The Sun Island, Harbin | govt.chinadaily.com.cn
Aerial view of the Sun Island scenic area [Photo/IC]
The Sun Island scenic area is located on the north bank of Songhua River, surrounded by swamps. The 38-square-kilometer park is the only wetland scenic area located in the center of Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
It has been designated a “National Scenic Area”, a 5A scenic spot and a State water recreation destination. It has also been granted the China Habitat Environment Award and named by the Council of the United Nations as a Model United Nations Friends of the United Nations (FOUN) Ecological Island.
Its unique natural beauty and romantic northern European style are what attract countless people there every year. The newly-constructed Yu Zhixue Museum, Russian art galleries, North China Fine Arts Museum, Museum of Art Sun Island, Harbin Ice and Snow Culture Exhibition and Sun Island Russian painting art base for visitors, brings out the cultural charms of the city.
During the hot summer, Sun Island Snow Museum of Art can help visitors enjoy the magic of ice and snow. In the summer, the region has abundant green grass and forests, providing feeding and breeding areas for migrating birds. In winter, the annual China Harbin Sun Island Snow Sculpture Art Expo is held on Sun Island, Harbin. Many domestic and international snow sculpture competitions take place there. Activities include dog sledding, a snow slide, snow bikes, and snowmobiles.
Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA
Address: No 3 Jingbei Road, Harbin, Heilongjiang province
Opening Hours: 8:00 – 17:00
Ticket Price: 30 yuan ($4.32), discounts with valid certificates
Bus: No 29/54/85/88/346
The Sun Island scenic area [Photo/IC]