|Ice Pagoda in the Park|
After improved in 1985, the park has become a nice place with enchanting scenery. In the east, there is Huaguo Mountain (Flower and Fruit Mountain). In the west, there lies Meigui Mountain (Rose Mountain). Xiaonan Islet is located in the south and glass flower cellar is found in the north. A man-made lake flows around in the center with five small bridges cleverly link the water area. In the park, there are Yingyue Garden, Dingxiang Garden, arbors, the open-air theatre, children's playground, skate land and flower and fish exhibition hall.
In spring and summer, the flowers in the park are in full bloom, the birds are twittering, it is a good summer resort. In winter, the park becomes a silver world with ice and snow.
The ice festival and ice lantern show renowned at home and abroad are held every winter here. When the night fell, the ice lanterns in the park combine light, sound and action in one, resplendent with a great variety of colors. The vivid and fanciful designs collect the beautiful scene in the world. By taking the nature-endowed advantage of ice and snow, and using modern science and technology, the wise and industrious people make a number of exquisitely-carved ice and snow art work in different forms and shapes. They are praised as three-dimensional paintings solidifying notes and colorful poems. The charming scenery makes visitors immerse in fantasies and forget to return home.
The snow festival is held every January 5 th to the late February. Every year, new changes and surprises are presented before visitors, complimented as "the non-repetitive fairy tales".
|Ice Sculpture of Dragon King|
|Admission Fee:||During the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival: |
CNY200 for adults
CNY100 for children between 1.2-1.4 meters
Free of charger for children under 1.2 meters
At usual time: free
|Opening Hours:||09:00-21:00 during the Ice and Snow Festival |
05:00 – 18:30
|Bus Routes:||Take bus 8, 53, 74, 83, 113, 114, 201, 206 and get off at Zhaolin Gongyuan (Zhaolin Park) Station. |
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☆ Harbin Ice Lantern Artistic Show (2011-2012)
|Ice Sculpture in the Park|
The style of the lantern show this year is very Chinese. 20,000 cubic meter ice and snow are used to make more than 1500 ice sculptures of eight scenic areas within the park. Relying on the nature atmosphere and terrain of Zhaolin Park, the scenery of South China is unfolded beautifully. On the island surrounded by river, there is a 1500-square-meter indoor ice stadium, and also an ice art exhibition hall which can show the world’s top-end ice sculpture not only in winter but all year round. Over 100 ice sculpture artists from 20 countries and regions gather in the ice city to show their best ice works.