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Address: North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
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A unique place

I consider this visit a must do for anyone living in China. The city of Harbin is amazingly modern and well equipped with modern infrastructure. The city has many tourist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I consider this visit a must do for anyone living in China. The city of Harbin is amazingly modern and well equipped with modern infrastructure. The city has many tourist attractions. But this is surely best of them. It is not too far from city. Like all popular places , it was extremely crowded when we went there. But very... More 

Thank AkuPakistani
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun place to visit. I would def go back. Northern china is a great place. I did feel bad for the reindeer, so I did not partake in the sledding. The sights were fantastic. It was cold so I made sure to take hand warmers which were a lifesaver. My boots had good grip for walking on... More 

Thank Kanna S
London, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those places that is a off the beaten track - most people in my part of the world won't have heard of it. I interrupted a business trip to spend a few days here on the basis of an internet search... it involved a flight from Beijing and a hair-raising "taxi" ride from the airport. I... More 

Thank Frank C
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ice festival is incredible, involving sculptures, buildings, and even slides made out of ice! I recommend going at night when everything is lit up. Bring plenty of layers! It was minus 20 degrees celsius, which can sap your energy. Fortunately there are restaurants where you can 'defrost' and reenergise in. Harbin itself is an interesting city to explore, with... More 

Thank Jess S
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very good time there. The ground was well organized and there were many interesting ice structures. Get your camera ready because there is a beautiful sight in every corner.

Thank happycharlton
Auburn, Maine
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 26, 2017

I enjoyed the ice sculptures that are in the city of Harbin. And at the Harbin Ice and Snow World I was very impressed what they built with snow and ice. I asked one of the locals and he told me it 10,000 people 15 days to build the 2016 - 2017 Harbin Ice and Snow World. Be sure to... More 

Thank Edwoodhead
Harbin, China
1 review
Reviewed March 24, 2017

i love this place, i hv been 3 times,alwys enjyd here,be prepare before you visit ice city, many things to do,you will love it

Thank Shivarj K
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131 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

it's definitely something that you need to see in your whole life.Try to come in Harbin in winter for once in a lifetime.It's super cold.But it's worth.When i was there it was almost -20.But when you get to ice and snow world,it's paid off.Come in the evening,spend there until it closed.The lights from the sculpture is just super amazing.It's like... More 

Thank nenycute
San Francisco, California
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67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

First, the "Need to Knows" when visiting the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival...appropriate outerwear, a pair or two of gloves, a hat with ear muffs would be a bonus but all of these things can also be purchased once there. We also had hand and feet warmers!! With that said, you will experience a once in a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

An incredible experience - it's overwhelming. The detailed buildings wonderfully lit by multi coloured led lights are a sight to see. Just go!!!

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