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Address: Sophia Square, South Bank of the Songhua River, Daoli District, Harbin 150000, China
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If you are fan of historial big monuments , this church is a must. Its quite good also at night to visit .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's like you're in Rusia or Europe when you're here.There are many birds also.It's a nice feeling despite the cold.

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Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are fan of historial big monuments , this church is a must. Its quite good also at night to visit .

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The church has an interesting history, but the interior is nothing special. The Russian influence is clear.

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Monterey Park, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The square with the Sophia Cathedral attract many visitors to take pictures, I enjoy the little mall on left hand side of street. Mc Donald is downstairs with no restroom . You could take bus here to many attractions around Harbin. Be careful your belongings and purses especially on buses. Wear warm clothings.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The area is good for relax and close to shopping mall and branded stores. This area is close to famaous street and Harbin tourist center, food market, etc. Also you can find many stuffs coming from Rusia here. Cafe and restaurant also available at surrounding area.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have time, walk and take pictures from the outside. It is not worth the time nor money to go inside. They pretty much made it a photo museum. It looks nothing like a church in the past. It's crumbling down and no renovation is made inside.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Havent been to Russia (yet) so was keen to see. Visited during the day, but wouldn't bother with the inside visit (only 15RMB but a queue). Inside is a photo exhibit of old Harbin rather than the original church.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for the church. There is a shop selling post card and winter stuff. There are some street vendors around the square

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting little museum inside - and well worth it if you need to get out of the cold. Interesting look at Russian architecture.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

It's a fairly large square with St Sophia old church within it. However if you take a good look at the skyline above the modern fronts you can still see the original features and get a hint of what it once was. The wind does tend to whip through in winter which makes it kind of chilly. That's Harbin chilly!... More 

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