ice sculptures festival

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rodetoren plein, Zwolle, Netherlands

ice sculptures festival Zwolle Reviews

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a very cold attraction Jan 06, 2013
This year it was the second time , the city of Zwolle organized the ice sculptures festival. Last year 140000 visitors where counted. The festival this year will be held between 8 dec 2012 till 27 jan 2013. For this festival the theme is the fairy tales of the Grimm brothers. During the visit you will see 21 positions of different characters made out of 250 thousand kilograms of ice and made by 40 international and local artist.

If you intent to visit this festival, keep in mind that the inside temperature is minus 8 degrees, so warm clothes is nice to wear en don't forget your camera.

The festival is open from 10 am till 6 pm every day and the entrance fee is for adults 9 euro, children between 5 and 13 5 euro, over 65 it's 6.50 euro and a family ticket ( 2 adults and 2 children till 13 ) it's 22 euro.

There is also the possibility to spend the night in the ice hotel. You can book the room on the website of Hotel Lumen in Zwolle.

When your ready with the visit you can warm up in the cafe and go back in site to see it again if you want.

Parking is possible the cheapest way is to park the car at the ijsselhallen parking and walk for 400 meters to the rodetoren plein. If you want to park the car close by, you can park in the maagjesbolwerk garage but it's expensive, 50 euro cent per 10 minutes.

For more info go to the website www.ijsbeelden.org. Only in dutch.
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X_Drive says:
That would be a real "cool" place to visit!! :D
Posted on: Jan 06, 2013
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