Harbin, the provincial capital of Heilongjiang Province, is one of China's top ten cities. It is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of the northeast China. Harbin is the metropolis which enjoys the highest latitude and the coldest weather. The four seasons are distinctive, with long and cold winter, and the short and cool summer. Harbin is a famous historical and cultural city and tourism city in China, which gains a high reputation among both domestic and foreign visitors, known as the "Ice City", "Swan under the Pearl", "Oriental Moscow" and "Oriental Paris".
In beautiful ice city Harbin, there are also some historical sightseeing worth a visit. The symbols are the St. Sophia Church and the Central Street. St. Sophia Church, the lovely Orthodox Church is Harbin's most famous landmark, while the Central Street is known as the 'Eastern Moscow' and originally built in 1898 with the name of "China Street".
As widely known as the Ice City in China, the Harbin Ice Festival is the most attractive item during Harbin tour. During the festival, weddings, parties and other entertainments feature this ice world, contributing to the art, culture, sports and tourism. And also never forget the famous ski resorts.