Harbin International Sister Cities Museum
Updated : 2020-04-22
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
Open hour: 9:00-17:00
Address: No 89-93, Tiandi Street, Daoli district, Harbin
Harbin International Sister Cities Museum, which opened in January, 2009 and is managed by the Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Harbin Municipality and Harbin Pharmaceutical Group, is the first of its kind in China.
It showcases 1,048 exhibits in 28 rooms, in an area of 1,800 square meters, and features exhibition pavilions of the sister cities of Harbin, such as Japan Niigata, Korea Puchon, and Denmark Aarhus. focusing on international sister cities, depicted in paintings, and with sculptures, stamps, currencies, musical instruments and various traditional costumes.
The Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries honored the museum as an educational base for international peace and friendship among young people.
Harbin has established ties of friendship with 27 sister cities in 23 countries all over the world, which means that Harbin has the most such arrangements, among all provincial capitals and sub-provincial cities in China. In order to celebrate the achievements of these global exchanges with sister cities, the city decided to build this museum, at No 91, Tiandi street, Daoli district. the former location of the Danish consulate.
In the museum, each sister city has its own exhibition room – and there is a special showroom for Harbin, with exhibits - donated by people from all walks of life in the sister cities and Harbin- consist mainly of objects, pictures and multimedia presentation tools.
The China Records Headquarters in Shanghai named the Harbin International Sister Cities Museum as the museum with the largest collection of presents from international sister cities, in August 24, 2009 - the day it opened its virtual museum.
Harbin regained the honorary title of "National Civilized City" on Aug 21.
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Harbin Economic and Development Zone recently issued measures for the innovative development of the industrial chain.
The Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone recently moved to streamline its small business licensing regulations to help stimulate the zone’s economy.