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Quiz: How many of these snowy cities do you recognise?

These cities look all the more stunning under a blanket of snow. But how many of them are familiar to you?

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1. A river winds around this city’s castle, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Where is it?

Brno, Czech Republic

Bratislava, Slovakia

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Vienna, Austria

2. This coastal city is known for its lighthouse and colourful houses. Where is it?

San Francisco, USA

Longyearbyen, Norway

St John’s, Canada

Valparaiso, Chile

3. Most travellers visit this city for its ice sculpture festival. Where is it?

Fairbanks, USA

Hakodate, Japan

Incheon, South Korea

Harbin, China

4. A highlight of this city is its opera and ballet theatre. Where is it?

St Petersburg, Russia

Moscow, Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia

Sofia, Bulgaria

5. Visit this city in winter and you can see the northern lights, reindeer and an ice museum. Where is it?

Akureyri, Iceland

Espoo, Finland

Nuuk, Denmark

Fairbanks, USA

6. A river runs through the old town of this romantic European city. Where is it?

Villach, Austria

Budapest, Hungary

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

7. This capital city in central Asia is home to an opera theatre and grand mosques. Where is it?

Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

8. Snow falls in this city once in a while. Where is it?

Dunedin, New Zealand

Hobart, Australia

London, UK

Portland, USA

9. Where is this Scandinavian second city?

Gothenburg, Sweden

Bergen, Norway

Aarhus, Denmark

Espoo, Finland

10. In which former Soviet city would you find this particular Ferris wheel?

Baku, Azerbaijan

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

11. This city is known for hosting an annual snow festival. Where is it?

Quebec City, Canada

Seoul, South Korea

Beijing, China

Sapporo, Japan

12. This cathedral is even more beautiful in the snow. Where is it?

Riga, Latvia

Vilnius, Lithuania

Tallinn, Estonia

Minsk, Belarus

13. In which city can you see this traditional monastery?

Busan, South Korea

Erdenet, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Tianjin, China

14. This dock looks pretty as a picture in the snow. Where is it?

Bergen, Norway

Oslo, Norway

Copenhagen, Denmark

Akureyri, Iceland

15. In which city will you find this cathedral?

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Minsk, Belarus

Yerevan, Armenia

St Petersburg, Russia

16. In which city can you see this historic market building?

Helsinki, Finland

Vienna, Austria

Krakow, Poland

Gdansk, Poland

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