The most magical season of the year is here and with it, cities dress up in the most glamorous mood to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Here are some of this year’s most spectacular Christmas trees that we found so far in all the corners of the globe:
Starting the list locally, Jbeil was one of the first Lebanese cities to switch on their 2016 Christmas lights. We will be overviewing the best Christmas decorations all over Lebanon in an upcoming post so stay tuned.
With 550,000 bulbs, Osaka’s tree scooped a 2016 Guinness World record for the “most lights on an Artificial Christmas tree” for the sixth consecutive year.
The national Christmas tree stands in Cathedral Square in Vilnius with 50,000 lightbulbs so bright, that they are visible to everyone flying into or out of the city. A 27 metres, and a width of 50 metres covering 2,500 square metres.
In a Christmas traditional classic spirit the Pope’s 25 meter natural Christmas tree is decorated every year but tall enough to require a cherry-picker to decorate it. The tree will also shine with 18,000 Christmas lights which have been chosen in respect of the environment with an extremely low energy consumption.
Rockefeller Center, NYC
Covered with 50,000 energy-efficient LED twinklers it’s NYC 84th tree in the Rockeffeller’s history, the home of US broadcaster NBC.
White house, Washington DC
63 trees, 65,000 ornaments and 56 gingerbread houses dominated this year’s decoration of the White house.
source: SAUL LOEB / AFP / Getty Images
Galeries Lafayette, Paris
Paris’s biggest department store is looking all white from the bottom floor up to the rafters. This year’s design takes inspiration from the Arctic polar bears: a paper tree created by French artist Lorenzo Papace stands in the center of the the Coupole and with a scenography animated by a big wheel and cable cars under an arctic Christmas mood.
An iconic dynamic 21 meter high Christmas tree located in Martin palace is crowning Sydney’s Christmas decorations.
The Sapporo Factory commercial shopping center and museum in Japan went big with its Christmas tree this year. A 15-meter-high tree decorated with 35,000 lights
sourc: Japantoday / Sapporo
Which city’s tree did you like the most?
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