Harbin Travel Reviews

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Jan 8, 2013 00:36

“If it is not the end of the world, I will salute the absent dawn in a hopeful manner.
If tomorrow still comes, I will come to seek the Ice and Snow Fairy-Tale World.
It is the end, it is the beginning.”

My itinerary:
December 23, 2012 Songhua River – Central Avenue ... Details

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Feb 1, 2012 03:37

My wife and kid told me that they didn’t want to spend the 2012 Chinese Spring Festival at home. Thus, we decided to travel in Harbin during the Spring Festival.

Day 1 we flew from Chongqing to Harbin and then went to the Snow Town. We spent one night at Dong Bei Ren Jia.

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Dec 29, 2011 01:42

We have had a fantastic trip to Harbin at this time of year. We arrived on 26th December and stayed in the Holiday Inn City Centre, which is perfectly placed for everything you want to do. It is at the top of the main street and the staff were very helpful. The concierge arranged a free shuttle bus ... Details

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Feb 12, 2011 22:36

My wife and I recently toured the Ice Palace and snow sculptures at Harbin. These are my impressions: Generally worth the expense and some discomfort. Transportation inside the snow sculpture area was good, used open tour cars, cost minimal. We took the cars going in to the park, walked back out ... Details

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Mr. M
Jan 31, 2011 06:47

I have just attended the ice festival in Haerbin. My advice would be to go in the evening, unless you want to photograph the ice exhibits in natural daylight. For example, if you go into the ice sculture and competition pavilion in Zhaolin Park before 4.30pm as we did. there is no internal lighting ... Details

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Dec 17, 2010 03:16

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival is very famous and more and more tourists go for it, especially those from southern places. Then, where can a tourist experience the all facets of the festival. I recommend four sites this time. 1. Harbin Zhaolin Park. Many visitors come to Harbin for the ice sculptures. ... Details

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Mar 10, 2010 21:42

My family visited the Ice and Snow Festival main displays on February 15th, 2010. At the gate, one of the ticket takers yelled at my wife and then took a stick to measure the height of my 6 year old son. The guy said my son was "too tall" for the reduced ticket price (already paid at the ... Details

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Feb 7, 2010 22:08

I teach in a university in Nanjing. During this winter vacation, a friend who lives in Harbin invited me to go there to watch snow scene. As a southerner, I was curious about snow. So I booked the air ticket and made good reparation to the trip of this cold city. Preparations My friend told ... Details

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Nov 20, 2006 05:11

A mere 5 civilised train hours from Jilin City is the most famous cold city in China: Harbin. Travellers tales abound about how cold this place really gets and I was more than a little apprehensive, even after braving the permanence of the sub-zero temperatures of its fellow northeast Provinces of Liaoning ... Details

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Feb 4, 2006 22:02

I got an email from a Canadian guy who's coming to teach English in Harbin asking about Harbin life. Following is what I wrote in reply, I hope you guys find it helpful.

I've lived in Harbin almost all my life except for 1 year and half in Beijing. I like Harbin a lot, and when I was in Beijing ... Details

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