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Harbin Ice and Snow World

North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
+86 451 8465 8236
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North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
+86 451 8465 8236
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Harbin in the winter, The Harbin Ice Festival is a must see winter wonderland! Creative ice sculptures, structures and bridges, all made of carved ice. Some as high as few stories building. It is creative, talented and unique. The only drawback was lack...More

1  Thank hagai123456
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I hate the cold. But I had also been dying to go to Harbin for the ice festival since I was a teenager. A dilemma but I finally sucked it up and went. The ice and snow world is truly what people come to Harbin...More

1  Thank berr520
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A gorgeous array of architecture and theme park rides, all made of snow and ice! The lighting adds a whole other layer of magic.

Thank TackieMensah
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Harbin northernmost province of China. Influenced by Russian architecture, we visited the green-domed Saint Sophia Cathedral, Eastern Orthodox church that is now a local history museum. During the winter months, the city is transformed into an incredible array of ice sculptures and ice monuments as...More

1  Thank lucky70
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Shows some extra ordinary ice carvings. Beautiful place. Unfortunately I went in the summer so I enjoyed only the indoor ice world. Worth going and worth watching. It's a big wow....

Thank Shanaka M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I actually visited just before the Olympics arrived in 2008, so I assume it might have changed a bit. However, I can be sure that the ice and snow sculptures are as magical as they've ever been. The sculptors are beyond creative, and it's still...More

Thank Bradley G
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It must have been 40 degrees centigrade outdoors, but it was below zero in this haven of ice sculptures. I played bump car on ice and played on an ice slide.

1  Thank Vaganbond2017
Reviewed 25 July 2017

One of the reasons I moved to Northeast China was to be able to see the Ice and Snow World and I was not disappointed. It was incredible!!! Very cold in early February, but you just need to dress for the weather. Spectacular!!

1  Thank louisedavis158
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Seen in the news yearly & couldn't give it a missed when opportunity arose. Make sure well covered to keep yourself warm.

Thank PenangMY
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Visited Harbin & Sapporo festivals this year. Harbin is incredible. Serious cold prep is important. I went two nights, one snowing one without. Clear night was better for photos. Check out Polar Bear club. Warming huts want you to buy stuff while your camera gear...More

3  Thank Taoze
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Evan S
16 October 2017|
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Response from Taoze | Reviewed this property |
Pretty easy to buy in advance from Harbin travel agencies and they will transport you- prices are fare. There is one close to McDonalds ( across the street) behind Ibis hotel/Sophia square area. You can get them at Ice... More
2 October 2017|
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Response from PenangMY | Reviewed this property |
5-Jan-18 is only the opening ceremony, X'mas time should be fine.
15 September 2017|
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Response from Bradley G | Reviewed this property |
Public transportation is easy to take, & you can book a tour (cheap) to go to the most well known destinations, such as the ice festival. However, the Ice festival only takes place in January, so this is the best time to... More