Fest-goers needn’t travel far to see the Empire State Building, Reykjavik’s Hallgrimskirkja church (with a 240m-long slide, if you don't mind freezing your butt off), or the Colosseum. Like a much colder Vegas, Harbin’s full of corny replicas.
Towering over visitors, the fest's illuminated structures -- made entirely out of chiseled H2O -- are among its most impressive attractions. Some are even alcohol-themed, for adult ice aficionados.
Even the bridges are frozen solid (just like the traffic on the GW -- boom tish).
Colossal snow sculptures, like this one, put your sad backyard snowman to shame…