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Biggest snow fort in the world: SnowCastle of Kemi

2010-02-01 07:25:45 GMT2010-02-01 15:25:45 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Tourists visit the SnowCastle of Kemi in northern Finnish City Kemi, Jan. 30, 2010. The SnowCastle of Kemi, hailed as the biggest snow fort in the world, has to be re-built each winter when snow is available. The intermittent availability of snow has afforded designers and builders the leverage to come up with different castle architecture every year since 1996 when the SnowCastle of Kemi debuted to over 300,000 visitors from around the world. (Xinhua/Zhao Changchun)

Tourists visit the SnowCastle of Kemi in northern Finnish City Kemi, Jan. 30, 2010. The SnowCastle of Kemi, hailed as the biggest snow fort in the world, has to be re-built each winter when snow is available. The intermittent availability of snow has afforded designers and builders the leverage to come up with different castle architecture every year since 1996 when the SnowCastle of Kemi debuted to over 300,000 visitors from around the world. (Xinhua/Zhao Changchun)

A tourist visits the SnowCastle of Kemi in northern Finnish City Kemi, Jan. 30, 2010. The SnowCastle of Kemi, hailed as the biggest snow fort in the world, has to be re-built each winter when snow is available. The intermittent availability of snow has afforded designers and builders the leverage to come up with different castle architecture every year since 1996 when the SnowCastle of Kemi debuted to over 300,000 visitors from around the world. (Xinhua/Zhao Changchun)

Ice tables and seats are ready for tourists in the SnowCastle of Kemi in northern Finnish City Kemi, Jan. 30, 2010. The SnowCastle of Kemi, hailed as the biggest snow fort in the world, has to be re-built each winter when snow is available. The intermittent availability of snow has afforded designers and builders the leverage to come up with different castle architecture every year since 1996 when the SnowCastle of Kemi debuted to over 300,000 visitors from around the world. (Xinhua/Zhao Changchun)

A child poses for photos in the SnowCastle of Kemi in northern Finnish City Kemi, Jan. 30, 2010. The SnowCastle of Kemi, hailed as the biggest snow fort in the world, has to be re-built each winter when snow is available. The intermittent availability of snow has afforded designers and builders the leverage to come up with different castle architecture every year since 1996 when the SnowCastle of Kemi debuted to over 300,000 visitors from around the world. (Xinhua/Zhao Changchun)

Tourists visit the SnowCastle of Kemi in northern Finnish City Kemi, Jan. 30, 2010.

The SnowCastle of Kemi, hailed as the biggest snow fort in the world, has to be re-built each winter when snow is available.

The intermittent availability of snow has afforded designers and builders the leverage to come up with different castle architecture every year since 1996 when the SnowCastle of Kemi debuted to over 300,000 visitors from around the world.

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