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SnowCastle

Lumilinnankatu 15 | Open from 27.12.2018 all-year-round, Kemi 94100, Finland
+358 16 258878
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Not worth the money!

Comparing the last time I visited (2016) this years castle was really poor, not worth the money... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
HTravelz
via mobile
Do not enter

Really not recommended. Overpriced and overrated. Notting to do and nothing to see. Went in and it... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
laemsae
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Helsinki, Finland
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SnowCastle built annually totally from snow and ice. SnowHotel, SnowRestaurant and other snow fun available from January to April. SnowCastle main building with various services and snow&ice experience open all-year-round in 2019!
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“snow castle” (32 reviews)
“ice sculptures” (16 reviews)
“ice hotel” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lumilinnankatu 15 | Open from 27.12.2018 all-year-round, Kemi 94100, Finland
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+358 16 258878
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"snow castle"
in 32 reviews
"ice sculptures"
in 16 reviews
"ice hotel"
in 9 reviews
"snow restaurant"
in 7 reviews
"cool place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"ice tables"
in 2 reviews
"different theme"
in 3 reviews
"ice snow"
in 2 reviews
"worth seeing"
in 2 reviews
"frozen sea"
in 3 reviews
"sleeping bag"
in 2 reviews
"small chapel"
in 2 reviews
"unique experience"
in 3 reviews
"ice glass"
in 2 reviews
"kids and adults"
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"guided tour"
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"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Comparing the last time I visited (2016) this years castle was really poor, not worth the money, especially when ticket prices has gone up. The walls were way too empty comparing to year 2016. And the signmark-theme didnt work in the hotelrooms, because when you...More

Thank HTravelz
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Really not recommended. Overpriced and overrated. Notting to do and nothing to see. Went in and it took less than 15 minutes to stroll around averything. I would not recommend paying 20€ for this worthless experience. And a super huge con is that there were...More

Thank laemsae
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

20 euros entry overpriced for what it is. Impressed with structure. We wanted a coffee in the snow cafe but it was unattended...when we went to reception cafe we found out why..staff having coffee and chat in reception building. There was not a single staff...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

The castle has nice sculptures, all different of others, an ice bar serving drinks in the ice cup, and also a restaurant. Drinks are very expensive. The bulding turns into a hotel in the evening, along day is possible to visit the rooms.

Thank Nanna_523
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I visit Kemi (my relatives) every year and almost every year ever since (1996) they started to built this giant snow castle I have visited it. I like it so much that I wanted my son to be baptized in the snow chapel in 2001....More

Thank Heli K
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

On web page in chappel was picture of guardian angel. When we arrived, it was last years picture. We had a snocastles feastmeal, witch was good, but not so easy to eat from deep bowl. Ice mugs were brilliant.So were the rooms and ice scultures...More

Thank Kirsi P
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

For such a small castle, too expensive for Euro 20. You only need maximum 2 hours to check around every corners. For me, I only spent an hour, apart from took some photos, you got nothing else to do. There is a small snow tubing...More

Thank Teresa L
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Visiting Snow Castle should not be the only reason to visit Kemi as it is pretty simple and has really not much to see. It is stylish, yes. It is cool, yes. It is a must see sight in Kemi, yes. But still: one hour...More

Thank suomituristi2015
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Had a quick trip through this which is setup for families as it will not take long to go the Castle with plenty of bedrooms with Disney themed sculptures which have some appeal to adults as they are good. There is a chapel and a...More

Thank michaellG7000ZJ
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

We came here on a booked day trip from Rovaniemi. It was all quite confusing when we arrived and I felt rather sorry for the girls on reception having to answer so many questions from everyone that had arrived on the bus transfer with us....More

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