Travel guide to Harbin

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Facts

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Local name
Harbin
Timezone
When it is 12.00 in Denmark, it is 19.00 in Harbin.

Best time to visit

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You should visit Harbin during the winter, which stretches from October to April, even though it will be cold. The snow and frost provide the perfect conditions for the city's famous large ice sculptures. Furthermore, The Ice Lamp Festival is held in January or February, and in this same period ice-skating shows are performed in Zhaolin Park.

Accommodation / Hotel

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In Harbin you can spend the night in anything from large, fashionable luxury hotels to more modest hotels, where the rooms resemble dormitories. Book your hotel in Harbin here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are plenty of taxis in the streets of Harbin. You might want to have your hotel write down your destination in Chinese, as most drivers don't speak English.

Other transport

Bicycles: Bikes can be rented many places in the city. Buses: The local buses can get you almost anywhere, but if you don't speak Chinese, it can be a difficult task, as all the signs are in Chinese.
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