Songhua River Bridge
Songhua River Bridge
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LG_Kay
Singapore, Singapore7,519 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
The railway bridge was originally built by Russians in the 1900s. It is the oldest railway bridge on the Songhua River, Harbin and the first cross-river bridge in the city. It is now open to tourists to walk along the track. From the bridge, I had a great view of frozen Songhua River. There were many visitors strolling down along the frozen river. Though the bridge is not spectacular, its historical significance is worth a visit, if you are already nearby.
Written January 1, 2020
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RopentaStones
St Helens, UK2,049 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
On the face of it this bridge is just a bridge, but this was the first ever rail bridge built across the Songhua river. Built by the Russians in 1900 it is a feat of engineering and only stopped being in use for trains about five years ago, when the new rail bridge was opened. So from a historical point of view this is a very important bridge in Northern China.
Dozens of coaches park up outside the bridge and hundreds of tourists get out and walk on the bridge (placing love locks on it). There are some street food vendors here and there is a train parked just across the road from the bridge.
If you care nothing about history or culture like some of the reviews on here, then you will find nothing much of interest here...but if you do then this is an important piece of history.
Written March 21, 2019
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Funambulator
The Rocks, Australia1,939 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019 • Couples
The pedestrian-only bridge (although there is also a separate bicycle lane) is not far from both Harbin Central Railway Station and the city epicentre, ie, Zhongyang Street. The bridge is an ideal spot for a stroll on a Harbin spring or summer night. Like most Chinese bridges it lights up at night gaily and vividly, the time most people choose to visit it. At the other end you’ll find the usual set-up of souvenir sellers. The bridge is of the cable truss type, originally built by the Russians around the end of the 19th century.
Written October 9, 2019
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nenycute
436 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Solo
The water is frozen during winter.You dont need bridge to cross the river.Just walk on frozen river,It's super freezing but it just amazing feeling.They sell crampons for your shoes to make it easier to walk on ice. You can also play skating,sledding on it.It's also the way to the sun island if you cross it.
Written March 21, 2017
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Daniel A
Beijing, China35,141 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Couples
This is not a must do during winter time. It is just too cold. It looks better in the summer time. The reviews are talking about the actual river which is frozen during winter time. There are activities to do such as get a ride across but the better option is to walk and slide. Please be careful as it is very slippery. The place is pet friendly but too cold for your pets as well. It’s cool for 5 minutes and then it’s just a pain.
Written January 30, 2017
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ongaiai
Hong Kong, China113 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Couples
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 of the Snow Sculpture Wonderland and started walking towards the Shangri-La Hotel direction. The walk across the bridge only takes 15-20 minutes. The landscape of frozen river and the skyline of the city and the high speed train crossing on the bridge in the distance was truly rewarding. The walk also removed the biting cold of -25 degree celcius.
Written March 3, 2016
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Gen I
London, UK223 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2015 • Couples
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.
Written May 29, 2015
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Mei L
Singapore, Singapore504 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2014 • Couples
We went, looking forward to a scenic walk over a pretty, frozen river, only to be sorely disappointed. The iced-over river was gray and covered in slush. We also saw ashes and other remnants of fires that the locals must have started to stay warm on the ice. Local Harbiners have turned the river into a tourist trap, with chairs that you can rent to slide over the ice, snowmobiles that contribute to the noise pollution and awful scratch marks on an otherwise scenic frozen river and other horrors. It was a less than pleasant experience to say the least.
Written March 4, 2014
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Andrew_Alin
Greater Adelaide, Australia1,628 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Okay, it's a pretty long bridge, for what really amounts to a provincial chinese city ... but nothing to see really, and too much traffic to walk the length. Also too foggy to get any good pictures along the river.
Written February 10, 2014
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hweeying
Johor Bahru, Malaysia4,466 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Family
Within walking distance from our hostel. We only spend around 30 min, can't stand the strong wind during winter period. We felt glad to enjoy the view of Songhuang river from the bridge.
Visited on Dec 2018.
Written April 14, 2019
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