The city was founded in 1734 as a Chinese garrison town, and currently has a population of around 200,000.
Hulunbuir Grasslands, said to be the best one in mainland China.
Try local food: lamb, bef by the bones, 1kg minimum. Restaurant name: Qi Jian Fang 七间房 ： ¥28/500g
Home to the great Hailaer Beer.
Dong Fan Business Hotel (东方商务宾馆） Add: 24, East two St Hailar district, Hulun Buir City (Chinese: 呼伦贝尔市海拉尔区东二道街24号 Clean, large room with computer : ¥120
- Beier Hotel Hailar, 36 Zhongyang Avenue, ☎ +86 470 8332511, fax: +86 470 8334960.