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North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to Harbin in winter was on my bucketlist for many years and when we finally got there it didn't dissapoint! First: it's cold, very cold.. But pack enough layers, buy warm shoes there and enjoy. The festival was magic, the sculptures on Sun...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware of taxi touts at the airport. They approach you to get you in their taxis. We insisted multiple times for the taxi driver to switch on the meter, but he persistently pointed to the mileage on his dashboard and said that was the meter....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very disappointed regarding this park. Very small and not so nice ice crafting I felt waste time. They should be better craft.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 605tanc
Reviewed 30 September 2018

it is once in an life experience. It is only open January to February and the beat time is at night time.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Terry G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If anybody plan to go here, please plan your schedule after 23rd December. The ice sculpture will be complete during his time. As they said, the will only cut the ice when the temperature is drop to -15degree Celsius. You may also go earlier but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank CikRasyiqah12
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is our second time we visited the Ice and snow world festival. Same as 3 years ago: AMAZING. The different colors (lights) incorporated into the sculptures is giving an additional touch. Incredible what these artist can make out of ice and snow. Visited the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank 208erwinh
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Coming from a tropical country, seeing these huge ice cubes carving; it blew our mind away! Great experience!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dimsum8
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Firstly, it is REALLY COLD!! We had just returned from skiing at Yabuli so we thought we knew what cold was, but this was really bad. Secondly, do buy the little plastic tobaggons from the touts OUTSIDE the attraction. It is much cheaper than if...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank BitzyBatsy
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Always wanted to see Harbin in the winter but sub-20 degree temperatures in Dec.kept me at bay. So decided on a side trip from Shanghai. Harbin is a pleasant city - clear skies, broad avenues, less than half the population in Shanghai. Relic Russian architectural...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Charles T
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Harbin is cold in the winter, Siberian, really. So, what better place for a snow and ice sculpture festival. If you have no knowledge of Chinese and no one to help you, good luck in finding the right locations of all the different places. This...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank QingdaoAl
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23 August 2018|
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Response from ROD P | Reviewed this property |
I would hold an infant. It gets really cold and they will need your body heat. It's not a kind of place for an infant. There were children there, but only 1 or 2 infants being held. Young children, about 8 years and up did... More
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
8 July 2018|
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Response from ROD P | Reviewed this property |
We put a heat packet on the back of the phone to keep it warm. It may not work if too cold.