The City of Ice and Snow – Harbin, China

My favorite place that I have ever been to is in north China. It is located in the capital of Heilongjiang. The place that I am referring to is Harbin. It is known for its annual ice and snow sculpture festival, which is exactly where I went to. This is pursued every year in winter and is an International competition. Harbin is currently the largest ice and snow festival in the world. Sadly, it usually only lasts a month depending on the weather, making it even more unbelievable. There are 2 parts to it. The first being “Sun Island” filled with sculptures made purely out of snow, and the second being “Ice and snow world”, a small city built out of only ice. This city consists of ice blocks taken out of the Songhua river and is worked on day and night prior to the event. Built into these blocks are hundreds of multicolored lights that light up in the night given an unreal momentum. It is the most magical place I can think of, that you have to see to believe!

Sun Island

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Tube sledding

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Small parade

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dsc_0142Ice and Snow World

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The 10th Harbin Ice and Snow World

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Ice Igloo Restaurant

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I highly recommend going here! Thank you for reading and like if you want to go here too!

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