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Address: Shiwei Russia Nationality Township, Within Ergun, Eerguna 022250, China
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Russia just across the river

Went to Shiwei during early June. It wasn't crowded yet but I saw a lot of new hotels/guesthouse/Inn were built to accommodate the travelling peak period in July. So sadly this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Kan F
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English first
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went to Shiwei during early June. It wasn't crowded yet but I saw a lot of new hotels/guesthouse/Inn were built to accommodate the travelling peak period in July. So sadly this town has became a tourist town. Nevertheless, the town was still very beautiful. Lots of Russian style wooden houses. Me and my friend stayed at "Guo Li zhi jia"... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 attraction reviews
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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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5 reviews
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.

Thank Shan L
Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
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.

Thank NEV T

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