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Sophia Square, South Bank of the Songhua River, Daoli District, Harbin 150000, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice church, great work, time your visit well, sometimes it is closed.Some consruction work was going on when we visited.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 26 June 2018

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. there...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 25 June 2018

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

Thank yingchua
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It was raining when we arrived there. Took shelter at nearby shops. This building is really old and I hope they preserved it well.

Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The place is good near in the shopping center. easy to go there by walk it's in the city center. you can go day and night time.

Thank Backpacker466
Reviewed 19 March 2018

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

Thank elissejo
Reviewed 12 March 2018

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

1  Thank al22tecc
Reviewed 12 March 2018

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

1  Thank Pamela528977
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Its an important building for local heritage - but there is not too much to actually see and worth about 10 minutes of your time to walk around the outside of it.

Thank riverclinic
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The church itself is in poor shape and in need of some repairs. Still the architecture is striking. It's worth a visit.

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