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Florence in China

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
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Italian Government Tourist Office will be definitely happy to learn that Florence has its replica in China in the name of Florentia Village. Florentia Village is set in a romantic Italian Town – Florence, China’s first authentic Italian fashion, culture, luxury and the spirit of Florence.
 
The Florentia Village is a Designer Outlets in Tianjin invested by RDM, the real estate leader Fingen Group. RDM has established itself as the undisputed leader in retail development through its five designer outlet centers – Serravalle Scrivia (Milan), Castel Romano (Rome), Barberino di Mugello (Florence), Noventa di Piave (Venice) and Marcianise (Naples).
 
The Florentia Village is located in Quqing District in Tianjin, conveniently between Beijing and Tianjin. A short 30 minute drive either from Beijing or Tianjin brings you to the romantic village. Or you may take C Train to Quqing either from Beijing or Tianjin.
 
When you enter the Florentia Village, you will see a canal with gondolas flowing past the reconstructed classic buildings on both sizes. In the heart of the Village is  the grand reproduction of a Roman Empire arena.  The canal and Roman Empire Arena divides the village into four shopping zones. A walk around the village is an exciting journey window shopping at the 200 some world-renowned brand names stores with genuine merchandise guaranteed at discount outlets prices. Brands: Burberry, Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Follie, Samsonite, Moncler, Missoni, Lancel and many more. You can also savour the authentic Italian food with many international gourmet choices from all over the world.
 
 
Plan your Tianjin Tour? Florentia Village is an ideal place for a side trip for your, your family and your friends.
 
Entering The Gate No.2 to Florentia Village 

Entering one of the entrance gates to Florentia Village

 
Piazza San Giovanni 

Piazza San Giovanni

 
A Street lined up with reconstructed classic buildings. 

A Street lined up with reconstructed classic buildings.

The Grand Canal with two promenades on the south and north. 

The Grand Canal with two promenades on the south and north

Piazza San Karlo

Piazza San Karlo

 
Fashions and Brands are set in these classical houses. 

Fashions and Brands are set in these classical houses

 
Florentia Village Hotline: 022-59698000
 
 

Dynasty Wine and Chateau Dynasty

Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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Plan your Tianjin tour? If you are a wine lover, don’t miss a side trip to Dynasty Chateau, 20km north of Tianjin downtown. China winemaking industry has been developing fast in the past thirty years. Of the numerous wineries in China, Dynasty Wine, Changyu  Wine, Great Wall Wine and Dragon Seal Wine are popularly known as the best four wines in China.

They are produced by respectively  Dynasty Wine Ltd, Changyu Pioneer Wine, China Great Wall Wine Co., Ltd and Beijing Dragon Seal Winery Co., Ltd.

Dynasty Winery was a Sinp-French joint venture with the French brandy producer, Remy-Martin.

Now Dynasty wines have been selected for the State Banquet use, and also used by about 231 China’s oversea embassies and Consulates in the world for years.

Dynasty wines and brandies are exported to over twenty countries and regions including U.S.A.,U.K, Germany, France, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Swiss, Denmark, Sweden, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macao, etc.

Today let’s have a glimpse of the Dynasty Wine Ltd which is located 20km north of downtown Tianjin.

The decorated archway entrance to the Dynasty Winery.

The decorated archway entrance to the Dynasty Winery

When you enter the decorated archway, on your right sise is a 3-storey Dynasty Restaurant with the traditional-style.
 
This is the exterior of the main builing in the Dynasty Winery. The first floor of the main building is designated to showcase the layout of Dynasty Winery and a wide range of wine products manufactured here.

A close look at the bottled  Dynasty wine.

A close look at the bottled Dynasty wine.

The 50,000 square meters underground cellar, the largest cellar in China, a huge storage room for wine in barrels.

Dynasty Winery has the largest cellar in China.

The Bottling Plant

The Bottling Plant

Packing Plant

Packing Plant

Dynasty Chateau is the largest chateau in China

Dynasty Chateau is the largest chateau in China

The underground of the Chateau is designed for World Wine Museum. The Inside of the Chateau was built in according to a church, high and holy.

The Inside of the Chateau was built in according to a church, high and holy.

The Dynasty Wine Ltd holine: 022-26995599

Any questions, just drop a line.

Tianjin Beitang Ancient Town

Saturday, August 25th, 2012
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Plan Tianjin tour? Tianjin is a concrete book on modern history of China. The city of Tianjin has over 400 European style buildings or villas, which are lagacies of the concessions formerly owned by Britain, France, America, Itlay, Japan, Russia and more between 1860 and 1945. So most of the old foreign villas in Tianjin have gone through over 50 years. Tianjin is a place where westerners feel as if they are back home.

Now with the completion of the Beitang Ancient Town (officially known as “Bestown”) in the north of Binhai New District of Tianjin, Tianjin has added an interesting sight that brings you back to an ancient town gradually formed from 1403 in the early Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644). Beitang Town was an important military defence border town in Ming and Qing dynasties. Beitang Town produced the Beitang seafood that mainly supplied for the imperial courts in Beijing.

The new Beitang Ancient Town reproduces the prime time when Beitang Town served as the acropolis of the ancient Beijing city. The ancient tow has an area of 500,000 square meters and a construction area of 300,000 square meters. You will see the ancient city, inclduing temples, gardens, ancient streets and cannons. Over 60 stores have their outlets in the newly constructed ancient town, including Tianjin time-honored shops, traditional Tianjin food, colorful performances and many more activities.

The new Beitang Ancient Town was open to the public on May 01, 2012. It is located by Beitang Avenue, Beitang Economic Development Zone, Binhai New Area, Tianjin. Free admission. You may take Bus 520 from Tanggu to Beitang. Contact phone number: 022 65669199.

The city moat and the city wall surrounding the Beitang Ancient Town.

The city moat and the city wall surrounding the Beitang Ancient Town.

The strees of Beitang Ancient Town

The strees of Beitang Ancient Town

The city moat of Beitang Ancient Town

The city moat of Beitang Ancient Town

The streets are teemed with street front restaurants, shops and more.

The streets are teemed with street front restaurants, shops and more.

Water, bridges in Beitang Ancient Town

Water, bridges in Beitang Ancient Town

The entrance to the Ganlan Academy inside the ancient town.

The entrance to the Ganlan Academy

Like a private garden in Zhejiang Province. Walking on the city wall of Beitang Ancient Town.

Walking on the city wall of Beitang Ancient Town

Have a quick look at the town.

Have a quick look at the town.

Any questions, just drop a line.