Sweden's Icehotel through the years
In celebration of the Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi in northern Sweden marking its 25th anniversary this winter, The Local takes a closer look at the world's first hotel crafted in frozen water.
Photos by Icehotel Jukkasjärvi
The Icehotel is not just a hotel, it's also an art project. It was created by the Swedish entrepreneur Yngve Bergqvist in the winter of 1989/1990.
Photo: Photographer unknown/Icehotel (One of the very first ice bars, early 1990's)