Tianjin Ancient Culture Street with 600 years history, standing in the area of key section in upstream of the Haihe River, is located in Nankai district of Tianjin. Covering an area of 224,200 sq meters, it used to be one of earliest water transport docklands in Tianjin where is one of the busiest cities of commerce and trade in history. As a cultural precinct, Tianjin Ancient Culture Street is well known by the local and overseas tourists. The two attractions, Yuan Huang Ge and Tian Hou Temple are two historic cultural relics in the list of city level ones reversed.
Tianjin Ancient Cultural Street rebuilt in 1980"s is one of the great successes in the renovation and redevelopment. The whole block is still conserved the existing urban pattern and tissue of traditional Chinese layout. The lanes and houses in the Street are almost preserved in a good condition with Tianjin local feathers. In past time, whenever the day of 23th of March in lunar calendar was coming, a great ceremony would be held here, which it is said that it is the birthday of heaven Mother. On the ceremony, many Chinese traditional performances would be seen, such as Shiziwu （dancing play as a lion）, Huahanchuan （dancing with a ship 杔ike dressing）, Caigaoqiao （dancing standing on a high stick） and so on.
As the result of expanding Tian Hou Temple, renovating Yu Huang Ge building and renewing the Haihe Lou, this street with fine landscape and distinctive architectural style has been a flourish, cultural and tourist area. The new planning and design for the Street had paid more attention to the waterfront and connecting with surrounding around, especially the Old City in the west.