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Harbin is the capital of Heilongjiang, China’s northernmost province. The city grew in the late 19th century with the influx of Russian engineers constructing the eastern leg of the Trans-Siberian Railroad. The city's Russian architecture includes its green-domed Saint Sophia Cathedral, an Eastern Orthodox church now a local history museum. Across the river, Sun Island Park is famed for year-round ice sculptures.In Harbin, northern China, many ice swim in the Songhua River.

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Winter swimming in the Songhua River at the Harbin International Winter Swimming Invitation Game Tournament

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