Fantasy Ice Sculpture Works come to Beijing Workers Stadium

06/01/2015
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News: According to the official announcement, from Dec.30, 2014 to Feb.13, 2015, the New Year Ice Lantern Carnival will be open at the Beijing Workers Stadium. The ticket fee is 100 yuan ($16) per person and 240 yuan for a package of three tickets.

Ice Sculpture of the Temple of Heaven

Ice Sculpture of the Temple of Heaven

This is a breaking News for the visitors who want to see Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival but do not have enough time to Harbin from Beijing. It is also very convenient to get there. There are dozens of public buses running by way of Workers Stadium Stop, such as No.110, No.113, No.115, No.117, No.118, No.403, No.406, No.623, No.701; and subway line 2 stops at East Forty Tiao stop and Chaoyangmen stop, and line 6 stop at Dongdaqiao stop.

Beijing Workers Stadium Ice Lantern Festival

Beijing Workers Stadium Ice Lantern Festival

Beijing Workers Stadium, often called as Gongti or Gong Ti, is a multi-purpose stadium in the Chaoyang District of north-eastern Beijing, China. It is near to the Workers Gymnasium and Embassy areas. The stadium was built in 1959 and was last renovated in 2004, covering a land area of 350,000 square meters and having a capacity of 66,161 people.

In this Carnival, 150 craftsmen were invited to make magnificent ice sculptures inside three enormous temporary sheds on the grounds of the stadium. They are from Harbin which is know as its ice lanterns and sculptures. The tons of ice blocks are transported from inner Mongolia for build an ice world featuring traditional Beijing culture and Chinese sport passion.

Ice Sculptures in Beijing Gongti

Ice Sculptures in Beijing Gongti

Visitors will see the sculptures of the Temple of Heaven, the Linglong Pagoda in the Western Hills, and the Reclining Buddha of the Wofo Temple. The others are designed in the theme of Olympic Games, such as snow engravings of Olympic culture and torches of the past five Winter Olympic Games. Visitors can walk inside the ice sculptures of traditional Chinese architecture and take photos of themselves with exciting ice works with themes such as the Olympic Games and Beijing’s local culture.

Ice Sculpture of Qianmen Gate

Ice Sculpture of Qianmen Gate

Ice Sculptures of Beijing Workers Stadium

Ice Sculptures of Beijing Workers Stadium

Ice Sculptures of Beijing Workers Stadium

Ice Sculptures of Beijing Workers Stadium