10 of the world's most beautiful ice skating rinks

Laura Ma and Jason Kwok, CNNUpdated 12th December 2016
(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:
1. Tower of London Ice Rink, London
Tower of London Ice Rink; November 16, 2016 to January 3, 2017
2. Banff Lake Louise, Banff, Canada
Banff Lake Louise; mid-December to mid-April (weather permitting)
3. Eiffel Tower Ice Rink, Paris
Eiffel Tower Ice Rink; December 15, 2016 to February, 2017
4. Evergreen Lake, Colorado
Evergreen Lake; December 17, 2016 to March 5, 2017 (weather permitting)
5. Red Square Rink, Moscow
Red Square Rink; November 30, 2016 to March 15, 2017
6. Rideau Canal Skateway, Ottawa
Rideau Canal Skateway; January to early March (weather permitting)
7. Rockefeller Center, New York
The Rink at Rockefeller Center; October 8, 2016 to March 19, 2017
8. Shichahai Lake, Beijing
Shichahai Lake, opposite Beihai Park's North Gate, Di'anmen West Street, Xicheng District; opens late winter
9. Somerset House, London
Skate at Somerset House; November 17, 2016 to January 15, 2017
10. Vienna Ice Dream, Vienna, Austria
Wiener Eistraum; December 27, 2016 to March 12, 2017
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