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Brief introduction (Tianjin travel guide)
| Updated: 2012-10-15 17:46:00 |By (www.travelchinaguide.com) |

It is no exaggeration to say that Tianjin bears a splendid historical background. However, it was desecrated by foreign invaders long before the foundation of People's Republic of China. Tianjin was shared by nine countries: Italy, Germany, France, Russia, Great Britain, Austria, Japan and Belgium. This marked an extremely hard period for Tianjin and her people because those imperialist countries left permanent marks in her body, most notable of which were thousands of villas. Today those villas provide an exotic flavor to Tianjin, enhancing the beauty of the entire city.

Brief introduction (Tianjin travel guide)

Tianjin is a metropolis in northern China and one of the five national central cities of China.

Blessed with variety of tourist attractions, Tianjin is a good place to explore. The top ten attractions in Tianjin, known as Jinmen Shijing, are Gu Wenhua Jie, Dagu Emplacement, Huangyaguan Great Wall, Dule Temple, Haihe River, Water Park, Panshan Mountain, Hotel Street and Food Street, Tianjin TV & Radio Tower and Zhonghuan Cailian. There are also many natural scenes of beauty as well as great historical events.

Getting in and out of the city is convenient because of the well-planned transportation system. If you want to come by water, there are a series of international and domestic sea routes in the port of Tianjin, which is the biggest man-made port in China. If you plan to arrive by air, Tianjin Binhai International Airport offers excellent service. Planes have routes that reach most of the major cities in China and also cities in Europe and America. Of course, arriving in Tianjin by land is another option, while trains or long-distance buses are yet another alternative.

Various hotels, guesthouses and hostels can also meet your different needs. In addition, there are all types of entertainment available to relax both your body and mind.

Summer Davos 2012 I

A large number of entrepreneurs, experts and government heads have been drawn from across the world to Tianjin as the coastal city hosts the World Economic Forum's 6th Annual Meeting of New Champions that runs from Sept 11 to 13.

Summer Davos 2012 II

The Swiss-headquartered World Economic Forum "is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of the society to shape global, regional and industry agendas", according to its official website.

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