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Address: Shiwei Russia Nationality Township, Within Ergun, Eerguna 022250, China
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A little russian experience in China

I love the tranquil and wooden cottage feel of this town. People in Shiwei all have Russian blood, and some look like one too. We got to experience a lot of Russian influence in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I love the tranquil and wooden cottage feel of this town. People in Shiwei all have Russian blood, and some look like one too. We got to experience a lot of Russian influence in the town, and ate this bread-biscuit called Lie Ba. We also took a stroll along the Eerguna River and witnessed for ourselves the Russian village just... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

the town is the most famous one among three Russia Ethnic townships, it's very commercial, full of food stalls and hostels (some of them are in glamorous scale, compared to the rest part of this town). Horse-riding along the Eerguna river, the boarder of China and Russia, is a nice experience in good weathers.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

a little too touristy but good overall, very interesting mix of China and Russian that you won't see anywhere else, I went in the fall so town was cold and quiet, nice horse ride around the river, would love to go back in the summer time.

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Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

great food, the russian/chinese mix of shops and restaurants gives the town a special feel. There is a small souvenir shop near the bridge that has a surprisingly good variety of souvenirs at very reasonable prices. I love the town.

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