Christmas Markets In Germany Austria And Switzerland

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Christmas Markets In Germany Austria And Switzerland

This is one of the famous festivals in Germany the celebrations will be started from mid November till the end of December at the time of the festival the streets of Germany are so colorful with lights and the markets are decorated with different colors and the huts are wrapped with red and green cloths which brings the Christmas theme and the stars on the Christmas trees all over the streets it is just an amazing festival season in Germany.

The Christmas market festival is celebrated in every city and small villages of Germany in very different ways which makes the festival more famous around the world. At the time of the festival we get different kinds of gift items and small dolls and some cloth items which are famous in Germany which are related to Christmas items.

Places and their type of markets:

Berlin:

They are almost 60 Christmas markets in Berlin city and the famous historic market in Gedarmenmarkt square which is surrounded by church`s. You can find craftman working there and during the festival you can see musicians, dancers and special acts held on the street and also jugglers who will perform a special act for you this is the only Christmas market where there is an entry fee of 1 euro for adults and free for kids under 12 years.

If you are planning a fun for Christmas and new year this time, then it’s the right place to visit.

Cologne:

They were so many famous markets at the time of the festival, but people visit more to this marketplace for seeing the old crafts and mulled wine sold at the time of the festival which is famous. They are different kinds of shows held here specially for the children.

The main attraction of the market is the free music concert held in front of the cathedral.

Stuttgart:

Million of people visit this market every year as it is the oldest and prettiest Christmas markets all over Germany. They are more than 250 stalls which are decorated beautifully. They are also special shows held at the festival time, but the main attraction of this market is the open air skating rink.

Dresden:

When you visit this market, the first thing that will attract your eyes is their tradition which brings back the look of the olden years. We get different kind of items in this market like candle holders, crafts and textiles which are made naturally.

The main attraction of this market is the world tallest christian pyramid which is up to 14 meters height.

Nuremberg:

This market is located in the old town with over 200 colorful wooden huts we get amazing hand made crafts and dried plum. Make sure that you taste the signature bratwurst and the Nuremberg gingerbread.

The opening of this market is done by a little girl who is dressed as an angel who reads out the prayer from the cathedral`s balcony and starts the market.

In the evening we can find kids waking up the hill to the Nuremburg castle catching lamps in their hand which is a magical moment to watch.

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