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Address: Zhongyang Main Street, Daoli District, Harbin 150000, China
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The square is located in the far end of the Central avenue so very easily accessible. That's also the reason why I have been there several times during my stay in Harbin when I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
Mikkeli, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a landmark that commemorates the victory of the fight against the 1957 flood. It's located in the Stalin Park and is on the opposite side of the Zhongyang Pedestrian Center Street (hence why it's achieving 'excellent reviews'). It's generally fairly crowed here and a prome hotspot for hawkers. If you are coming from the Zhongyang Pedestrian Street remember to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing impressive really. I visited in January, so had loads of fun on the frozen river. Other than that there's nothing much to do. Chaotic traffic real close to the monument and plenty sellers trying to force you their goods..

Thank Ivy O
Ko Samui, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went passed the memorial "obelisk" to get to the river, as it was in December it had frozen over. The memorial "obelisk" is just to commemorate the building of the flood defences after the area got flooded around the 1950s. Much better things to see around the centre of Harbin such as the pedestrian street which is the longest... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I would advise you to visit this in the afternoon/evening when they have put the lights on. The monument itself is not so impressive. It commemorates the struggle to control the floods from the Songhau river. When illuminated from afternoon it is quit beautiful. Take a walk along the riverbank at the same time and enjoy the illumination of the... More 

Thank MineReiseplaner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

A visit to this city should include this riverfront. It is very beautiful at night. If you need a toilet there is a big one at the underground by MacDonald's.

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Harbin, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

It's not a tower guys, it's an obelisk! The Flood Control Monument commemorates the reengineering of the Songhua River to prevent the periodic flooding that used to plague Harbin. The Monument stands at the top of Zhongyang Dajie - Harbin's pedestrian street - and really comes to life in the winter when an ice skating/sledding area is set up on... More 

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Mikkeli, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The square is located in the far end of the Central avenue so very easily accessible. That's also the reason why I have been there several times during my stay in Harbin when I was just hanging around. Daytime it is not so crowded but if you go there during the weekend and especially in the evening when there are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Here is a tower which was previously used to indicate any warning of any flood, this was also used as watch tower. I haven't visited the place but have seen it while passing in the car.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is the entrance (one of the entrances?) to the park along the river. It is a big, open plaza, with garden sculptures on the sides. Stroll on along the river a little bit. In the summer, it was very lively, with colorful ferries on the river and lots of tourists.

Thank Mvorvoreanu
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

I went in May and happen to go on a sunny blue sky day. This tower is located at the end of Zhongyang Road on the Songhua River. So it's worth visiting if you are walking on the very popular Zhongyang pedestrian street otherwise, your time is better spent on more popular views in Harbin. This view is free.

Thank Dan H

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