The Most Beautiful Christmas Trees In The World
What is Christmas without the sights of beautiful Christmas trees all around? These sights of fir and holly adorn the minds and hearts of all holiday lovers, lending a completion to Christmas season.
Here’s a round up of the world’s tallest and most beautiful Christmas trees:
Rockefeller Christmas tree
At the start of this list stands a tree so large and with tradition so old, that it become somewhat of an icon for the whole of North America. The glistening wire angels sing in trumpet to this mammoth tree, crowned with a Swarovski star.
A new tree is donated every year to the Rockefeller center. The tallest tree ever erected at the Rockefeller spanned 100 ft and was flown in on the world’s largest transport plane in 1999.
Where to find the Rockefeller Christmas tree: Rockefeller Center, New York, NY 10111
Highlights: Has a fantastic ice skating rink overlooked by the golden statute the Greek legend, Prometheus.
Dates: The lights stay on all the way into January first week.
Ukraine’s Christmas Tree at Kiev
The Ukrainian capital of Kiev turns into a magical holiday ground attracting thousands of tourists at St. Sophia’s Square. This beautiful Christmas tree is lighted by the Mayor on St. Nicholas Day (December 19th) and hosts over 42000 lights and 1000 garlands in a spell of lights and ornamental décor.
Where to see this tree: Volodymyrska St, 24, Kyiv, Ukraine, 01001
Dates: Up for display usually till January 3rd week.
Highlights: The lively Christmas market around the square with parades, concerts and art shows aptly captures the spirit of Kiev.
The Christmas tree of Vilnius, Lithuania
Does she look like a bride glowing under her veil of lights? The enchantment of this Christmas tree flows into the hearts of local Lithuanians and visitors alike.
Where to see this tree: Šventaragio Street, Cathedral Square, Vilnius, Lithuania
Dates: Until January 6th 2018
Highlights: Take the Christmas Train, a Lithuanian holiday tradition, around old downtown to experience festivals all around the capital.
Holiday tree at Moscow’s Red Square
Every year, a 100-year old fir tree with pre-defined metrics shoot up to glory in Moscow, decorated in flamboyance native to the Russians. Note to visitors – Russia celebrates Christmas on January 7th according to the Julian calendar. So technically, you are looking at a New Year tree below!
Where to see this tree: Red Square, Moskva, Russia, 109012
Dates: Till January 15th 2018
Highlights: Father Frost, firebirds, valenkis and mittens are the traditional toppers that go on board this regional tree. With such a different theme, this is one of those beautiful Christmas trees you must see in your lifetime!
Dortmund’s Christmas tree in Germany
This mammoth of a Christmas tree is a combination of 1700 tiny fir trees, towering over the town of Dortmund. Its prime highlight is its height, reaching out to 45 meters (147 ft)! As of today, it’s the tallest Christmas tree in the world.
Where to find this glorious creation: Hansplatz, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Dates: until 30th December
Highlights: The 4 meter-tall sparkling angel on top of the tree which spreads warm Christmas spirit.
Trafalgar Square Christmas tree in London
Perhaps more simple when compared to its sister trees in other countries. This beautiful Christmas tree was a gift from Norway to Britain for their support during the Second World War.
Where to see this tree: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
Dates: Till January 1st 2018
Highlights: A fantastic choir performance under the tree at the square to rev up your Christmas spirit.
Not all holiday trees are the fir or spruce ones that grew in dense forests. Some of the world’s most popular and beautiful Christmas trees are made out of paper, macaroons, toys and can you imagine, legos!
Here’s a link to some of the world’s most unusual Christmas trees – Unique holiday trees you can see this winter.
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