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Address: Sophia Square, South Bank of the Songhua River, Daoli District, Harbin 150000, China
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Place to relax and play

I visited that place during the evening after dawn. It was full with people who were relaxing, playing with the toys they sell there and artists who paint your face for 100RMB... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Buxster
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Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited that place during the evening after dawn. It was full with people who were relaxing, playing with the toys they sell there and artists who paint your face for 100RMB (looked very skilled). We stayed 20min, watching the crowed and then moved on.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you care coming at this point, you will have access to three landmarks, one is this one, the other is St. Sophia's Cathedral church and the third one is Russian street. Besides there shopping center where you can enjoy shopping, eating and sightseeing

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Thank Abdul G
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main attraction is the cathedral, but the entire square is big, beautiful, clean, with fountains and plants.

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Thank Mvorvoreanu
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my family after sunset , we enjoyed the site which is among the best places we visited in Harbin city , there people are really nice helpful and we never feel warm like that anywhere

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Thank mahmoud s
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Good to go for evening stroll downtown and with this beautiful old antique church. You can not go inside to take a look. There are very many Artist doing self-portrait of customers in the church square.

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Thank Kevin J
Chandigarh, India
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Sophia Square is in the centre of the teeming downtown Surrounded by new stores, this features the old Church and a very lively area around it A touristy spot next to huge department stores

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Thank MSDhillon
Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

In Jan Harbin is very cold indeed and visiting this square is not an exception. The cathedral looked great and the square was packed despite the ice cold. When visiting you can can also visit the local art and craft shop in the square. It is great place also to walk around the square.

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Thank Hig11
Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The square around Sant Sophia Cathedral is a mix of old and new. It is partly surrounded by a shipping area, an ancient Russia Cathedral and a play area for children. People from all walks of life, and all parts of the world are here for different reasons, and it's truly a worldly experience.

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Thank Charlynn M
Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

An impressive Russian church in Heilongjiang. But really just a building, nothing more. Can just stay there for10 min or so

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Thank jenncherngshia
Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The square and the Church are spectacular, especially for a person who had never seen Russian style architecture in person, but the inside was nothing special. There is what seems a comprehensive display of photos of Harbin's history, but there wasn't anything in English and without knowing exactly what I was looking at, it wasn't as meaningful as it could... More 

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