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Songhua River Bridge

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Address: Sidalin Street, Daoli District, Harbin 150010, China
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Beautiful frozen river

The river was covered with thick snow and sheets of white was seen everywhere, trees draped in snow. We saw the river at the other end of the bridge (highway) so it definitely... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 March 2015
Beijing, China
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place attracts a lot of visitors but it is not the most beautiful place in harbin. The river is frozen and it's grey. Locals turns the place in a tourist trap. You can also ride a horse and do ice skating on the river. People will chase you to try to sell you something. Like we were looking at... More 

Thank Lisa N
Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

One of the secrets of low cost travelling in Harbin is to take the local buses. It only costs 1 Yuan for as far as the bus takes you. Just jump on any bus and cross the road to take the same bus back to where you started. Anyway, we did that and got off the bus at the junction... More 

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Wuhan, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Songhua river bridge is the main bridge of the city on the Songhua river. You can find more attractions on the river in the winter vacation e.g. ice skating, skiing with children, games, but all of them are paid.

Thank DrSake
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Worth going on to get a view of the river banks. Gemma enjoyed it but though 'it's just a cable car innit'. I agreed. On the several minute journey we came up with a survival plan should the cable car stop. Tom thought he could climb down the support pylon, but I thought this claim was wildly optimistic. He had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Dear All, you must visit to the frozen Songhua River in Harbin. You can find it at the end of the Zhongyang street Harbin. We went there early morning and there were a lot of fun activities on the frozen river like chair skiing, cycling, jeep and car riding, tube sliding etc etc. There were a lot of activities for... More 

Thank Bushrakhalid
Lost in Retirement, Heaven
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

This is the bridge that takes you across the river to Sun Island where the ice and snow sculptures are.

Thank John4me
Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

but all I can say is that is was big and long. The Stalin Plaza and the bridge and the Songhua River are on every tour of Harbin we saw offered. We were there in June, but none of the restaurants were open. Maybe we missed something, but we could not understand the "hype" about this bridge.

Thank Travelingmaven
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

Harbin is in the far north of china not far from the Russian border and the Russian influence is all around the city. We were ther in January 2014 for the Ice Festival and the Songhua River was frozen. We spent a few days walking across the river near the bridge and enjoyed a sleigh ride as well.

Thank Gen I
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

Sure it's just a bridge that connects the mainland with the Sun Island. There's more to it. The river got frozen in the winter then melts in March. I visited there in the summer in Aug 2011 and recently during the May Labour Day holiday. It looks find but a lot better to simply enjoy the scenery of the Songhua... More 

Thank Liusi0820
Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

The river was covered with thick snow and sheets of white was seen everywhere, trees draped in snow. We saw the river at the other end of the bridge (highway) so it definitely look "untouched". Sadly, the fog prevented us from taking any nice pics.

Thank CelLee

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