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Address: North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
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Harbin was extremely cold but it was definitely worth the visit. We went in the afternoon so we could see the sculptures during the day and when it was lit up at night. It was so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Harbin was extremely cold but it was definitely worth the visit. We went in the afternoon so we could see the sculptures during the day and when it was lit up at night. It was so cold we had to step into a store and warm up every 30 mins. We even saw people making ice sculptures too! Highly recommended!

Thank MjyChen
Harbin, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is actually two separate venues billed as one event that charge separates entrance fees. So far I've only been able to visit the Ice Festival grounds and they were stunning! Also, incredibly cold because, duh, you're surrounded by giant blocks of ice! The year I went there were impressive ice castles, ice sledding ramps, and even a copy of... More 

Thank Jon T
Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Greatest place to see and marvel at .Also lots of family activities on the frozen river. Although it was crowded, the people were very friendly and courteous. We were surprised there were very few westerners there. I plan to go back again and take more family with me.

Thank malonelorraine
Harbin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Wrap up well! There are places to warm up inside. Plenty of buses go over the bridge. 125 from Daoli district. We walked back over the frozen river to the other side of the river as we went to snow world during the day. Ice festival is better at night. Amazing places both of them. Spectacular!

1 Thank Hilary B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Visited 2016 festival and was amazed by the craftsmanship of the sculptures and buildings. Many small ice sculptures created for local and international competitions. Astounding life-size creations of famous buildings (Hagia Sophia, St. Peter's Basilica...). All these ice creations become lit up at night. Dress with MANY layers because it's FREEZING at this time. There are many coffee shops to... More 

2 Thank Ming_Di_14
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Harbin in the winter time is extremely cold, but the ice festive is a once in a lifetime experience. This is a bucket list item that everyone needs to check off their list!

1 Thank Jeff L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Visited the 2015 festival and had an amazing time. It is hard to believe that such huge structures can be made of ice. We took a shuttle from our hotel to the festival but ended up taking the local bus back since we wanted to stay longer. There is plenty to see and we took our time, spending time in... More 

3 Thank Joshua H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

It was awesome to visit Harbin ice snow world. This place also known as Harbin ice festival and famous in all around the world for its ice sculptures lighting designs etc. After finishing our trip to street and church we wanted to head towards ice festival. There were texi drivers wanted to cheat us in a way as they don't... More 

1 Thank Abdul G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place during summer , it was really nice because only few people were there so we enjoyed our tour within the small park containing small snow castle and architecture , we booked our tickets online 1 day in advance we saved 40 RMB , people working there are really nice moreover most of them speak English

Thank mahmoud s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Visiting the Ice and Snow world was the main reason for my visit in Harbin and it didn't disappoint. Coming from Canada, I'm used to seeing snow and ice sculptures, but nothing compares to Harbin. the structures are over three stories high and show very intricate designs. make sure you dress properly so you can enjoy the site, as there... More 

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