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Ice bar

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Customers enjoy a drink and some respite from the outside heat at Icebar Tokyo in Ginza. Nearly 180 people stop at the bar daily to cool off in minus 5 degrees Celsius temperatures. The bar is located at Ginza 8-5-15 SVAX GINZA 1F.

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a truly "cool" bar

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Cool.

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Wow, not my cup of, er, tea. How much for the drinks I wonder?

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"I'll stop the world to melt with you" (at Ice bar) !!!

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Wouldn't want to be there during an earthquake.

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Are they enjoying drink in a glass made of ice?!

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Heeellp, mhy thoungue izz shtuuck tuo the ghlass.

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lunchbox, lol

I wonder what the bathrooms are like...
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That doesn't look comfortable or appealing at all. Rather have a cushy seat and AC with my drink.

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What do they do with the bar in the winter time?

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that looks cool. literally. Always cold beer w00t.

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One of the strangest places I have ever seen.

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amannin that encouraged some really funny images in my head xD. Don't get stuck to the toilet seats!

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"Wow, not my cup of, er, tea. How much for the drinks I wonder?"

it depends but usually are around 1000 yen but they are really smooth going down.

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But why would you want to sit there(Are they on a block of ice?)with those silly outfits on?

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I also hear the customer service there sucks. You kinda get the 'cold' shoulder from the staff.

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Hey just go to Northern Canada, and you can do that for free, minus the cost of your own drinks. That looks like what my buddies and I did when we went hunting for rabbits.

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Silly people!

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Cool pic, no pun intended. It does remind me of a set from Space:1999 though.

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you can write your name on your seat in yellow.

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Do they serve hot coco?

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Hahaha, loved the comment KaptainKichigai.

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the concept is kewl, the design is kinda morbid

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Am sure this is very eco.

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Chill frosty.

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cool...

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ice, ice baby))) cool place, would love to go there))) love ice and snow)))

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Do they use an icepick to clean the restrooms?

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Seen the place featured on TV a few times for quiet some time.

Might be fun to visit once.

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Reminds me of the Ice Hotel featured in the James Bond movie.

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as a celt of Scottish origin and Highland origin let it known I can say its welcoming picture in this unrelenting heat. But I would be sitting there in my undies.

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amazing shot too .....any hint at the iso.

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How much is the fish? Does anyone know if you have to pay to enter the bar? Arigatou gozaimasu.

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