Ice Hotel Project - Back Story In 1989, Japanese ice...

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Back Story In 1989, Japanese ice artists visited the area and  created an exhibition of ice art.  In Spring 1990, French artist Jannot Derid held an  exhibition in a cylinder-shaped igloo in the area.  The first guests in the “hotel” were visitors in for the  event, and asked permission to sleep in the igloo when  there were no other rooms available. They slept in  sleeping bags on top of reindeer skin, this is how the  idea of an ice hotel was born. This ice hotel near the village of Jukkasjärvi, (Kiruna,  Sweden) was the world's first ice hotel.
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Entertainment The hotel offers many excursions via snowmobiles.  Northern Lights Show Ice-Fishing Traditional sauna bathing Killer whale safaris Enjoyment of the surrounding wilderness Dog sled excursions Reindeer sled excursions Guests can carve their own ice sculptures 
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Restaurants Ice Hotel Restaurant Here both traditional dishes and an exciting cross-over cuisine inspired  by global culture are served. The restaurant is not made of ice, instead  it offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere. For that extra touch of the  Arctic, many dishes are served on ice plates made from the crystal clear 
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