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Harbin, which was originally a Manchu word meaning” a place for drying fishing nets” grew from a small rural settlement on the Songhua River to become one of the largest cities in Northeast China. Now It is capital of Heilongjiang province. Harbin serves as a key political, economic, scientific, cultural and communications hub in Northeast China, as well as an important industrial base of the nation. On 1897 , following the Chinese east railway build and 1917 the October Revolution succeed , lot of Russians and European move to Harbin, They built house , school, shop in Harbin, so at that time Harbin is international city , also there were more than 20 embassies in Harbin, like Russia, America, Japan , France , Spain, Germany , Holland, UK, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden…. Special history condition created a unique city style , You can find 4 famous architectural style come from western architectural history, they are renaissance style , baroque architectural, eclecticism , art nouveau, these famous architecture arrive in Harbin first after to Shanghai. Harbin local culture is based on Han culture, combined with Manchu culture and Russian culture. This combination of culture influences the local architecture style, food, music and customs.

So you come harbin for travel, you should see harbin history and culture, Ice festival , if you want to enjoy your trip , you should hire a private tour guide, she/he will tell you more about harbin and ice festival