SnowCastle of Kemi

Local nameKemin lumilinna
LocationKemi, Finland

The SnowCastle of Kemi is the biggest snow fort in the world. It is rebuilt every winter with a different architecture in Kemi, Finland. In 1996 the first snow castle drew 300,000 visitors. For several years the snowcastle was located in the Kemi city harbor. in 2017 the location was moved into a nearby park. Current address is Mansikkanokankatu 15.

The area covered by the castle has varied from 13,000 to over 20,000 square metres. The highest towers have been over 20 metres high and longest walls over 1,000 metres long, and the castle has had up to three stories. Despite its varying configurations, the snow castle has a few recurring elements: a chapel, a restaurant and a hotel.

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Snow Castle Kemi @ Lukáš Nevosád

Opening hours

Winter only

More information and contact




Phone +358 16 258 878

Address (Unnamed Road), 94100, Finland

Coordinates 65°43'36.79" N 24°33'40.72" E

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