Zhongyang Pedestrian Street, Harbin

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Explore European belle époque architecture in the Far East in Zhongyang Pedestrian Street, a cobblestone zone in a city once dubbed the "Moscow of the Orient." Built in 1898 by Russian architects, this 1,450 m (4,757 ft) long street features some 71 buildings representing a variety of European styles from the era. Well-preserved Neo-Baroque and Eclecticism structures will make you feel as if you're on a movie set, with countless street vendors selling anything from exotic to regular. Browse through department stores, visit the Orthodox cathedral, and sample local cuisine in one of the many restaurants on the street. Plan your visit to Zhongyang Pedestrian Street and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Harbin trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 15, 2017
    With many street malls and shops. In summer you can walk, but very many people and often raise their prices (market). For shopping we were chosen in other places
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  • August 9, 2017
    Amazingly beautiful street. No one speaks in English. But the music, food and the shopping is great. Also people come their to chill. So you might meet some good people who like to converse in English...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    It is in a few places to see Harbin good attraction. Fun summer eat the ice lolly while watching and walking. It might be better in Weifang of Eastern dumplings, dumplings.
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South of the Songhua River, you'll find the bulk of accommodations in Harbin. In a cluster close to Zhaolin Park, a number of modern hotels, a few guesthouses, and other budget-friendly options along the less traveled streets cater to a range of travelers. Look for hotels occupying old Russian-built architectural landmarks, with some particularly notable ones located across the Nangang District.
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