About the area:
Tianjin, one of the four municipalities directly under the Central Government in China, is located in the northeast of the North China Plain and is the closest seaport to Beijing. The city is one of the biggest industrial and port cities in China and it is also known as "the diamond of the Bohai Gulf".
Besides being a business and trade center, Tianjin is also a famous historic and cultural city. The principal sights are Huangyaguan Great Wall and Dagukou Emplacement. Visitors can also enjoy the varied and beautiful architectures of the old concessionary areas where various objects and antiques can be found in the winding streets of the antique market.