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Address: No.3 Taiyang Avenue, Songbei District, Harbin 150028, China
Phone Number: 0451-88190909
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Nice for China

If you don't like crowds pushing their way for the best view at others expense, stay away. If you can tolerate that, it's one of the nicer things to do in Harbin other than of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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187 reviews 187 reviews
145 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you don't like crowds pushing their way for the best view at others expense, stay away. If you can tolerate that, it's one of the nicer things to do in Harbin other than of course the ice festival. The shows are the main attraction as it is nicely done. Go early, get a good spot and hold your ground... More 

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9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Overall, so so. Nothing fantastic to rave about, except for the whale performance. The place is a little less well maintain but I must give the thumbs up for the whale performance.

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Herndon, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This doesn't stack up to western aquariums, but the beluga whale show (about ten minutes) was not something I had seen before. Nor had I seen a trained walrus perform for a crowd -- was impressed with both the whales and walrus. The sea lion also performed well. Also saw polar bears, article fox, and article wolf in tanks, as... More 

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Shanghai, China
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was recommended to us and was nice but it was so crowded. The shows are in Mandarin so if you don't speak the language, don't bother...unless you love seals.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The main attraction of the Polar Land is the Beluga Show. It is beautifully choreographed on the song ' My heart will go on' and the two Belugas dance around like child's play.

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United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

All that's been said about animal abuse and tiny cages and so forth, obviously. The place is very crowded, extremely loud with bad music and endless announcements, full of screaming kids and adults. No place to sit down but a few cold drafty plastic picnic tables at a snack bar that has bad food steam and grease smells. Everything (like... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It is funny to go, it is in front of the Snow festival, it is not so expensive and have some amusing shows, like the one of the belugas. Interesting for the children

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

It's a cross between a zoo and an aquarium; and that makes it unique in its own way. As it's already well-described by many, I shall offer some tips if you love to see/photograph artic animals like polar bears, snow wolves, snow foxes....and the lovely and ever-active belugas - watch out for them at their own exhibit area as well... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Polarland for adults is boring unless you are into sea lion and beluga performances. The marine themed park houses a small number of animals, such as snow foxes, penguins, fish, jelly fish, etc. The 2 shows mentioned above were jammed packed. The staff basically allowed everyone through the door until the arena was crammed full. They didn't seem to have... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The animals are in really small indoor enclosures--compared to real zoological parks this is not somewhere to go if you are an animal friend. The beluga show is nice but the seal show is designed for local audiences and isn't much at all.

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