Tourists flock to Chinese city built from sculpted ice

Tourists have been flocking to China's newest city, constructed entirely from sculpted ice.

The Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival opened in the northern city of Harbin in Heilongjiang province on Sunday.

An ice sculpture skyline at the Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Credit: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Tourists sit on a horse-drawn carriage in front of ice sculptures Credit: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
A family takes a picture in front of ice sculptures Credit: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon