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Sun Island (Tai Yang Dao)

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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No.3 Jingbei Road, Pingfang District, Harbin 150018, China
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You can go to Sun Island via cable car (expensive), boat from Zhongyang Pedestrian Street (2 yuan per trip), or by road via taxi. Entrance to the island is free, but you will have to pay for activities (e.g. pedal boat). Sun Island is divided...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Eden C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the cable car ride across to the island. I would suggest paying for the cart to take you from place to place as this would be an all day excursion if you walked it. Nothing special here to see. In terms of things...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hermie88
Reviewed May 10, 2019

A lot of things to see. Would recommend to take the electric cart to cruise the island. You will enjoy the island a lot and easily spend the entire day to see a lot of different things.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Charles L
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

It is a park. Nothing to see during winter. Only an ice exhibition with ticket entrance. We choose not to go. We were told by the reception staff that summer is more suitable and more activities than winter season. Visited on Dec 2018.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hweeying
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Sun Island is the island across the river from Harbin and in the summer months is a nice park with walks and the perfect place to picnic...but in winter it is home to the Harbin ice and snow festival parks. The island is accessible by...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ropentastones
Reviewed March 7, 2019

The main attractions are snow sculptures, but the park is filled with other fun activities. I love the bicycle on ice the best.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BobBobGolden
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Sun island is a lovely place to walk around in the spring, summer and autumn, less so in the winter when the trees are without leaves. At the weekend it does get busy, I strongly advise to visit mid week. Ideal for a picnic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AjarnAndy
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Besides the cold weather, to see the sculptures it was amazing. You need 3 hours to do the ice sculptures alone. So plan you time well. We took the cable car over to the island, I suggest buying only a one way ticket. And physical...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hendrik L
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

The indoor ice sculptures are in a small building within the grounds of the snow sculptures on Sun Island (Tai Yang Dao). You enter through the same gate but you need a separate ticket. There was a person with a sign in Chinese who leads...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephanie Q
Reviewed February 16, 2019

My wife and I spent 2 hours at Sun Island on Feb 15 and enjoyed it, but almost too late in year due to warm & short winter in Harbin, many displays had little detail, and/or were toppling over. The big snow sculptures were still...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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July 28, 2018|
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Response from Maddylion | Reviewed this property |
I asked for them to put the meter on whilst I got a taxi, I think it was around 15¥! Always ask to put the meter on in taxis so they don’t try rip you off
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Response from ChanRoberts | Reviewed this property |
You probably will. The lights are visible at night.
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cherylgan
January 25, 2017|
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Response from martha m | Reviewed this property |
they are separate. Lantern festival at Zhaolin Park is near to the river in walking distance in the city. nice at day for a first impression, beautiful at night. sun island across the river on the big Island, visit... More
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