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Tianjin tour

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WAB grade 11 history tour of Tianjin. A focus on the concession area and Dagu fort.

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Tianjin tour

  1. 1. Grade 11 WAB students in Foreign Devils Tianjin (13 Feb 2012)Saturday, February 18, 2012
  2. 2. 9 Concessions in TianjinSaturday, February 18, 2012
  3. 3. The Tour began with Louie LiuSaturday, February 18, 2012
  4. 4. Catholic Cathedral Notre Dame des Victoires first built in 1869, rebuilt in 1898 under renovation after the first burning, and the second time in 1904. Site of Tianjin Massacre.Saturday, February 18, 2012
  5. 5. Matthew Stinson on Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0 Wanghailou Church, or Shengmu Desheng Tang (Notre Dame des Victoires), before renovation Jingzhonghe Street @ Shizilin Bridge.Saturday, February 18, 2012
  6. 6. Built in 1906, this is the only bridge in China with three bay rolling equipment Jintang Bridge which allows it to swing open for river traffic.Saturday, February 18, 2012
  7. 7. Jim Gourley CC BY-NC 2.0 Jintang Bridge pivoted open from July 2009Saturday, February 18, 2012
  8. 8. Typical architecture in the concessionSaturday, February 18, 2012
  9. 9. ProgressSaturday, February 18, 2012
  10. 10. The new Italian ConcessionSaturday, February 18, 2012
  11. 11. More Italian ConcessionSaturday, February 18, 2012
  12. 12. Roundabout in the Italian Concession @ Minzu Plaza of Winged VictorySaturday, February 18, 2012
  13. 13. Matthew Stinson on Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0Saturday, February 18, 2012
  14. 14. Christine Lo CC BY-NC 2.0 Architecture detailsSaturday, February 18, 2012
  15. 15. Simulations of the past: cobblestones and electric tramSaturday, February 18, 2012
  16. 16. Christine Lo CC BY-NC 2.0Saturday, February 18, 2012
  17. 17. Matthew Stinson on Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0 French Catholic Church built by French Jesuit Known today as Xikai Church missionaries from 1913-1916Saturday, February 18, 2012
  18. 18. both images by Christine Lo CC BY-NC 2.0 Entrance and main aisleSaturday, February 18, 2012
  19. 19. Local kioskSaturday, February 18, 2012
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  21. 21. Tianjin Train StationSaturday, February 18, 2012
  22. 22. Jiefang Bridge near the train stationSaturday, February 18, 2012
  23. 23. The frozen Hai He: ice fishing and a footpathSaturday, February 18, 2012
  24. 24. On the frozen Hai He in front of Jiefang BridgeSaturday, February 18, 2012
  25. 25. Jim Gourley CC BY-NC 2.0 International Bridge The former French Bridge or Old Dragon Jiefang (Liberation) Bridge, May Head Bridge, built in 1902 and rebuilt in 2009 1926.Saturday, February 18, 2012
  26. 26. More Tianjin sightsSaturday, February 18, 2012
  27. 27. Tomson Chen CC BY-NC 2.0 A well-preserved landmark from the Qing period on Jiefang Lu.Saturday, February 18, 2012
  28. 28. Christine Lo CC BY-NC 2.0 Former Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, Tianjin.Saturday, February 18, 2012
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  30. 30. More Concession ArchitectureSaturday, February 18, 2012
  31. 31. The Astor HotelSaturday, February 18, 2012
  32. 32. Since its grand opening in 1863, this classic, Victorian style hotel has hosted Dr Sun Yat Sen, President Herbert The refurbished Astor Hotel Hoover, Pu Yi, and many other dignitaries.Saturday, February 18, 2012
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  34. 34. both images by Christine Lo CC BY-NC 2.0 Glimpses of the old Astor: halls and elevatorSaturday, February 18, 2012
  35. 35. both images by Christine Lo CC BY-NC 2.0 Artifacts in the Astor MuseumSaturday, February 18, 2012
  36. 36. Annie Chen CC BY-NC 2.0 Christine Lo CC BY-NC 2.0 Hands-on ArtifactsSaturday, February 18, 2012
  37. 37. Stairwell in the AstorSaturday, February 18, 2012
  38. 38. A relaxing momentSaturday, February 18, 2012
  39. 39. Dagu FortSaturday, February 18, 2012

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