Lao DaoWai

Lao DaoWai, Harbin: Address, Lao DaoWai Reviews: 4/5

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Osmel
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off busy
Jan 2021
It is place look like China, less people around, there are some shops in both street, street is good to walk. 100 year buildings from Harbin business people.
Written January 11, 2021
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sweetiekin
Singapore, Singapore38 contributions
Beautiful Architecture
Dec 2019
Old town, now mainly for tourists and nearby wholesale market/Shops for Hotels and restaurants equipment and utensils. Some popular eateries. Old buildings are beautiful if you like old stuff.
Written December 29, 2019
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LLS0811
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia113 contributions
Old and new
Sep 2019
It was pretty quiet on the morning I was there. Perhaps this place comes alive in the evenings? I was not very impressed. There were several blocks of European-style residences, restaurants, snack shops and souvenir stalls.
Written September 30, 2019
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Funambulator
The Rocks, Australia1,755 contributions
Old Harbin - the grand and the dilapidated
Sep 2019 • Couples
If you looking for somewhere different to the tourist haven centre of Harbin, take a trip to the city’s east where you will find some of the oldest (Russian-era) buildings in Harbin. Lao DaoWai has retained some grand structures especially around St Sophia Square (a pleasant open plaza) which is also close to working class markets and a bit of a theatre area. Further east you will find the very less grand houses and apartments. Many of these such as the old faded Russian peaked buildings are in very poor condition, some of DaoWai residential blocks are little more than crumbling wrecks. A very pleasant and interesting walk can be had from Lao DaiWai on the riverfront, on the promenade back to Zhongyang Lu. You can take in the views across Songhua River to the large forested island and the high-rise city in the distance or observe the locals fishing, swimming, walking their dogs (French poodles the preferred canine in seems) or just generally chilling out.
Written September 2, 2019
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BobBobGolden
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia637 contributions
Walking in Europe
Feb 2019 • Couples
Interesting shops and restaurants, in a neighbourhood with Baroque style buildings. You feel like walking in Europe.
Written March 7, 2019
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Frank E
Amsterdam, The Netherlands370 contributions
upcomming old neighbourhood full of unique Baroque buildings.
Feb 2019 • Friends
This is a nice upcoming neighbourhood with restaurants, shops and restored buildings. We had a nice stroll here on a lazy monade afternoon. In the evening it comes more alive but in the afternoon you can shoot some nice photos here. A mix of old and new.
Written March 2, 2019
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gagardener03
25 contributions
Interesting
Jan 2019 • Solo
The area is under going renovations with some shops and restaurants. During Harbin Winter Festival they have an Ice restaurant that is open at night.
Written February 6, 2019
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MrWarrenM
Crown Point, IN2,970 contributions
Ice City
Jan 2019 • Friends
Outside the old road is the historical old district of Harbin’s Lao DaoWai. Walking through dozens of old alleys here, you can see Baroque architecture built in the early 20th century. After the comprehensive maintenance and transformation of the old road, it is known as the Chinese Baroque historical and cultural protection block. The buildings here are mixed with many Chinese elements. In addition, there are many old brands in this area, such as Zhang Baopu, Zhang Fei, and other restaurants.
Written January 10, 2019
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nydiachen928
Taipei, Taiwan43 contributions
fade timing
Jun 2018 • Couples
We took half day to walk into streets and lanes to find something special, like destroyed building or ready to pull down, and some were reconstructed, with fake aura.
Written November 16, 2018
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Terry G
29 contributions
Very old and interesting
Apr 2018 • Couples
If it is your first time in Harbin, you should visit Lao DaoWai, have a great place that does and sweet sugar food, (cannot remember the name), the area is full of history and one of my favourite places visit.
Written September 30, 2018
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