Gallery: Quebec’s Hotel de Glace is a Sculpted Winter Wonderland Escape...

There are several ice hotels in the frozen region of Scandinavia, but Hotel de Glace is North America’s only ice hotel. Made from 15,000 tons of snow and 500,000 tons of ice, the hotel takes 60 workers around a month to build each year. Moulded with metal frames, the hotel is built like a sandcastle, then allowed to harden in the chilly air of the Laurentian mountains for a few days before the supports are removed.

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