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The share itself is pleasant, dominated by the Russian church.
the church church, however, is badly decaying, scaffold was being erected outside so I assume they were about to carrot repairs.
the inside of the church has been turned into a museum of photographs.
Located right on the main square, the most vibrant part of Harbin. Shops & malls surrounding the square ans I believe they often have fair on the square, when we were there, there was a food fair where we bought some Russian beers. Check out...More
The beautiful & historic Russian Orthodox St. Sophia Cathedral is the symbol of Harbin, and so although Harbin is now huge and quite spread-out, this square is arguably the "center" of Harbin- and great for people watching. There is a small, fenced-in area where families...More
We were told by our tour guide that it is better to visit the church at night because of the lights. Yes, there were lights, but we thought it was like massive. Nope, the church was lit, dimly lit, as we were expecting it was...More
Sophia Square and the church is an example of Russian Architecture.We didn't go inside the church but I am told it shows the history of the church. It is a busy place square, difficult to get across the road. There is a market inside one...More