Stroll down the waterfront of the Songhua River while taking in Jilin’s spectacular cityscape at night. In the winter, be dazzled by the white ice crystals forming on the trees along the city’s waterfront. Known as Rime, the phenomenon is one of China’s four great natural wonders and a breath-taking sight as the crystals glitters in the sunlight.
As one of the important economic hubs in Northeast China, Jilin is also home to the Manchus, the rulers of China’s last imperial dynasty, the Qing Dynasty. Experience the Manchu culture and enjoy their traditional cuisine.
Century Swiss-Bel Hotel Jilin
The Century Swiss-Bel Hotel Jilin is a large, luxury hotel located close to the banks of the Songhua River in downtown Jilin. It is conveniently located for exploring nearby Changbai Shan, China’s largest nature reserve, and the heavenly Blue Lake.