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Breckenridge Ice Castle

Built by hand from individual icicles, the Breckenridge Ice Castle covers almost an acre downtown and is open every afternoon from 2-10 p.m. on weekdays and 12-10 p.m. on weekends. The castle is expected to stay open until late March depending on the weather.

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David Zwyer, 5, from Denver, looks up at a ceiling covered in icicles at the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Builders created the castle out of nearly five million gallons of water that was frozen into icicles and hand-placed to create the structure. The Ice Castle is expected to stay open until late March. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A visitors walks through the Breckenridge Ice Castle as it is lit up at night Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Color changing LED lights are frozen into the castle allowing exploration all the way until closing time at 10 p.m. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Shea Gatewood, from Georgia, walks under a tunnel of ice at the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Katryna Barnes, left, and Dakota Newman, from Denver, take a picture in an ice cave at the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Dan Kossmann, from Nebraska, explores the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A setting sun lights up the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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David Zwyer, 5, from Denver, walks past an entrance to the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Piper Stevens, 5, from Missouri, pretends to be Elsa, the princess from Disney's Frozen, while visiting the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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David Zwyer, 5, from Denver, looks up at a ceiling covered in icicles at the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Builders created the castle out of nearly five million gallons of water that was frozen into icicles and hand-placed to create the structure. The Ice Castle is expected to stay open until late March. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A visitors walks through the Breckenridge Ice Castle as it is lit up at night Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Color changing LED lights are frozen into the castle allowing exploration all the way until closing time at 10 p.m. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Shea Gatewood, from Georgia, walks under a tunnel of ice at the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Katryna Barnes, left, and Dakota Newman, from Denver, take a picture in an ice cave at the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Dan Kossmann, from Nebraska, explores the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A setting sun lights up the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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David Zwyer, 5, from Denver, walks past an entrance to the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Piper Stevens, 5, from Missouri, pretends to be Elsa, the princess from Disney's Frozen, while visiting the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Visitors explore the Breckenridge Ice Castle Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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