Harbin, the Capital of Heilongjiang province, is the largest city in the Northeast China. Among all provincial capitals in China, Harbin has the largest land area, the second largest population size, the highest latitude and the lowest average temperature. Harbin is China’s major gateway city to Russia and East Asia, and a major transportation hub in the Northeast region. It is also popular as a city universally prestigious for its snow and ice culture. Summer and winter are the best occasions to visit Harbin as it is a cool resort in the short lovely summer and a fascinating ice kingdom in the harsh cold and long winter. Harbin in winter shows a large number of ice figures and offers many ice and snow activities for sightseers. Along with facilitating the world’s greatest Ice and Snow Festival, Harbin flaunts the world’s biggest indoor ski park, which is inside the Wanda Harbin Mall (counting six ski slants up to 500 meters in length). Harbin also holds excellent research capacity as there are 26 universities, colleges and research institutes.