attractions in Tianjin

    Tianjin Old City

    On the south gate of Tianjin Old City, there is Guangdong Assembly Hall built...
    Great Mosque

    As one of the most famous mosques in China, Tianjin Great Mosque has been an ...
    Dagu Fort

    Dagu Fort is located by the Haihe River estuary 60 km southeast to the city. ...