Harbin Institute of Technology(HIT)
Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) was founded in 1920. After nearly 100 years, HIT has developed into a large nationally renowned multi-disciplinary university with science, engineering and research as its core. HIT has established its own unique programs related to the field of astronautics that are unparalleled anywhere in China and broadened our established disciplinary programs by utilizing a cross-disciplinary curriculum and as such have formed a comparatively full disciplinary system that consists of key, emerging and supporting programs.
HIT is famous for its original style of schooling: 'Being strict in qualifications for graduates; making every endeavor in educating students.' Our graduates have been warmly welcomed by employers throughout China; more than 100,000 graduates have stepped into society and many have moved up to high-ranking managerial positions and worked as specialists in the fields of science and technology, education, and economics.
- Harbin is a very famous tourism city in China.
- The followings are some tour reference for you.
- You can find more information in the hotel and local travel agencies.
- HASS organizing committee will not organize any tours.
Tour Guide 1: The St.Sophia Church
The St. Sophia church is the most notable and famous landmark in Harbin, the rust-colored brickwork and unmistakable turquoise dome of this Russian Orthodox Church make it fascinating. Built in 1907 and housing some old black and white photos of Harbin from the turn of the 20th century, the St. Sophia church should be on the top of anyone’s list who visits the city. The Harbin Architectural Arts Center is located inside the church, judging by their captions they seem to have a favorable opinion of the foreign influences throughout the city’s history.
Tour Guide 2: The Central Avenue
The Central Avenue is the longest pedestrian avenue in Asia. It is built in 1898. The old street has a long history.Ithas become the most prosperous business avenue at present. The Central Avenue begins from the monument tower in honor of preventing from big flood. Its width is 21.34 meters and its length is as long as 1450 meters, which is called as the best avenue in Harbin. It is famous for the unique architecture. Besides, The Central Avenue has lots of commercial buildings that attract numerous customers around the world. The Central Avenue is the best place to visit, if you have the chance to Harbin. You’d better not miss it.
Tour Guide 3: Guandong Alley
The history of Harbin can date back to thousands years ago. Harbinhas a collection of the Jin dynasty culture which has a history of over a thousand years, Guandong culturewhich has a history of hundreds years and Chinese Baroque culture. When you push the door with the Baroque Style, you just enter into the Guandong Alley, which is situated in the Qunli Culture Stadium. The designer concentrates natives’ complex of guandong on the alley. Walking in the old alley, it seems that you have get into the time tunneling, from today to the past.