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Address: 40 Sakaemachi, Kamikawa-gun, Kamikawa-cho 078-1733, Hokkaido
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+81 1658-2-2233

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Great Fun For EveryOne

-40c experience is just awesome... the ice slade in front is fun for the whole family. The place is small but well organized.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
May L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

-40c experience is just awesome... the ice slade in front is fun for the whole family. The place is small but well organized.

Thank May L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Good experience to experience-41 degree . Feels as if my nose is dropping out. But staff is very friendly

Thank Jeramin K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

If you are visiting Hokkaido in a non winter season but you want to feel the coldness in Hokkaido, this is the right place. The ice pavilion gives you -20℃ as what they say this is the temperature of winter Hokkaido. Some says there are some places in Hokkaido experience a lower temperature down to -40℃ during real winter time... More 

Thank Sventang
Seremban, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

English and Mandarin speaking staffs available. Overall very nice Hokkaido winter experience, if you have not experience any winter, a must visit place.

Thank CH_1987
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

Visited this place en route from Biei to Sounkyo. It was a small museum mainly to experience snow and ice. Winter jackets and gloves were available as part of entrance fee. Once inside the museum, you could try some experiments, such as having a wet handkerchief stiffen up, hitting a nail using a banana as well as trying the -41... More 

Thank LG_Kay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We bring kids to try for this ice pavillian. After bougth entry tickets, the staffs introduce activities inside and let us have color experiment. Before entering, we may borrow overcoat and gloves to be well prepared for -20 C. We will carry a small wet travel to try another experiment inside. 2 warm rooms with heaters are provided. Then you... More 

1 Thank MadameMam
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2014

The Hokkaido Ice Pavilion is essentially something like an ice palace where you can experience sub zero temperatures, see ice sculptures and try out fun experiments like making your own ice-cream. Adult tickets are 1080 yen but you get a discounted price of 980 yen if you print out the coupon at http://www.icepavilion.com/coupon.pdf. This includes winter jacket and gloves rental.... More 

7 Thank neminskii
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014

Before entering, a staff gave a long talk in Japanese and translated to us by our guide. Walked through an ice cave like interior - sub zero degree coldness (thick clothing provided as part of package). Length of time will depend on how long you want to spend inside - actually quite a small place. I enjoyed the flowers outside... More 

1 Thank Snoopy6364
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2014

Coming from a tropical country, our visit to the ice pavilion was a different albeit a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Getting to experience the kind of ice in an enclosed environment is different from that in an open snow country. The ice crystals seem magnified and are really pretty. Of course the highlight of the visit was the -41 degree chamber.....what... More 

1 Thank BertSG
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

A few km walk from Kamikawa JR station. This Ice Pavilion is situated along side of main road. Very different experience from usual sightseeing. In this place, it give you a chilling experience as low as -41 degree celsius. Before entering, they will give you a few item for experiments, such as wet tower, detergent bottle for bubble blowing, and... More 

2 Thank Ryenteo

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