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Reviewed yesterday

I probably represent the minority who think that the ice sculptures are more beautiful in the day. We arrived at about 2PM, got our tickets when we arrived, then walked around until about 6PM after sunset. The sunset hues against the ice carvings were magnificent,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DougChan
Reviewed yesterday

Go both during day and night to see before and after effects. 330 yuan to enter, but when you see the craftsmanship, you'll feel that it is worth it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AK-in-NC
Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite the -6C to -15C temperatures during my visit, I very much enjoyed seeing the extremely amazing carved ice and snow sculptures. They look the most amazing at night when illuminated. This is the world’s biggest and most awesomely amazing ice and snow festival of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
43  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on 3rd January 2019, a day or two prior to the official opening. I was a bit worried that it was just before the official opening, but need not have worried, all displays were up and running. It was probably less crowded going when...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sydneysider888
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's very impressive- you can't help but marvel at the effort and vision required to built something at the sheer scale that this is done. Kids will love. Adults will get cold but you can find warming huts around. Pretty amazing lights and structures...none of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank LaurenP626
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Get ready for the cold weather also ready your cellphone with a protective case so that your phone will last long. Also dont forget to wear an insole hotpack for your feet. It helps a lot! Quite expensive though RMB100 for 5pairs but really helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank larraineching
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best things I’ve ever done. I highly recommend going around 3:30pm when it’s day light and waiting for the lights to come on when it’s dark. Awesome place.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MrMcBKing
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two hours is about the maximum you can do here. It is seriously cold and once you use a slide you get even colder. Lookout for the ice bar - made entirely of ice and serves cold beers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cdaaj
Reviewed 6 days ago

I always want to visit Harbin in the winter to experience the extreme colds and snow and ice sculptures. I have decided in 2018 this winter I will visit Harbin. On arriving in Harbin I was a little dissapointed because there was no snow in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Arrie_Schoeman
Reviewed 6 days ago

People came to Harbin just for the grand ice expo and you will not be disappointed all cravings snow or ice mountain and building high with fine finishing so colourful by night and all so well managed for 20 years history

Date of experience: January 2019
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ChinoAkd2
5 January 2019|
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Response from silkypearl | Reviewed this property |
I use the body warmer pad to keep the battery last longer. Stick to it. It helps.
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nanei
23 August 2018|
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Response from mfr15 | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could answer this question. I know that in some out of the walking path is can be icy or covered with packed snow. I am not sure.
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MaximusCruiser
26 July 2018|
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Response from jennybthomson | Reviewed this property |
They are in 2 different areas of Harbin. We did the snow sculptures in the morning and the ice sculptures in the evening. We spent 3 hours at the snow sculptures. There is coffee shop there so you can warm up. We had the... More
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