ISMC Conference 2024
Excursion Itinerary (May 10, 2024 night & full day of May 11, 2024)
天津市内游览日程安排(2024 年 5 月 10 日晚和 2024 年 5 月 11 日全天)
May 10, 2024
Date & Time 1

After the ISMC conference and having dinner at May 10, 2024 (Friday)

Meeting Point

Lobby of Pan-Pacific Hotel

May 10, 2024

Assemble at 19:50 at the Hotel Lobby and walk to Dabeiyuan Wharf.

From 20:30 to 21:30, take the "Haihe River Cruise" to tour the historic site where Yu the Great successfully controlled the waters, the ancient Yellow River’s estuary, and the Mother River – Haihe, known as "Yu's Contribution to the Yellow River." Learn about the legends written by several leading figures in modern Chinese history in Tianjin. Get an up-close view of the Ferris wheel and admire the famous bridges over the Haihe River.

Afterward, walk back to the Pan Pacific Hotel.

May 11, 2024
Date & Time 2

May 11, 2024 (Saturday)

Meeting Point

Lobby of Pan-Pacific Hotel

May 11, 2024

Depart from the Hotel at 8:30 AM and take a unified transport to the Italian Style Street for a tour.

From 8:40 to 9:40, visit the national 5A tourist attraction known as "Ancient Cultural Street," renowned as the "Historic Site of Tianjin". Enjoy a display of folk arts and crafts such as Clay Figure Zhang, Kite Wei, and Yangliuqing New Year paintings. Visit the Yangliuqing New Year Painting Gallery, a national intangible cultural heritage, to learn about the folk origins, production process, heritage development, and cultural stories of Yangliuqing New Year paintings. Experience firsthand the creation of thread-bound New Year paintings and the woodblock water printing process.

From 10:00 to 11:00, stroll through the only well-preserved Italian-style architectural complex in Asia outside Italy, known as the "Little Rome" — the Haihe Italian Style District — to soak in Tianjin’s century-old cultural history.

Have lunch from 11:30 to 12:30.

From 1:00 to 2:00 PM, ride the world’s largest ferris wheel on a bridge, with a diameter of 140 meters, known as the "Tianjin Eye", which offers a saying, "As the gate of heaven stays open, a rainbow appears."

From 2:30 to 3:30 PM, take a horse carriage tour through the area known as the "World Architecture Exposition" - the Five Avenues - which represents a collection of architectural gems from a specific historical period, showcasing a variety of Western architectural styles.

From 4:00 to 5:00 PM, visit China’s first modern university, Peiyang University, now known as Tianjin University, and hear stories about the leading figures of the era.

After the tour, return to the hotel.

Price: 500 RMB

Will be collected at the Lobby of Pan-Pacific Hotel during Conference Registration at May 7, 2024 (Tuesday)

The price covers an English-speaking tour guide on May 10 and 11, full-day bus rental on May 11, lunch on May 11 (80 RMB), ticket for the Haihe River Cruise (100 RMB), ticket for the Eye of Tianjin (100 RMB), a horse-drawn carriage ride on Wudadao (80 RMB), and a session for making woodblock New Year paintings (40 RMB).

2024 年 5 月 10 日
时间地点 1

2024 年 5 月 10 日(周五)ISMC 2024 会议结束及用餐后,19:50 集合



2024 年 5 月 10 日

19:50 集合,步行前往大悲院码头

20:30-21:30 乘坐【海河游船】游览当年大禹治水成功之地、古黄河出海口、有着"禹贡黄河"之称的母亲河——海河,了解中国近代多位领军人物在天津书写的传奇。可近距离观看摩天轮,欣赏海河座座名桥


2024 年 5 月 11 日
时间地点 2

2024 年 5 月 11 日(周六)



2024 年 5 月 11 日

8:30 酒店出发统一乘车前往意大利风情街游览

8:40-9:40 游览国家5A级旅游景区,享有"津门故里"之称的【古文化街】,欣赏民间手工艺术绝活---泥人张、风筝魏、杨柳青年画等。参观民年美术奇葩,国家非物质文化遗产【杨柳青年画馆】,了解杨柳青年画的民俗起源,制作流程,传承发展和人文故事,亲手制作线排年画,体验木板水印年画的制作过程

10:00-11:00 漫步租借内感受天津百年历史文化参观目前意大利本土之外、亚洲唯一、保存良好的意大利风貌建筑群落,有着"小罗马"之称的——【海河意式风情区】

11:30-12:30 用中餐

13:00-14:00 乘坐毗邻大悲院、天津的地标建筑、直径140米、世界最大的桥上摩天轮,"天门常开,彩虹初现"【天津之眼】

14:30-15:30 乘坐马车游览素有"万国建筑博览会"之称的租界洋楼("了解任何一个城市,首先要了解它的建筑"),是特定历史时期的产物,是世界建筑界的瑰宝,汇聚着西方各国异国风情的建筑——【五大道】

