An Ice Place to Visit

Even though it's one of the world's most exclusive lodgings, the Ice Hotel's clientele typically dresses for dinner in ski suits rather than evening clothes. The 4,000-sq.-m (43,056 sq. ft.) hotel, in the Swedish Arctic Circle town of Jukkasjarvi, is rebuilt each year toward the end of October, when temperatures drop to 3C below zero (26F), using the area's most easily found commodities - snow and ice.

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