Sapporo snow festival is one of the most amazing and most important event in Japan during the winter. Every year a growing number of tourists visit this festival this year nearly two million people around the world came to see the amazing ice sculptures made by human hand. Every February for 7 days the festival takes a place in Japan and Sapporo is transformed into a magical winter land of crystal white snow sculptures.
This year held 65th annual Winter Festival in Sapporo, and runs until 11 February. One of the largest and most beautiful sculpture is dedicated to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. This year you will see 168 different ice sculptures which are replicas of historic buildings from Malaysia and India. According to the official website of the festival, there are currently 2.36 million visitors to the Japanese island of Hokkaido, where Sapporo is.