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Address: Hongbo Square, Nan_gang District, Harbin 150000, China
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Shopping above ground and underground

We walked both above ground in the newly erected department stores and had lunch at one of the popular beef noodles restaurant that was featured on CCTV; very authentic and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
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Oahu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We walked both above ground in the newly erected department stores and had lunch at one of the popular beef noodles restaurant that was featured on CCTV; very authentic and reasonably priced. The underground shops were endless; mostly shoes and clothes. Wife loves the shopping and bargaining; never pay for the initial asking price. This place is caters more or... More 

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Thank retiredhaha
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

i've spent a lo of time in Harbin and can his is you this is nothing. It's really not an attraction and i does have underground tunnel shopping if ou're looking for fake goods. Otherwise, don't go

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Thank Jonathan5000
Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife is from Harbin and she didn’t even want to take me here. She asked me why and I told her because it’s something to do and she said it isn’t. She was right. There’s not much to see or do. Yes, there is shopping but it is all junk and not worth your time. She is a local... More 

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Thank Daniel A
Harbin, China
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Hongbo Square used to be home to the magnificent Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Nicholas, but no sports a truly ugly snow flake monument (if it can be called that). Underneath is a truly impressive underground mall housed in the city's old bomb shelters. The Square is surrounded by impressive buildings and is near several malls and the World War... More 

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Thank Jon T
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141 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited this square while on a trip to the Heilongjiang Provincial Museum. It was originally named after the museum. It was the site of the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas which was destroyed during the chinese cultural revolution. There is underground shopping here in the remains of an air raid shelter. We were unable to view these shops as we... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Singapore City, null, Singapore
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

It is an underground shopping paradise. There is a lot of female , male clothings for sales. It is located near heilongjiang museum, free museum. Nearby Red Army street. A street full of ancient russian building good place to take photo. There is supermarket which sell grocery at a reasonable price unless tourist place like zhongyang street very expensive local... More 

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Thank Eunice2005_12
Beijing, China
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1,222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Revisited here recently in May, Hongbo square features itself as a revolutionary type of square with the PLA kind of symbol on the summit of the square. Never thought that the underground/tube could also be beneath the square

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Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Singapore, Singapore
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83 reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

The underground shopping mall is actually a city by itself. I spent three days inside and still I have not seen all. It is also a big labrinth. Be ambitious enough to explore because you cannot imagine how big it actually is. This comes from someone who survived all giant shopping malls in Asia and Europe...ME. This is probably the... More 

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Thank Nicholas L
Harbin, China
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Actually there is a old Russian church on the center of the road a long time ago, but finally it was burned down. Now this square become a commercial center that have either underground sale markets, big high-end shopping malls, five-star hotel and an important transit hub. There are HRB Metro line 1 and numbers of buses that can take... More 

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Thank TommyVCT
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

No other place is better than that of Hongbo Square , in fact ,its original name is called Heilongjiang Provincial Museum Square named after the Provincial museum; Though it is not worthy of spending more time in it ,20 minutes will be okay to enjoy the Skeleton of Dinosaur,etc .But it has a lot of to see nearby square ,the... More 

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