Best Christmas Celebrations Around the World
Nowadays Christmas is a worldwide festival, celebrated throughout the world from Asia to Europe, America and so on. Christmas is being celebrated by numerous people belonging to different religions. Christmas unites all people. That is why it is probably the most celebrated famous festival around the world.
Here are the names of some places where the people show their enthusiasm and make their Christmas celebration best around the world.
New York City, USA;
Christmas is the day for which the people of the Big Apple wait for. When Christmas is standing at your doorstep, the tallest Christmas tree gets lit in the Rockefeller Center. Winter time visitors cannot ignore the ice skating under the Christmas tree, and the window displays in the biggest departmental stores of New York City is also essential. You can finish your tour with The Nutcracker's performance of New York Ballet.
Vatican City, Italy;
Being the center of Catholicism, the people of Vatican City know how to celebrate Christmas perfectly. Though the city is magical at any of the year, but in December it inherits an incomparable beauty when in every corner the roasted chestnuts are being sold. The places like Piazza Navona, St. Peter's Square and in Aracoeli, Santa Maria's church are decorated beautifully. Most of the pilgrims at Christmas are attracted to the Vatican. Whether it is noon or Christmas Eve, in St Peter's Basilica the Midnight mass is eminent.
Placed in Nuremberg, Hauptmarkt, the magical Christkindlesmarkt (Christmas market) is a delight for the shopping lovers. If you think buying present can only indicate to the department stores then visit this place where 180 stalls sell trinkets, proffer toys, gingerbread, candles, sweets, mulled wine and bratwurst. A visit at night to perceive the fairy-tale spectacle made of colored light. This beautiful place makes Christmas shopping very lovable a work.
Though it is a non-Christian country, still Japan celebrates Christmas with much more enthusiasm. It is a day when non-Christians embrace the Christmas. In Japan New Year day is considered to be of more asset than the Christmas. Still they celebrate Christmas very joyfully. It is a day which resembles Valentines' day. In other word Christmas Eve, in Japan considered to be an evening for the couples. With fried chicken and delicious sponge cakes covered with cream and strawberry, the people of Japan celebrated this occasion fullest.
The place of beauty celebrates Christmas very uniquely and beautifully. Mountains, snow, delicious chocolates and cobbles streets make Switzerland much more attracted in this Christmas. The oodles of Christmas markets specially the one inside train stations, guided city strolls based on Christmas themes and the beautiful Christmas trees on Werdmuhleplatz, which come alive make Zurich's Christmas celebration one of the best around the world.
People of Dublin celebrate Christmas very uniquely with their cracking sense of humor. The Dubliners celebrates Christmas with a morning swim at the Forty Foot. Christmas markets, Christmas lights, cheesy pantos and ice skating make Dublin very attracted on Christmas. Carols at St. Patrick's cathedral is something you would never want to miss.