Head outside during National Parks Week
The best ice sculptures at Sapporo Snow Festival.
Japan's world-famous Sapporo Snow Festival has just drawn to a close, with an estimated 2 million people visiting the northern city to see some truly stunning snow and ice scupltures from around the world.
Click through the gallery to see stunning pictures of how this chilly corner of Hokkaido was transformed into a winter wonderland...
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... on some pics tis difficult to tell which the sculpture is exactly ...
... nevertheless,as elsewhere there are some really brilliant sculptings achieved ! ~