Winter highlights of Harbin Volga Manor
Updated : 2017-12-07
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
Volga Manor in Harbin, Heilongjiang province has been specializing in Russian culture and authentic Russian experiences for many years. This winter, the manor is launching six tourism events for visitors.
Petrov Art Palace of Large-scale Wall Paintings Exhibition
Petrov Palace is a comprehensive art palace where you can view not only the glorious Russian palaces, but also 10 large-scale wall paintings from Russia’s Repin Academy of Fine Arts. The paintings depict Russian developments in the arts during the 17th century, and children can also learn about Russia’s culture and history.
New Year's Night Ball
Various performances including a recitation of Pushkin’s poems will be staged for visitors. There will also be masked balls so visitors can immerse themselves in Russian folk culture.
Skiing through Castles
Visitors can ski through three castles with medieval features, and participate in team activities such as snow football.
Winter Learning Camp
Students can learn about Russian folk customs, make Russian dishes, paint Russian matryoshka dolls and learn the basic steps of ballet and simple Russian words.
Ice and Snow Festivals
The third Volga Castle Skiing Festival will be held on Dec 12, and the first Volga New Year’s Ball is to be held on Dec 16.
Volga Manor – Harbin Ice and Snow World Express
A shuttle bus will be provided between Volga Manor and Harbin Ice and Snow World for visitors, as well as consulting services for tourism to places including Harbin Ice and Snow World, Yabuli Ski Resort, Phoenix Mountain, and Harbin Polarland.
Bus to Harbin Ice and Snow World:
Leave at 3:30pm from the manor’s parking lot, and arrive at 5pm at Ice and Snow World’s parking lot; return at 7pm from Ice and Snow World to the manor.
Bus to Volga Manor:
Leave at 9:30am from No 47 Xiangdian Street, Xiangfang district (at the gate of Dasenlin School) to the manor, and return at 3:30pm from the manor’s parking lot to Ice and Snow World via Xiangdian Street.
Note: Please book in advance (10 yuan ($1.51) / person, one way)
Volga Manor tickets (winter):
120 yuan / person (including tour of the manor, bus to the ski field, one opportunity to ski through the castles, wall painting exhibition, and unlimited off-road skiing).
1. 105 yuan / person for Harbin residents (with valid ID)
2. 90 yuan / person for full-time university, middle and primary school students (with valid ID)
3. Free for children below 1.2 meters (each child accompanied with at least one adult); 60 yuan/person for children between 1.2 and 1.4 meters (excluding castle skiing)
4. 60 yuan/person for those over 70 years old, and those with a disability certificate (excluding castle skiing)
Reservations: 400 -6677-188
Tourists pose for a group photo at Volga Manor. [Photo/BINGCHENGXINZIYIZHAN]
A horse pulls tourists on a sleigh. [Photo/BINGCHENGXINZIYIZHAN]
A tourist skis at the manor. [Photo/BINGCHENGXINZIYIZHAN]
Tourists walk around Volga Manor. [Photo/BINGCHENGXINZIYIZHAN]
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