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Address: North bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China
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US$270.00*
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Private Day Tour: Ice and Snow Festival plus Icy Swimming Show including All...
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US$295.00*
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Private Day Tour: Winter Highlights of Harbin including Manchurian-Han Style...
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Private City Tour of Harbin in Winter

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Worth a Trip to Harbin

My son and I took the overnight train from Beijing to attend the Ice and Snow festival. It was definitely worth the trip to experience this magical place. It is cold for sure... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Shari B
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beijing
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son and I took the overnight train from Beijing to attend the Ice and Snow festival. It was definitely worth the trip to experience this magical place. It is cold for sure, but it was a site to behold and to our surprise there were so many activities. Our only regret is that we did not get to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We hopped in a taxi from our hostel, and asked to go to Bingxue, the name of the Harbin Ice and Snow World in Chinese. The taxi started of, and then the driver asked if we had tickets for entry. We told him no, and he said we should buy them first, so that we could skip the line -... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've had this on my bucket list for years, and it did. It did not disappoint! We got there around 4:15 and the sun was setting over the ice and it was gorgeous. We stayed until just before 6. The sun had set and the lights had been in for about an hour. This was the perfect amount of time... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wear multiple layers. This place is truly amazing and I can't imagine ever seeing anything like it anywhere else in the world. There are sculptures from teams all over the world so you get a nice variety of themes. Plenty for all ages to enjoy. We booked round trip transportation on a bus through a hotel and this is smart... More 

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Chennai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saw the sculptures by day light and in the evening when they are beautiful coloured with lights. It's an amazing show. Their are a lot of ice attractions for young and old, like skating, biking, boating, sliding, bobsled. Buy a small plastic sitting pad outside the attraction when you have children with you, so they can play at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

what they build here in the winter is amazing, a city out of snow and Ice, Heineken bar, restaurants, beautiful sculptures, massive slides. So much going on in other parts of Harbin and the frozen river- worth the trek for 4 days yes, it is a Tad cold Durrr, -30c and being china, they only take cash and there is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ice grippers for your boots are a must. Well worth visiting twice. Once in the early part of the day and then a separate time for dusk / early evening visit. Photographically the best light is the 30 minutes around sunset. Very very busy at evenings with lots of Chinese. Tripods are not really suitable with the crowds.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited last weekend. Well worth the trip from New Zealand to see. Is one of 3 main Ice or snow parks (you should do all 3, see my other reviews). Entrance fee was about 300RMB we arrived about 2pm (no queues) so had to wait a bit for sunset (about 5). it was interesting to see the contrast between day... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Harbin as a tourist, this is it. Do the trip by yourself if you can manage some Chinese. Going with agents or tour groups is not worth it.

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Thank Ramesh R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience, such an eye opener and definitely worth braving the cold to see! The sculptures designed by worldwide artists and the sheer size of the ice towers and turrets were equally stunning. Check out the ice and snow slides too, great fun.

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