16:00-17:00 参观中国第一所大学北洋大学,现在的天津大学。聆听一代领军人物的故事世纪


费用: 500 元人民币

会议现场注册当天在泛太平洋酒店大厅收取(2024 年 5 月 7 日)

费用包括 10 日晚英文导游、10 日海河游船费用(100 元)、11 日全天英文导游、11 日全天大巴车费用、11 日午餐费用(80 元)、天津之眼门票费用(100 元)、五大道乘坐马车费用(80 元)、杨柳青年画制作(40 元)等

The following is a detailed introduction to the sights for this excursion:
The Haihe River Cruise 海河游船
boat boat

The Haihe River Cruise is a popular tourist attraction in Tianjin, China. It offers a scenic boat ride along the Haihe River, allowing visitors to enjoy picturesque views of the city and its landmarks. During the cruise, passengers can admire the city's skyline, historic bridges, and various architectural marvels that line the riverbanks. The cruise typically provides both daytime and nighttime options, each offering a unique perspective on the city's beauty. The Haihe River Cruise is a relaxing and informative way to explore Tianjin's rich history and modern development.


The Tianjin Eye 天津之眼
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The Tianjin Eye is a remarkable Ferris wheel located in Tianjin, China, offering a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings. This colossal wheel stands at a height of approximately 120 meters (394 feet) and is perched atop the Yongle Bridge over the Haihe River, creating a picturesque setting.
A ride on the Tianjin Eye provides breathtaking vistas of the Haihe River, the city's modern skyline, historic landmarks, and the charming waterfront. The rotation takes approximately 30 minutes, allowing visitors to savor the changing scenery from various angles. Whether you're admiring the bustling cityscape during the day or enjoying the illuminated city lights in the evening, the Tianjin Eye offers a unique opportunity to experience Tianjin's rich history and vibrant modern life (Photos were taken by Ruilai Nie, SESS undergraduate student).


Tianjin Italian Style Town 天津意大利风情区
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Tianjin Italian Style Town, also known as "Little Italy in Tianjin," is a charming historical district in Tianjin, China. This area was once home to the Italian Concession, which was established in 1901 and lasted until 1947. This area boasts over a hundred well-preserved Western-style buildings, making it one of the most complete historical districts outside Italy. Its streets are adorned with arches, colonnades, charming pavilions, robust walls, narrow windows, ornate door frame decorations, and tall towers, all reflecting the architectural style of medieval Mediterranean buildings.
Centered around Marco Polo Square, this district covers a range of architectural styles, including Gothic, Roman, and Baroque, holding significant historical, cultural, and artistic value. The buildings surrounding the square create an elegant and stylish architectural ensemble. At the intersection of Democracy Road and Liberty Avenue, you'll find a statue of Dante Alighieri, the renowned Italian poet and a key figure in the development of modern Italian language during the European Renaissance. This white marble statue, typical of the Renaissance period, adds a rich cultural ambiance to the Italian Style Area.


Tianjin Five Great Avenues Scenic Area 天津五大道风景区
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The Five Great Avenues Cultural and Tourist Area, located in Tianjin, is a nationally recognized AAAA-level tourist destination. This area boasts over 400 well-preserved architectural gems constructed during the 1920s and 1930s, including more than 200 residences once inhabited by prominent figures of the modern era. It is often referred to as the distinctive "Museum of a Thousand Architectural Styles." Within the Five Great Avenues Cultural and Tourist Area, you'll find a diverse collection of 2,185 buildings, 423 of which hold historical significance, and 347 are designated as cultural heritage sites.
The buildings within the famous Five Great Avenues exhibit a wide range of architectural styles, including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Byzantine, as well as the South European style of the Middle Ages and the eclecticism of the 19th century. This area houses more than 230 structures representing various countries' architectural traditions, such as England, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain, earning it the title of the "World Architecture Expo." The Five Great Avenues region features over 2,000 small Western-style houses, each showcasing the architecture of different nations, making it one of the most complete collections of Western-style buildings in Tianjin and even throughout China. It has long been renowned as the "Exhibition Hall of a Thousand Architectural Styles."

五大道文化旅游区位于天津市,是国家AAAA级旅游景区。五大道文化旅游区拥有上世纪二三十年代建成的风貌建筑400余栋,其中近现代名人故居200多处,被誉为独具特色的"万国建筑博物馆"。五大道文化旅游区有各类建筑2185栋,历史风貌建筑423所,文物保护单位347处。 著名的五大道内的建筑既有哥特式、巴洛克式、罗曼式、拜占庭式,又包括中世纪的南欧风格、19世纪的折中主义风格,汇集了英、法、意、德、西班牙等国的建筑多达230多幢,被称做"世界建筑博览会"。五大道地区拥有具有不同国家建筑风格的小洋楼2000多所,是天津乃至全国保留得最为完整的洋楼建筑群,历来享有"万国建筑博览馆"之称。