Harbin is the capital of the Heilongjiang Province (a swan shaped on the map) in Northeast China, lied on the southern bank of the Songhua River. It is a thriving industrial city, and absolutely the mecca in cultural, economic, political, communicational aspects of Northeast China, not only in China it achieved, the international reach also does. Harbin is also ... More>called in several nicknames; The Pearl on the swanï¿½s neck, Oriental Moscow, Oriental Paris and it is known as Ice City for its long and cold winter. The nicknames boast its architecture featured in Churches and several buildings built in European style that also influenced in Harbin's food. Russian dolls, vodka, chocolate sold in Harbin's market place.