2010 Harbin Winter Tour; 2011 Harbin Ice & Snow Festival
Harbin is China’s northernmost major city, with a population in excess of 10 million, and over 4 million in the city center.
Harbin today is still very much influenced by its Russian past. A city once under Russian rule, it is now a center of trade with that country.
Playing with ice and snow is the top amusement in this area, including ice sledge, ice sailing, skating, playing top on ice, and winter swimming.
3 Days Travel around Harbin
Arrival in Harbin City in the morning
Harbin Central Street
(The longest walkway in China, with a century-old history. A mixture of European and Chinese culture.)
Monument to Fight A Flood in 1957
(The symbol of Harbin as a heroic city)
The St. Sophia Church
(Also called Harbin Gallery of Building Art, the biggest Orthodox Church building in the Far East)
(Built in 1953 and called Jiangpan Park originally, the Stalin Park is located on the southern bank of the Songhua River.)
The Dragon Tower
(The No. 1 steel tower in Asia)
The Sun Island
(Summer resort with a reputation all over the world)
Siberian Tiger Park
(The biggest manchurian tiger safari park and also the biggest manchurian tiger artificial breeding base in the world)
(The first theme park of polar land scenes in China.)
Harbin National Forest Park
(The forest perch more than 130 kinds of wild animals, and the forest coverage rate is up to 92 percent.)
(Experiencing Russian folk commerce)
Leaving for home in the afternoon