Christmas has changed from a global holiday, regardless of religion or location. based on our survey chose 10 Best Places to enjoy the Christmas holidays. He’re is The Most Beautiful Christmas Place in the World.
1. Bathlehem, Yerusalem.
Commercialism is now increasingly displacing the true meaning of Christmas. So to return to the roots of Christmas, no one can beat the pilgrimage to the birthplace of Jesus. Manger Square (Court Manger) in the Old City, Bethlehem, on Christmas Eve was filled with Christmas trees. And top celebrations can be found at the midnight mass at St.. Catherine, just as the bell rang at 24.00
2. Santa Claus Village, Finlandia
If not satisfied with the number of Santa Claus at the mall, arose and flew to the Arctic circle in Finland. St. Nicholas aka Santa Claus is an honorary citizen in this village of Santa Claus. Although located in snowy regions, in the interior of deer-inhabited forest, but even more tourists interested in visiting this village. Not far from the village, there are also amusement park of Santa Park.
3. New York, United States.
Quite a few films that show the splendor of New York at Christmas time (example: Home Alone 2). Christmas lights everywhere, hopefully there is little snow fell, then you can see the glitter of the biggest Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center that has been installed from the beginning of December, ice-skating around a Christmas tree, then shopping at fancy stores in New York . And at the end of the show is the show “The Nutkracker” by the New York City Ballet.
4. Bondi Beach, Australia.
The opposite of all the cliches of Christmas in the northern part of the world, on this beach you will not find snow or Christmas lights. December 25 this beach will be filled by a backpacker, and shaken by the DJ and band performances.
5. Midnight Mass, the Vatican Italy.
Certainly the center of the Catholic Church will celebrate Christmas with a large scale. Vatican City includes the spiritual appeal in general, but when Christmas atmosphere is thicker again. The smell of roasted chestnuts sweet peas in the streets and the whole city was filled with presepi (nativity scene). Places must stop off: the Court of St.. Peter, Piazza Navona, and the church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli on the Capitoline Hill. The Vatican is where the most interesting of pilgrims. Midnight Christmas Mass at the Basilica of St. Peter, or at noon on December 25, the events unforgettable.
6. Dublin, Irlandia.
Catholics in Ireland to celebrate Christmas with a sense of humor. The most interesting event is the swimming pool on the morning of December 25, in the salt water pool 12 yards. Before Christmas the streets of Dublin is always crowded, there are 12 Day Christmas Markets in Docklands, mime performances, Christmas lights, ice-skating, and its bazaars and perayayaan in Temple Bar. Do not forget also the singing of Christmas (Christmas Carol) in the Cathedral of St.. Patrick.
7. Nuremberg, Germany.
Do not buy Christmas presents at the mall, try visiting Christkindlesmarkt (Christmas Market), the Hauptmarkt, Nuremberg. Here the tent about 180 stalls offering toys, knick-knacks, candles, gingerbread, and candy for the visitors. Looking around you can enjoy bratwurst (sausage typical of Germany) and grape juice mixed with warm or rempahan spices like cinnamon, cloves, or ginger. After dusk, and all the Christmas lights were lit, it turned like a fairy tale. This is where the most romantic Christmas shopping.
8. Zurich, Switzerland.
Known for its chocolate, mountains, and snow, Switzerland is also suitable for the Christmas holidays, especially in the city of Zurich, because of the many Christmas markets (even in the train station), and also tour the city with a Christmas theme. Jug Christmas tree ‘singing’ in Werdmuhleplatz, the choir on stage triangles arranged to look like a Christmas tree, complete with shades of green and lights.
9. Tokyo, Japan.
Christmas in Tokyo is always bright, but not religious nuances. Japanese tradition is more excited to celebrate the New Year than Christmas, but this is the way non-Christian people try to celebrate Christmas. Should be recognized spirits, with all the amazing lights and decorations. But unfortunately Christmas in Japan is not a holiday, so there is little anti-climax. Festive Christmas Eve celebration, and celebrations like Valentine, for this occasion young couples express love. Christmas traditions in Japan is to cook fried chicken, then followed by tart with cream and strawberries.
10. San Juan, Puerto Rico
The island is small but profound personality. Puerto Rico to celebrate Christmas without snow, with the rhythm of salsa and roast pork. Celebrations took place from mid December to alert the Three Kings on January 6. Since mid-December the churches in Puerto Rico show Christmas songs in every Mass, and groups of singers aka Christmas Caroler Christmas also came from house to house to spread the joy. Peak celebration is on Christmas Eve, at midnight mass. Stop also at City Hall, the Plaza de Armas to see the Christmas decorations and also to the court of Paseo de la Princesa.
From list of The Most Beautiful Christmas Place in the World, are you inspired where to go on holiday on Christmas day?