GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Harbin is the capital of Heilongjiang, China’s northernmost province. The city grew in the late 19th century with the influx of Russian engineers constructing the eastern leg of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. The city's Russian architecture includes its green-domed Saint Sophia Cathedral.

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Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - city center - 1626 COVER

CITY CENTER

Areas of the city such as Harbin's old quarter are made up of buildings that have been left untouched since the Russians left. Most of them are built in baroque or byzantine style with spires and cupolas and interesting shades of yellow, white, green, or red.

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Ice and Snow show - 4191 COVER

ICE AND SNOW SHOW

The Ice and Snow World is the Harbin International Ice and snow festival, which started at the end of 1999 in the banks of the Songhua River. It is held annually.

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Saint Sophia - 9618 COVER

SAINT SOPHIA

The Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God or Saint Sophia Cathedral in Harbin is a former Russian Orthodox church.

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Siberian Tiger Park - 5652 COVER

SIBERIAN TIGER PARK

The Siberian Tiger Park is located on the north bank of the Songhua River, in the northwest of Harbin, and occupies an area of 1,440,000 square meters (355.8 acres). It is the largest natural park for wild Siberian tigers in the world.

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - St. Alekseyev Church - 2928 COVER

ST. ALEKSEYEV CHURCH

St. Alekseyev Church is located in the interchange of Gogol Street and Gexin Street in the Nangang District of Harbin, and was built during the Russo-Japanese War. The church was designed by the Russian architect Smirnov Rostov, and completed on October 6, 1935. It is affiliated with the Catholic Patriotic Association of Harbin.

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Zhongyang Dajie Rd - 5930 COVER

ZHONGYANG DAJIE STREET

Zhongyang Dajie, known as the 'Eastern Moscow' Central Street', is a pedestrian only street that could serve as a perfect remnant of the bustling international business activities at the turn of the 20th century. The 1.4-km long street is a veritable museum of European architectural styles, including Baroque and Byzantine facades, Jewish architectural styles.

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Zoo cafe - 7108 COVER

ZOO CAFE

Zoo Cafe

CITY CENTER

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - city center - 1626 COVER

Areas of the city such as Harbin's old quarter are made up of buildings that have been left untouched since the Russians left. Most of them are built in baroque or byzantine style with spires and cupolas and interesting shades of yellow, white, green, or red.

ICE AND SNOW SHOW

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Ice and Snow show - 4191 COVER

The Ice and Snow World is the Harbin International Ice and snow festival, which started at the end of 1999 in the banks of the Songhua River. It is held annually.

SAINT SOPHIA

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Saint Sophia - 9618 COVER

The Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God or Saint Sophia Cathedral in Harbin is a former Russian Orthodox church.

SIBERIAN TIGER PARK

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Siberian Tiger Park - 5652 COVER

The Siberian Tiger Park is located on the north bank of the Songhua River, in the northwest of Harbin, and occupies an area of 1,440,000 square meters (355.8 acres). It is the largest natural park for wild Siberian tigers in the world.

ST. ALEKSEYEV CHURCH

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - St. Alekseyev Church - 2928 COVER

St. Alekseyev Church is located in the interchange of Gogol Street and Gexin Street in the Nangang District of Harbin, and was built during the Russo-Japanese War. The church was designed by the Russian architect Smirnov Rostov, and completed on October 6, 1935. It is affiliated with the Catholic Patriotic Association of Harbin.

ZHONGYANG DAJIE STREET

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Zhongyang Dajie Rd - 5930 COVER

Zhongyang Dajie, known as the 'Eastern Moscow' Central Street', is a pedestrian only street that could serve as a perfect remnant of the bustling international business activities at the turn of the 20th century. The 1.4-km long street is a veritable museum of European architectural styles, including Baroque and Byzantine facades, Jewish architectural styles.

ZOO CAFE

Fabio's LifeTour - China (1993-1997 and 2014) - Harbin (2014) - Zoo cafe - 7108 COVER

Zoo Cafe

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