The main attraction of the Chinese Tianjin – an extraordinary porcelain house (瓷 房子, Ci Fangzi, Yuebao House, China Porcelain House), who took its present shape through the efforts of a local businessman Lianzhi Zhang (Zhang Lianzhi). All his life he was a collector of antique porcelain. They had accumulated a huge amount, and that is not good for nothing pylilos, he decided to decorate porcelain collected old mansion.
1. At the finish of the building took five years. For visitors porcelain house opened Sept. 2, 2007. The building itself was built 100 years ago and made in the French style. 50-year-old businessman bought the vacant building for its porcelain collection for 1 million yuan ($ 160 million). Previously, there was the Central Treasury of the Qing Dynasty, and since 1949 – the bank.
2. The house is decorated not only porcelain products, but also with white marble and natural crystals. For the decoration of the building was used 3000 antique porcelain vases from the period of the Tang Dynasty (618-907)., 4000, dishes and bowls, dozens of tons of fragments of porcelain, crystal and agate, 400 marble items with thread. All this came to Zhang Lianzhi of $ 65 million, with he himself was actively involved in the finishing work.
3. Today, porcelain house is open to visitors as a museum. Open daily from 9:00 to 18:00. Admission: 35 yuan ($ 6).