Longsha Park: the majour tourist spots in Qiqihar

Mushroom shaped benches in Longsha Park in Qiqihar

Longsha Park is the majour tourist spots in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang Province.

The gate of Longsha Park in Qiqihar.
Longsha Park in Qiqihar 200609/20 ©china21.blog

Longsha Park, the biggest comprehensive park in northeast China, was first named Xihuayuan (Western Garden) built in 1897, present name in 1916.

Many attractions In Longsha Park

Taking up an area of sixty-four hectares, Longsha Park features the misty Laodong Lake with a water surface of twenty hectares.

An old man is writing letters in Chinese characters on the ground.
Words on the earth. at 2006.09.20 ©china21.blog

There are many temples, structures, pavilion here.

  • the Guandi Temple (or Temple to the God of Town)
  • Shougong Temple
Landscape overlooking Longsha Park from a tower. Temples are surrounded by trees.
Longsha Park, Qiqihar on 2006.09.20 ©china21.blog

and such ancient architectural structures as…

  • Jiuqu (Nine-Turning) Bridge
  • Yingbo (Wave Mirroring) Bridge
  • Biyun (Azure Cloud) Pavilion
  • Xianhe (Immortal Crane) Pavilion
  • Binhu (Lakeside) Pavilion
  • Chengiiang Pavilion
  • Chongyan (Multi-Eaves) Pavilion
  • Wangjiang pavilion
Pavilion Viewing the nenjiang River in Longsha Park.
Pavilion Viewing the nenjiang River in Longsha Park, Qiqihar on 2006.09.20 ©china21.blog

This photo is Pavilion Viewing the nenjiang River. It was built by Zhoumo the governor of Longjian in 1907 (23th year of Guangxuin Qing Dynasty). In August 1964, Zhu De chairman of the standing Committee of the Chinese people’s Congress inscribed the board. It has been the city-protected historic relic since 1980.

View another pavilion from the pavilion.
View another pavilion from the pavilion. Longsha Park, Qiqihar on 2006.09.20 ©china21.blog

New additions to the park are the children’s playground, sunken flower-beds, large power-driven airplanes and spacecraft.

flowers garden near the gate of Longsha Park in Qiqihar.
Longsha Park in Qiqihar 200609/21 ©china21.blog
Amusement park in Longsha Park
Amusement park in Longsha Park, Qiqihar 200609/21 ©china21.blog

Known to the park is also a zoo with bears and rabbits from the Greater Hinggan Mountains, snow rabbits, northeast tigers, elks and reindeer, in addition to many common species of birds and beasts.

Cranes in the zoo
Cranes in the zoo, Longsha Park, Qiqihar on 2006.09.20 ©china21.blog

Still well kept in the park are the two pink pelicans presented by Romania thirty years ago.

Although Longsha Park is located in the northern border area with a low temperature, it has cultivated over 10,000 potted flowers in 200 varieties.

flowers garden near the gate of Longsha Park in Qiqihar.
Longsha Park in Qiqihar 200609/21 ©china21.blog

With an undulating topography, mountains and waters and verdant trees, Longsha Park is indeed an ideal summer resort.

Mushroom shaped benches in Longsha Park in Qiqihar
Mushroom shaped bench in Longsha Park in Qiqihar 200609/20 ©china21.blog

The Longsha Ice-Carving Exhibition which has been held for 13 times in succession has attracted many Chinese and foreign visitors.

the misty Laodong Lake
the misty Laodong Lake Longsha Park, Qiqihar on 2006.09.20 ©china21.blog

Location

Longsha Park is on Gongyuan Road, downtown in Qigihar.

Take trolley bus No.2 from the railway station to Gongyuan Road stop if you want to go to the park.

Bus No.11 also bypasses the park and those who want to visit the park are advised to take the bus to No.2 Municipal Government Compound stop.

More informations

available for Tripadvisor about Longsha Park, Qiqihar

Published by Shinichi Iwamoto

I am Shinichi Iwamoto. Born in 1970 in Nara Prefecture in JP. I teach economic history and social history at some universities in the Kinki area. While studying the history of the apparel industry, I have operated the cultural history and philosophical site "mode21.com" about fashion, "sewingmachine.mobi" about sewing machine, and "china21.blog" about photos and letters on China.

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