Tours & Tickets
Harbin is a scenic city that has gradually reached perfection over the years. In few other cities do people get as obsessed with being in a world of ice and snow. Every winter Harbin Ice and Snow World on the frozen Songhua River is full of happy banter. Here, it is as if people can forget the cold while still enjoying the frozen landscape. Here there are lively ice lantern shows and vivid and lifelike ice sculptures, as well as also mountain skiing and glacier skating that spread excitement all around. As soon as the sun goes down, walk down the central avenue surging with crowds and admire the elegant European architecture adorned with lamps and the magnificent Orthodox Church or try a Martell Popsicle to enjoy the enchanting cultural mix of East and West.
Harbin Ice and Snow World is a destination that cannot be missed! It offers a variety of ice sculptures, snow entertainment projects and theme performances. The attraction holds an annual ice and snow theme carnival, which is opened from Christmas to early March. Here, you can admire the beautiful ice sculptures and snow sculptures that light up at night immersing you in a fairyland. You can also enjoy a variety of snow-themed entertainment rides that gives you added thrill to the already stunning views you have there.
Zhongyang Street begins at the flood control memorial on the bank of Songhua River, then continues south to meet Jingwei Street. This pedestrian street is has ashlar paving down both sides, and his home to many European Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, lending it a romantic flavor. During the ice festival, there are interesting ice and snow sculptures to be seen everywhere along the street, just waiting for you to come and have your photo taken next to them. When you visit Zhongyang Street, you must taste its authentic Russian cuisine, and the celebrated Modern brand popsicles. Many classic European style buildings are clustered along this more than 100 year old commercial street. It is also crammed with all kinds of department stores. As night falls every evening, the whole street is lit up with a rich display of light and color. It is a place you must visit when you are in Harbin.
Although the Harbin Polar Museum is small and has only two floors, it has created various interesting scenes. Apart from seeing polar animals and marine fish such as polar bears, penguins, and squid, you can also enjoy the world’s unique beluga performance “Heart of the Sea” and see the two beluga celebrities “Mira” and “Nikola” with beautiful lady trainers creating a romantic and beautiful story.
Built in 1907, Saint Sophia Cathedral, with its notable onion-shaped dome, is a famous landmark in Harbin. Although this magnificent Byzantine-style building no longer serves as a church, it still attracts many visitors with its beautiful exotic architecture. Saint Sophia Cathedral is a fully-preserved Byzantine-style building in China. Although it was renamed Harbin Architecture Art Gallery in 1997, locals and tourists still prefer to call it "Sophia Cathedral."