December is one of the most joyful month of the year because of the enchanting Christmas. The shopping malls are up, shop windows have colorful and shiny displays, people are happier and nicer and everyone is in a holiday mood. If the snow has already covered all the streets and roofs, what more could you ask for? The symbol of Christmas. The Christmas tree. Let’s take a closer look at the 10 Most Magnificent Christmas Trees Around the World…

10 – The Red Square – Moscow / Russia

The Red Square

The Red Square

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In Moscow, this huge artificial Christmas tree lights up famous Red Square, with the GUM state department store behind it.

09 – Suvarnabhumi Airport – Bangkok / Thailand

Suvarnabhumi Airport

Suvarnabhumi Airport

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Thailand welcomes visitors with a striking indoor Christmas tree at Suvarnabhumi Airport.

08 – Unirii Square – Bucharest / Romania

Unirii Square

Unirii Square

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For Unirii Square artificial Christmas Tree over 2 million lights were used that is as tall as a 21-story building and weighs about 300 tons. The Christmas tree was lit in a ceremony on the Romania’s National Day.

07 – Praça do Comércio – Lisbon / Portugal

Praca do Comercio

Praca do Comercio

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More than 230 feet tall, christmas tree in Praça do Comércio is one of the largest in Europe.

06 – Eclipse – Washington D.C., US

Eclipse

Eclipse

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Located at the Eclipse park which is close to the White House, this shiny christmas tree is tradition since 1923.

05 – Trafalgar Square – London

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

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A token of gratitude for Britain’s aid during World War II, the Christmas tree in London’s Trafalgar Square has been the annual gift of the people of Norway since 1947.

04 – Rockefeller Center – New York City

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center

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The tradition of Rockefeller Center’s magnificent christmas tree has been going on since 1933, and it’s certainly an event meant to instill the Christmas spirit into the hearts of the American people.

03 – St. Peter’s Square – Rome / Italy

St Peters Square

St Peters Square

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Italy’s most mesmerizing Christmas tree is positioned in St. Peter’s Square, and it’s certainly worth admiring.

02 – Lafayette Galleries – Paris / France

Lafayette Galleries

Lafayette Galleries

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Every year in Christmas time, the Lafayette Galleries in Paris come up with this giant Christmas tree.

01 – Ipanema Lagoon – Rio de Janerio / Brazil

Ipanema Lagoon

Ipanema Lagoon

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You can find the world’s largest floating Christmas tree at Ipanema Lagoon. The tree weighs 542 tonnes, and it is illuminated by over 3.3 million lights.

  • Olivia Mak

    Italy is a dream to visit during the holidays. My family and I found Tuscany villas for rent that were in the breathtaking countryside but easily accessible. It was beautiful having the chance to eat at the local Tuscan restaurants and seeing the Italian Christmas decorations.