The top 6 best ice rinks in the world
When it comes to the best ice rinks in the world, you can find many that are considered to be famous.
It all starts with the Rideau Canal Skateway that is the world’s largest natural ice skate rink in Ottawa, Canada, according to the Guinness World Records. The total size of the ice skating surface is the equivalent of 90 Olympic size and it measures 7.8km. As you skate on this you get to see some of the most impressive buildings from Ottawa like the Parliament buildings or the Chateau Laurier Hotel.
This outdoor ice skate rink is located in London. You will get the opportunity to get a good taste of London and it’s situated right in front of the majestic building and this is the scenery that you’ve probably already seen in many famous motion pictures movies. The admission fee starts from only 7.50 GBP and the fun is guaranteed.
Patinoire de L’Hotel de Ville
Paris has always been an amazing city. This is probably one of the most stunning rinks in the world and it measures an impressive 1,365 sq meters. It’s right in front of the town hall and it can be a fun time every time you find yourself in Paris during the winter. It’s open from December 21st up to the beginning of March and it’s free. Renting a pair of skates costs only 5 Euros. Now who said Paris was an expensive city? You can have fun with little money.
Old Port Skating Rink
This is another marvel of Canada, where the fun begins a lot early compared to the other outdoor ice skate rinks, at the end of November, and it lasts up until March. The rink is situated at the edge of the St. Lawrence River and it’s open for some ice skating fun. This is considered to be a major attraction for Montreal and you can skate all day long with just $6.00.
Vienna is one of the main attraction for tourists all winter long. You will get the opportunity to find a magical setting in the center of the city and you have a huge 7K sq meters of ice available. There are many other attractions around this skating rink and you can always get a snack or a hot chocolate after a long skating session. In case you visit Vienna during the winter, this is a place where you must go. The admission fee is 6.5 Euros and children get to skate for only 5 Euros.
Located in New York City, in Central park, this is a famous rink. You’ve seen it featured in many movies, as Home Alone 2: Lost in NY and it’s there to bring you lots of joy. The admission fee is $11.25 and in case you want to rent skates you need to pay $8. You could have a good time in Manhattan while looking at the big skyscrapers building around it.