Hā’ěrbīn New Synagogue
In the 1920s the Hāěrbīn New Synagogue was the centre of the city's small but influential Jewish community, most of whom had emigrated...
Church of St Sophia
The red-brick Russian Orthodox Church of St Sophia, with its distinctive green ‘onion’ dome, is Hā’ěrbīn’s most famous landmark. Built...
For afternoon tea or coffee head to this slightly over-the-top cafe occupying two floors of a heritage building on Shangzhi Dajie. Enter...
Cafe Russia 1914
Step back in time at this tranquil, ivy-covered teahouse-cum-restaurant and cafe. Black and white photos illustrating Hā’ěrbīn’s Russian...
Stalin Park information
Lonely Planet review
Locals and visitors alike congregate year-round in Stalin Park. The tree-lined promenade, dotted with statues, playgrounds and cafes, runs along a 42km-long embankment built to curb the unruly Sōnghuā River. The odd Flood Control Monument (防洪胜利纪念塔; Fánghóng Shènglì Jìniàntǎ), from 1958, commemorates the thousands of people who died in years past when the river overflowed its banks.