Harbin is a city located in the Heilongjiang province of China. Harbin is the local capital with a population of almost seven million inhabitants. This number of inhabitants makes Harbin the eighth most populous city in China. Harbin is considered the fashion capital of the country.
Harbin Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I fly from Singapore to Harbin?
A. You might not find a ticket for a direct flight from Singapore to Harbin, so I suggest you consider a double-lag route: a return ticket from Singapore to Canton with one airline, and the a return ticket from Canton to Harbin. You have several possibilities where to find a ticket to Harbin, including China Eastern Airlines. This way you buy a return ticket for each lag of your journey. Ask your ticket agent for specials and discounts for flights to Harbin.
Q. Is Harbin warm in the summer?
A. Harbin is called an Ice City for its called weather. In the winter, Harbin has the coldest temperature in all of China. Yet in the summer, Harbin gets pretty hot,with temperatures over 20 degrees Celsius. If you plan to visit Harbin, consider flying to Harbin in the summer even if your airfare ticket might be more expensive then.
Q. What is there to see in Harbin?
A. Harbin enjoys a nice mixture of Chinese and European architecture. This is why Harbin is sometimes called the "Oriental Paris". Harbin has a famous Zhongyang Street with a lot of beautiful buildings and great shoppings. There are also plenty of churches in Harbin which can be visited without an entrance ticket. If you are in Harbin in the summer, you might want to see the Summer Music Concert which starts each year on the 6th of August.