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Harbin Ice and Snow Amusement World

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Address: North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
Phone Number: 0451-84658236

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Pros: Incredibly beautiful, about a 15 minute drive from the city centre, the entire town has a snow and ice theme. Cons: Foreigners pay more. I went to Harbin as I live... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Pros: Incredibly beautiful, about a 15 minute drive from the city centre, the entire town has a snow and ice theme. Cons: Foreigners pay more. I went to Harbin as I live about 6 hours away by train in Dalian. I was not expecting it to be that cold. I wore seven layers of tops, two coats and three trousers.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I had heard about this festival long before I even considered going to China, so I had high expectations. However it was somewhat unimpressive. To give this internationally renowned festival the benefit of the doubt; I went the last week of the festival so the sculptures were a bit dirty and melted, and I went later in the day which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My date of visit is a bit misleading since I used to live in Harbin several years ago (worked as an English teacher back in 2012). Regardless, this place was amazing! The sights were spectacular and I loved the giant ice slide. I wouldn't have went if my school didn't offer a free trip for the teachers, but I am... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

the ice city? MAGNIFICENT! wear some VERY warm clothes and shoes when you visit and simply enjoy a harbin beer in harbin :) after that you go for delicious 東北 dishes in the evening!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I visited the Harbin Ice and Snow Amusement World in the month of January when I was teaching in Beijing, China. I went with 3 other female teachers who like me, decided to brave the Harbin winter and experience first hand what millions of tourists experience each year in the most northern city of China. January is of course, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Mind you that there are several "ice and snow" places, make sure to go to the "right one", i.e. the ICE World. The entrance fees are quite high, nevertheless a MUST see!

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I actually lived here and it was dreadful unless you're an Eskimo. It's too frigid. However, this is a beautiful city to visit. The reason Harbin is on the map is because of the Ice Festival and thus the reason to come here. It is truly amazing how the city could be built and not thaw out for such an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The scenic should be beautiful in the night , as I was there early Feb , the ice seem to be melting away. however , its still nice with the effect of the colourful lightings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It's one of the most amazing and beautiful places I have visited.the ice sculptures are beautiful and they look amazing at night after illuminations in different colours..there are different theme parks and they all are worth a visit.if you don't know the Chinese language it's better to take a English speaking guide.its best to go in January and early February,although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It was very cold amongst the ice buildings but well worth the time to visit The buildings and the sculptures are amazing with all the lighting on Visited the igloo and had a brandy in the bar this was something quite different A enjoyable 3hrs spent there

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