Have you ever wanted to visit a real life winter wonderland, complete with its own ice castle? Now’s your chance.
The Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival, famed for its gigantic illuminated sculptures, has officially kicked off in northern China.
The annual event, held in the capital of Heilongjiang Province, is now in its 33rd year.
According to a China Daily report, more than 50 farmers worked for 20 days to supply Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival’s sculptors with blocks of ice from the river.
The best time to go is at night, when sculptures are illuminated with LED lights.
Though it’s been open to visitors since late December, the official launch took place on January
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