Harbin Ice Festival Selected "Best Winter Trip 2013" by National Geographic
Harbin Ice Festival, one of the most important and characteristic festivals in northern China, is listed among the "Best Winter Trips 2013" by National Geographic (http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/best-trips-winter-2013/). 10 world-famous tourist destinations and attractions are included in this list, including Toronto in Canada, western Taiwan by train, and Yellowstone National Park in USA.
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Harbin Ice Festival, usually begins on January 5th and lasts for one month. During the festival scores of delicate and vivid snow and ice sculptures are created in Harbin Sun Island Scenic Spot, the Ice and Snow World, and Ice Lantern Garden Party at Zhaolin Park. It is a world-renowned festival supported by thousands of snow activity enthusiasts.
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