We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: 0451-84658236
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 938 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 324
    Excellent
  • 110
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Amazing place to visit

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
mahmoud s
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

938 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 461: English reviews
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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

Helpful?
Thank mahmoud s
Singapore
Level Contributor
34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Helpful?
Thank M B
Decatur, Georgia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought I'd miss out on the famous Harbin ice palaces b/c it was August. Never fear, this huge enclosed facility has beautiful ice sculptures all year.

Helpful?
Thank TanyaJ_10
Wigan, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Our trip to Harbin was amazing.The snow and ice structures were mind-blowing and visually magnificent and was the highlight of our China trip. We would also recommend a visit to the Siberian Tiger Park

Helpful?
Thank Shaun T
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Travelled up to Harbin for the Ice and Snow festival as it had been on the hit list for a while. Even more spectacular being there in person than the images can portray. The lighting of the sculptures adds a magical feeling to the place. Need two to three hours at least to take it all in. The food and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Vic C
Australia
Level Contributor
45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The effort that goes into the sculptures is incredible. We went at night, when it was all lit up, and I think that was a good idea. But it was so cold, so make sure you know exactly where and when your transport will pick you up from so you don't get stuck waiting outside. 2 hours are more than... More 

Helpful?
Thank Inglebar
Lillehammer, Norway
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The Ice and Snow World in Harbin is spectacular. Not only can you walk into the different ice-buildings, but you may also experience a lots of activities. I may heartly recomend this World of Arts made of Ice. ake

Helpful?
Thank aaseknudsen
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

The most iconic place to be in Harbin but is unfortunately open for few months a year from December to February where you can admire the beautiful sculptures and building replicas made entirely from carved ice. There were places for children to play and watch fireworks for the family. It can be very cold so be prepared to dress well... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gnnairda
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
98 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

So So cold, make sure you are dressed for the weather with proper outdoor cold weather clothing. The ice sculptures were so well crafted and lit up well. So glad I have been.

Helpful?
Thank Guediver
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Cold and its a great palace for Elsa i assumed The enterence ticket so expensive I also tried the ice bar and its so great to feel the cold inside it

Helpful?
2 Thank Lusiannaxie

Travelers who viewed Harbin Ice and Snow World also viewed

 
Harbin, Heilongjiang
 

Been to Harbin Ice and Snow World? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Harbin Ice and Snow World and other visitors
13 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (13)

Questions? Get answers from Harbin Ice and Snow World staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?