China Attractions: Zhaolin Park, Harbin
Zhaolin Park 兆麟公园
Zhaolin Park, named after the Chinese patriot of World War II, General Li Zhaolin, is the major venue for the annual Harbin Ice Festival, held in January and February in the city.
The wonderful ice statues in the park are brightly lit at night and attract visitors from all over the world. Zhaolin Park is north of the St Sophia Cathedral and just south of the Songhua River.
There are daily trains to Harbin from Beijing (10-18 hours) as well as Changchun, Daqing, Qiqihar, Shanghai (31 hours) and Shenyang as well as connections to Moscow.