Harbin Travel Tips

Area: 53,068 Square Kilometers
Population: 9,748,400
Area Code: 0451
Zip Code: 150000

Banks: The money changing service is offered by the Heilongjiang Branch of Bank of China.
Heilongjiang Branch of Bank of China
Address: No.19, Hongjun Jie, Nangang District
Zhaolin Branch of Bank of China
Address: No.37, Zhaolin Jie, Daoli District
Daowai Branch of Bank of China
Address: No.185, Zhonyang Dajie, Daoli District

Post Offices
Daoli District: No.136, Anguo Jie
Daowai District: No.88, Nan Malu
Dongli District: No.20, Heping Lu

Emergency Numbers:
Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Traffic: 122

Useful Numbers:
Tourist Complain: 84664315
Mayor's Hotline: 84612345
Telephone Number Inquiry: 114
Weather Forecast: 12121
Taxi Complain: 86322900 86323900
China Telecom Customer Hotline: 180

The First Clinical College of Harbin Medical University
Address: No.31, Youzheng Jie, Nangang District
Tel: 53641563
Harbin Medical University the 2nd Affiliated Hospital
Address: No.246, Xuefu Lu, Nangang District
Bus: You can take No.11 and 343 buses at Railway Station to get to the hospital.
Buses of No. 67, 68, 114, 104 and 106 in downtown center are available.
Tel: 8660522, 86605612
Children's Hospital
Address: No.57, Youyi Lu, Daoli District
Tel: 84881200

Famous University:
Harbin Institute of Technology
Address: No.92, Xi Da Zhi Jie, Nangang District
Bus: Buses of No.6, 13, 14, 80, 88 and 105 depart from Railway Station could directly reach the hospital.
Harbin Engineering University
Address: No.145, Nan Tong Dajie, Nangang District
Northeast Forestry University
Address: No.26, Hexing Lu, Dongli District


Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival
Starting from December and lasting for one month, this festival is listed in one of the world four ice and snow festivals. During the festival, visitors can not only enjoy the beautiful snowy scenery, but also participate in a sort of sports on ice. Among them, the annual winter swimming draws a good many visitors. The highlight of the festival is the ice lantern and snow sculpture exhibition.

Harbin Summer Music Concert
The concert has become a traditional event for the city from 1961 and attains a high reputation for the city. A large number of visitors from both home and abroad are attracted by this world famous pageant held once every two years. During the concerts, from the 6th to the 15th, August, a variety of colorful performances can be enjoyed.

Harbin International Fair for Trade and Economic Cooperation
This annual fair has been successfully held seventeen times in that city from the 15th to 21st, June. The economic development of Heilongjiang Province and the surrounding provinces of northwest China is promoted enormously by this renowned international fair.

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- Last updated on Jun. 13, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Harbin Travel Tips
Asked by vicky yong from MALAYSIA | Nov. 27, 2017 20:29Reply
We will travel in Harbin mid dec with 2 teen kids. What are good activity for them?
Answers (1)
Answered by Amenda from UK | Nov. 28, 2017 18:55

Well, you can pay a visit to Ice and Snow World, Zhaolin Park, and Central Street. Besides, I think the Snow Festival is worth to see, but it will start the trail operation around Dec. 20. So if possible, postpone your trip for a better experience!
Asked by Lisa from USA | Nov. 10, 2017 08:59Reply
Hi. Is it possible to exchange currency at Harbin International Airport?
Answers (1)
Answered by Amy from UK | Nov. 12, 2017 18:52

Yes, of course, and by the way, the exchang place is in the Departure Area in the 2nd floor.
Asked by Ute from CHINA | Nov. 04, 2016 21:55Reply
My husband and I go for Harbin Ice and Snow festival beginning of January 2017.
Is it possible and useful to preorder tickets for the different locations (ice lantern fair, ice and snow world, snow sculpture expo)?

And can we book a taxi for transportation at the hotel or is it necessary to preorder earlier?
Answers (1)
Answered by Vivian from USA | Nov. 07, 2016 00:21

Yes, you can book the tickets at the official websites. By the way, the Ice Lantern Fair will be held at Zhaolin Park, and the Snow Sculpture Expo will be held at Sun Island Park. The booking systems only have Chinese versions. You can ask your Chinese friends and hotel staff for help.

You can book a taxi at the hotel. You needn't book it in advance. Don't worry! :)
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