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Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to walk through a winter wonderland, the 33rd annual Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival is underway. Famous for the enormous, intricately carved ice sculptures, the city of Harbin transforms into a famous yearly winter festival, attracting visitors from around the world. Officially launched on Jan 5, the festival continues through Feb 25, 2017.

To learn more, visit http://www.icefestivalharbin.com/

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Tourists visit ice sculptures illuminated by colored lights during the opening ceremony of the 18th Harbin Ice And Snow World as part of the 33rd Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on January 5, 2017 in Harbin, China. The Festival, established in 1985, is held annually from January 5 and lasts for over one month. Photo Credit: VCG/VCG via Getty Images

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The opening ceremony of the 33rd Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival opened January 2017. Photo Credit: Tao Zhang/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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Fireworks illuminate the night sky marking the opening of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival to celebrate the new year in Harbin on January 5, 2017. Photo credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images

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The ice sculptures are illuminated by colored lights at Harbin ice and snow world to celebrate the new year in Harbin city of China on January 1 2017. Photo Credit: Tao Zhang/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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Tourists visit Harbin Ice and Snow World, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 5, 2017. As the centerpiece of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, the ice and snow theme park opened to the public on Thursday. This year the park covers about 800,000 square meters and used 330,000 cubic meters of ice and snow. Photo Credit: Xinhua/Wang Jianwei via Getty Images

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A Tibetan Buddhist monk takes a photo with his smartphone as he visits ice sculptures illuminated by colored lights at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival to celebrate the new year in Harbin on January 5, 2017. Photo Credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images

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Photo Credit: Tao Zhang/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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Photo Credit: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images