Top things to do

Hotpot in Hăilā'ěr

Jīnchuān Dòuhuāzhuāng

This big, bustling and fantastic hotpot restaurant is packed with locals; choose from a wide selection of meat, seafood and veggie options, as well as choosing between spicy (辣; là) or mild (清淡; qīngdàn) broth. Ther…
Cultural in Hăilā'ěr

Naadam

The Hǎilā’ěr Naadam (sports festival) is held annually in July on the grasslands just north of town. You’ll see plenty of exciting wrestling, horse racing and archery. The city is, however, flooded with tour groups …
Fortress in Hăilā'ěr

Underground Fortress

In the mid-1930s, during the Japanese occupation of Manchuria, this network of tunnels was constructed by the Japanese army in the grasslands north of Hǎilā’ěr. The site contains a museum, a monument and old tanks a…
Museum in Hăilā'ěr

Ewenki Museum

Roughly 20,000 Ewenki people live in northern Inner Mongolia, most of them in the Hūlúnbèi’ěr Grasslands surrounding Hǎilā’ěr. Glimpse some of their history and culture at this modern museum. Traditionally herders, …