Have you ever wondered how it would be to step inside a huge castle made of ice or snow? Or perhaps, to step in a bar where you could serve a delicious whisky or a shot of tequila from an ice water glass? Well, the biggest and interesting ice and snow architecture can be found only a couple of countries with China, Japan and Finland competing for the top spot. Yes, if you ever have a chance you shouldn’t miss the annual festivals such as Sapporo and Harbin which now how a lot of editions behind them.

Nonetheless, below you’ll find 25 stunning images of ice or snow architecture which includes not only castles or bars, but also the famous Mickey and Minnie Mouse couple, SpongeBob or Santa’s Sleigh. Thus, I’m sure that you’ll have a terrific time as you will scroll this magnificent list.  So therefore, enjoy, be inspired and if you will like this article, then please share it with your friends or community! Many thanks! Cheers!

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Snow Castle Sapporo Snow Festival (Japan)










Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (China)

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Sheng Li/Reuters


Winter Carnival Ice Castle (day) (St Paul, Minnesota)



Kemi -Finland





Lumi Linna -Finland