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Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival

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This ice festival takes place a two-hour car ride northwest of Beijing and is smaller than the more-famous Harbin Ice Festival. Hundreds of ice scupltures from local and foreign artists are on display from mid-January until the end of February every...more
Gucheng Village, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there towards to end of the winter season, so the outside sculptures were melting and it was starting to look like this was going to be a bad experience. Then we went down into the protected area and it was amazing. It's like...More

Thank Miles F
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I had the chance to visit the Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival on 16 Jan 2018 . Although all other attractions were presumbly closed as the Dragon Escalator was not operating; the small Ice and snow festival was enough to tease me in a...More

2  Thank frankiektchang
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Amazing to see such ice sculptures. Must wear warm clothes. Parking would be a job, but worth all the trouble.

Thank Mooyao
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Consider this a much smaller version of the Harbin ice festival but it is still worth it. We arrived here and was met with a sight of lights all over the mountains. The made up lights that made it appear like the great walls including...More

1  Thank al22tecc
Reviewed January 23, 2017

We arrived there at about 4.30pm, lights were turned on at just after 5pm. The ice sculptures were lovely, so much detail and effort taken in to making them. Cost 100rmb entry, which was totally worth it. The weather was very cold so take lots...More

2  Thank CC15510513
Reviewed January 15, 2017

I went to Yanqing a northern area of the city of Beijing to view the Longqingxia ice lantern Festival. I took the 919 bus from DeShengMen station in Beijing which takes about an two hour and passes a few locations of the Great Wall making...More

4  Thank bhupi78
Reviewed February 15, 2016

A must visit if you are in Beijing in Jan-Feb, take enough winter clothes, its -10C then that of Beijing,

Thank princebaf
Reviewed January 23, 2016

I went to Yanqing a northern area of the city of Beijing to view the Longqingxia ice lantern Festival. I took the 919 bus from DeShengMen station in Beijing which takes about an hour and passes a few locations of the Great Wall making for...More

Thank Cameron G
Reviewed March 18, 2015

About 90 minutes drive towards north of beijing brings you this wonderful place. The town is nice and bubbling with people all well dressed to beat the icy winds.... Nice rides on the snow, sculptors made of ice are big and nice. Typically see all...More

Thank Zabanga
Reviewed February 26, 2014

I've been to Harbin Ice Festival just the once (I couldn't help but be amazed by it) but had friends visiting this Winter and wanted to show them an Ice Festival knowing one is located at Longqing Gorge so took a trip here. We went...More

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January 14, 2018|
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Response from frankiektchang |
Thanks its helpful. In fact I just went and return. The ice festival is ready and open to visitor. The others are not as the dragon escalator is not operating; so I cannot go further. As for the transport, I went by bus 919... More