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Take an early morning stroll down Center Street, the main artery of Harbin’s old city. Enjoy the beautiful early twentieth century Russian architecture, a rare sight in modernizing China.
Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival
If visiting in January or February, visit the Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival, held in various locations around Harbin. Massive structures, including replicas of the Roman Coliseum and the Forbidden City, are finely crafted out of snow and ice, entire blocks of which are cut from the nearby Songhua River, creating a frosty wonderland of epic proportions.
Siberian Tiger Reserve
Drive to the nearby Siberian Tiger Reserve, where you can see hundreds of tigers and witness a feeding.
St. Sophia Cathedral
See the St. Sophia Cathedral, a Russian Orthodox Christian church built in 1923 that houses an architecture museum of the city of Harbin.
Yabuli Ski Resort
Spend the day hitting the slopes at Yabuli Ski Resort, China’s largest ski resort and host of the 1996 Winter Asian Games.
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Shangri La Harbin
Situated on the bank of the Songhua River in the center of Harbin, the Shangri La is the city's finest hotel and the perfect base for exploring this historic city or visiting the annual Ice Festival. The hotel has 404 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, all with high speed Internet access, satellite television, electronic safes, mini-bars, and impressive views of either the city or the river. Its in-house restaurants include Coffee Garden, which serves an international buffet/a la carte menu all day, while the upscale Shang Palace serves fine Chinese cuisine. Amenities include a pool, spa, gym and tennis court. The Shangri-La Harbin lies 45 minutes from Harbin Airport.
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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