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This 3.5-hour morning tour will provide a panoramic introduction to the past 100 years of history that occupies a central place in modern Chinese memory. See Tianjin as seen by Sun Yat-sen, Eric Liddell, Herbert Hoover and many others. Meet the foreign businessmen, Chinese officials, diplomats and soldiers who shaped Tianjin and China and made it home. The tour will be led by Douglas Red, a member of the AmCham China, Tianjin Chapter Executive Committee. With over three decades in China and Asia, Red is an enthusiastic Tianjin resident who formerly worked in the banking industry and has a degree in Asian Studies.
Afterwards, enjoy lunch at Qing Wang Fu, a historical mansion being constructed in 1922 as a private residence for the last Head Eunuch of the Forbidden City and was the most prominent building owned by a Chinese in the old English Concession. Qing Wang Fu has incorporated a unique Exhibition Museum to showcase the archives and history of the Prince Qing’s Residence, as well as those of its owners. Please visit their website (http://www.qingwangfu.com/en) to view more details.
Notice: Please wear comfortable clothes, walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Only 30 seats available, so please RSVP as soon as possible. Registration deadline is noon, Thursday, April 19.
10:00 – 10:30 AM – Meet at the west end of the liberation bridge
10:30 - 12:00 PM – Tour of the liberation bridge and bank street, Xiao Bai Lou Area
12:00 - 1:00 PM – Lunch at Qing Wang Fu
1:00 - 2:00 PM - Tour of Qing Wang Fu
2:00 - 3:30 PM – Tour of Wu Da Dao Area
Meeting point: West end of the Liberation Bridge (opposite to Tianjin Railway Station), JieFang Bei Road, Heping District, Tianjin 天津市和平区解放北路解放桥桥头（海河西侧，天津火车站对面）
Cardholding members pay in advance: RMB200
Cardholding members pay at the door: RMB240
Non-cardholding employees of member companies: RMB240
Appetizer: Minestrone Soup Or Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Main Course:Basil Gnocchi with Tomato and Bacon Or Penne Carbonara
Dessert: Carrot Cake Followed by coffee and tea
Price – RMB 120 per person inclusive of 15% service charges