Harbin (Haerbin) Photo Gallery and Information Page

Tours Featuring Harbin:
Northeast China 15-Day Tour (CIT009): Harbin (Haerbin) – Changchun – Jilin – Shenyang – Dalian – Lüshun – Yantai – Qingdao (Tsingtao) – Laoshan (Lao Mountain) – Weifang – Ji’nan – Taishan (Mount Tai) – Qufu
Northeast China/Harbin Ice Sculptures 10-Day Discount Tour (CITBD1): Shenyang – Jilin – Changchun – Harbin (Haerbin) – Dalian

Map of China showing the location of Harbin (Haerbin)
Located on the Songhua River in far northeastern China, Harbin is a large provincial capital known for its ice sculptures and its history of trade with Russia.

BASIC FACTS:
Chinese Name: 哈尔滨 (traditional characters: 哈爾濱; pinyin: Hā’ěrbīn)
Population (2010): 5,282,083 (metro)
Province: Heilongjiang
Weather: warm and humid summers; dry, very cold winters

Harbin Photos

The photos below show some of the sights and attractions that you will see on our tours that include Harbin. Please refer to individual itineraries for specific information about the attractions featured on each tour.

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St. Sophia Cathedral, Harbin, China St. Sophia Cathedral, Harbin, China St. Sophia Cathedral, Harbin, China St. Sophia Cathedral, Harbin, China

The magnificent St. Sophia Cathedral, a Russian Orthodox Church
(photos by Ivan Walsh)

The interior of St. Sophia Cathedral, Harbin, China A chandelier in St. Sophia Cathedral, Harbin, China A chandelier in St. Sophia Cathedral, Harbin, China

The interior of St. Sophia Cathedral
(photos by Ivan Walsh)

Panoramic view of Ice and Snow World, Harbin, China
The fantastical panorama of Harbin’s Ice and Snow World
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
Chinese character snow sculptures at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A suggestive snow sculpture of a man and a woman at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China An ice temple at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Snow characters in various styles
(photo by Ivan Walsh)
Not every sculpture is rated “G”
(photo by Harry Alverson)
An ice temple
(photo by Harry Alverson)
Ice sculptures of government ministers at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China Closeup of an ice sculpture at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China Ice statues at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China Ice statues at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Frozen government
ministers

(photo by Harry Alverson)
Wither in the grip
of their icy gaze

(photo by Harry Alverson)
Ice people joining hands in frozen celebration
(photo by Harry Alverson)
The same ice people after nightfall
(photo by Harry Alverson)
A wide-angle shot of brilliantly lit ice towers at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A wide-angle shot of brilliantly lit ice towers at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Wander among the brilliantly lit towers…
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
…admiring the sculptures that enhance the scene’s stunning beauty
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
View of towers from an ice tunnel at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A magnificent ice castle illuminated by purple lights at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A magnificent ice castle illuminated by blue lights at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Ice tunnels
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
A giant fortress
(photo by “Mickey VDO“)
The fortress from another angle
(photo by Johan Bilien)
Ice pagodas at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A giant ice sculpture of a bottle of Harbin beer at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A Buddhist ice sculpture at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Ice pagodas
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
A tall cool one
(photo by Ryan McFarland)
Cool, calm, and enlightened
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
A view of numerous large ice sculptures at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China Glowing blossoms at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China An ice castle at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
The Laughing Buddha presides over
his colorful domain

(photo by Harry Alverson)
Brilliant blossoms
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
Storm the castle, then slide back down
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
Crowds enjoying massive ice sculptures at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A view up a long ice stairway at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China Crowds of people climb up sprawling ice stairways at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Crowds enjoying the icy fun
(photo by “Mickey VDO“)
Re-creations of ancient architecture (the bank
ad, however, doesn’t date to the Qin Dynasty)

(photo by Katie)
Vast, sprawling stairways to climb
(photo by Johan Bilien)
Glowing terracotta soldiers made of ice at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China Massive snow tigers at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A giant snow dragon at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Non-terracotta terracotta soldiers
(photo by Katie)
Snow tigers…
(photo by Katie)
…vs. snow dragons—who would win? (The sun.)
(photo by Harry Alverson)
An ice structure illuminated by multicolored lights at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China Futuristic towers or spaceships at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China A brilliantly lit ice temple at Ice and Snow World in Harbin, China
Multicolored lights
(photo by Katie)
Futuristic towers, or spaceships?
(photo by Harry Alverson)
Not the coziest place of worship
(photo by Erin O’Hara)
A closeup of rimed tree branches in Harbin, China A closeup of rimed pine needles in Harbin, China A giant ice slide in Harbin, China
Harbin is also famous for the rime on its trees
(photo by “Mickey VDO“)
Rimed pine needles
(photo by “Mickey VDO“)
Who needs a water park when you
can have an ice park?

(photo by Harry Alverson)
People playing on an ice rink in Harbin, China In Harbin, China, a snow-covered horse in harness turns its head in front of a large red Chinese character that says winter The Flood Control Monument in Harbin, China
Locals entertain themselves on the ice
(photo by Harry Alverson)
A snow-covered horse pauses before
the character for “winter”

(photo by “Mickey VDO“)
The Flood Control Monument, in honor of the
many victims of river floods

(photo by Prince Roy)
The gate at the entrance to the pedestrian street area of Zhongyang Street (Central Street) in Harbin, China A Russian building dating to 1922 in Harbin, China Russian dolls for sale in Harbin, China
The entrance gate to the Zhongyang Street (or
“Central Avenue”) pedestrian shopping district

(photo by “Hellomatt“)
Zhongyang Street, a veritable museum
of old Russian architecture

(photo by Prince Roy)
Russian products like these dolls
are still popular there

(photo by “Mickey VDO“)
Tours Featuring Harbin:
Open the information page for our Northeast China 15-Day Tour (CIT009)
Northeast China 15-Day Tour (CIT009)
Harbin (Haerbin) – Changchun – Jilin – Shenyang – Dalian – Lüshun – Yantai – Qingdao (Tsingtao) – Laoshan (Lao Mountain) – Weifang – Ji’nan – Taishan (Mount Tai) – Qufu
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Northeast China/Harbin Ice Sculptures 10-Day Discount Tour (CITBD1)
Shenyang – Jilin – Changchun –
Harbin (Haerbin) – Dalian

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