Today we went to the China House in Tianjin. I wasn't sure what to expect when visiting here. I hadn't researched it but we found it in our tour guide and we decided to go and make a trip to visit it. The only pictured that was displayed in the guide was of one porcelain vase the read China House above it. In the crazy can ride over there, like all cab rides are, we were sure how long it would take us to get there. I noticed in the cab that we were close to the Golden Street shopping area that we had visit earlier that week with Lisa and Amy. When we pulled up to the China House I was amazed! It was huge and the whole house was made out of china porcelain. The percelian collector, Zhang Lianzhi, was the owner and designer of the China House. The house consists of over 700 million porcelain pieces that are from the Tang and Qing Dynasties. Overall, the house consists of 13,000 porcelain vases, 300 stone lions, and 300 marble sculptures. The house is 4 stories high and is fascinating inside and out! Inside the house is furnished with beautiful old furniture and you can go out on three different terraces. I am so glad that we got to see this amazing museum of Zhang Lianzhi's large collection of Chinese artifacts.
China House, Tianjin
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