Ice Palaces

Structures built of ice, often elaborately decorated, furnished, and lit, erected for festivals, exhibitions, and sporting events; popular in 18th-century Russia and then throughout the northern latitudes during the mid-20th century.

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ice palaces
ice palace
palaces, ice
ijspaleizen Dutch
ijspaleis Dutch
palacios de hielo Spanish
palacio de hielo Spanish
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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006814. The J. Paul Getty Trust.