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Address: Quayside at Havneterminalen, Svolvaer 8301, Norway
Phone Number: (+47) 76 07 40 11
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This is a good place to go kill some time in Svolvaer. It's not something you see everyday, so it's worth some time. The price of admission includes warm coats and gloves, as it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Quebec City, Canada
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I decided to give magic ice a shot since it was recommended as a top sight in the lonely planet book. Was very disappointed, decided to go before dinner around 6-7 pm. I was the only one there, they gave me a very ridiculous looking Cape and let me in. They told me about how big the place was but... More 

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San Francisco
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a good place to go kill some time in Svolvaer. It's not something you see everyday, so it's worth some time. The price of admission includes warm coats and gloves, as it's kept at -6 degrees F, an alcoholic beverage in a glass made out of ice, and as much time as you want to spend wandering around,... More 

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Brussels
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45 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

To visit when you are in Svolvaer on a rainy day. The entry price is high (like most places in Norway), but you receive a free drink in the ice bar and a warm poncho before entering the cold warehouse. Sculptures are interesting and are more enjoyable after the drink than before. Spooky atmosphere due to limited lighting.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Get of your ship and rush to this place only 100 meters left from the Hurtigruten pier to be there before the others arrive. It' expensive 400 Nok for 2 adults plus 1 child, but they are not really prepared to handle the arrival of big crowds of people. Once you are in, it' really cold there admire the beauties... More 

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Boliden, Sweden
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276 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

...you don't get to see everyday, but pricey! 160 NOK per adult, 95 NOK per children. You will see some ice sculptures and they change once in a while. You can even have a drink at the bar, while sit on an ice sofa! Dress adequately, even though they will provide you some ponchos and gloves. It's really cold inside,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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88 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I guess some people might enjoy this sort of thing, but in my oppinion this is just another tourist trap. The concept is something you can find is most cities these days and as always you get the feeling that you pay too much for too little.

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Aviles, Spain
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It is a place you have to visit because you have seen it in tv, and you have to check that cross in your trip in the area. The place is quite funny, chilling and very quiet. We were alone and spoke with the nice waiter. Having wine (bad wine) in a glass made of ice is also a funny... More 

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Altea, Spain
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80 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I have never seen anything like this before. Impressive with all the sculptures. The museum should have more lights so you could see everything better. The entrance fee !!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Can be interesting for kids. I guess its also one of those "tick off the box" experiences... if u feel spending 128 NOK (something around that).

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South Africa
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75 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I thought it was a bit overpriced, but enjoyed walking through the display. The lighting was not very good, which meant that photos did not come out so well, as flash lighting is obviously not allowed. On exiting, you help yourselves to a small glass of some or other drink to warm you up.

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