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Address: No.72 Chifeng Avenue, Heping District, Tianjin 300041, China
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The Porcelain House was one of my must see in Tianjin and I was not disappointed. It is not beautiful, I may say it is ugly, but breathtaking at the same time. Be aware that it is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2016
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a must to see if you visit Tianjin. Architect is very unique. Great art work. All is made from porcelain. Entrance fee is 50 RMB and it really worth it.

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Thank Elham G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting, but a bit of a tourist trap. Way too crowded. No explanations to anything. Piles of old furniture everywhere, not sure the purpose of it... Needs some maintenance, as it was unkept and dirty.

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Thank MiguelBatata
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

a nice attraction on the way from ferry wheel to the city center for capturing subway, house is made of vase and other porcelain material attractive specially in the evening

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Thank Abdul G
San Mateo
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I really don't get why some reviews are so negative about the Porcelain House. To me you travel to see things you would never see elsewhere--and the Porcelain House is that!! It is crowded but it is totally fascinating to see a huge house completely covered in porcelain. To my family it was really fun and so different--not another temple... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The Porcelain House was one of my must see in Tianjin and I was not disappointed. It is not beautiful, I may say it is ugly, but breathtaking at the same time. Be aware that it is a crowded place and as it is small it is sometimes quite uncomfortable. There are no information panels, so if you want to... More 

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Thank EvaF2Eva
Suzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This building was decorated to simulate Gaudi's style of architecture. It was worth a visit but get an English speaking guide to explain the process and features.

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Thank Catherine C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I had heard about the Porcelain House prior to travelling to Tianjin but I was totally amazed by the amount of porcelain that the owner used to build this unique structure.

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Thank 54Aussie
Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is a weird and surreal experience. This place is swarming with Chinese tourists and there is almost no explanation of the displays in either Chinese or English. It is over-priced and a tourist trap.

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Thank DJRix007
tyne and wear
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This was an unusual building,it was covered totally with broken Chinese China plates and jars. It is situated right in the middle of the busy town of Tianjin.it was very busy ,so was difficult to see inside the house for people .

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Thank xrayTyneAndWear
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123 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I cannot see the point of sticking so many broken pieces of porcelain on the wall of a house -- sooooooo ugly. It's not historical either.

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Thank rolinrolin

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