10 of the world’s most beautiful ice skating rinks

(CNN)Shorts and flip-flops on the deck.

Drinks chilling in the cooler.
Ice clinking in your margarita glass.
Then winter hits.
Fear not — there’s another use for large blocks of ice, as you can discover for yourself at some of the world’s most dramatic water-walking spots.
Tower of London Ice Rink, London
Banff Lake Louise, Banff, Canada
Eiffel Tower Ice Rink, Paris
Evergreen Lake, Colorado
Red Square Rink, Moscow
Rideau Canal Skateway, Ottawa
Rockefeller Center, New York
Shichahai Lake, Beijing
Shichahai Lake, opposite Beihai Park’s North Gate, Di’anmen West Street, Xicheng District; opens late winter
Somerset House, London
Vienna Ice Dream, Vienna, Austria

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