Christmas time means the world gets brighter. Stunning trees, beautifully decorated with lights and ornaments pop up in all corners of the world. Here’s a list of 10 beautiful trees from around the world.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
At 279-feet-high, the floating Christmas tree at Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is said to be the largest in the world. It was launched on November 29th 2014 surrounded by a colourful spectacle of fireworks and lights. Its stunning structure and twinkling lights make it a real eye catcher.
Rockefeller Plaza, New York, USA
The official Christmas tree tradition at Rockefeller Centre began in 1933 and is usually a Norway Spruce. The tree is erected in early to mid-November, and lit in late November or early December. The lighting ceremony is broadcast on NBC’s ‘’Christmas in Rockefeller Centre Show’’ and features live performances from various artists.
Galleries Lafayette, Paris, France
Paris is known as one of the fashion capitals of the world, it’s no surprise the annual four-storey Christmas tree at Galleries Lafayette in Paris is a work of art.
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany
Germany’s capital brings the festive season to the city with a beautifully lit Christmas tree which stands next to the Brandenburg Gate. In 1990, the official ceremony to mark the reunification of Germany took place at this gate.
Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain
The beautiful structure in Madrid’s central Puerta Del Sol is a treat to the eyes. The golden masterpiece is sponsored by the national lottery.
Mount Ingino, Gubbio, Italy
The Mount Ingino Christmas tree is a lighting illumination in the shape of a Christmas tree that is installed annually on the slopes of Mount Ingino outside the city of Gubbio, Italy. The tree is 650 metres high and 350 metres wide. It consists of 3000 multi-coloured lights and 8.5km of electrical cable.
Lego Christmas tree, London, UK
A few years ago, a Christmas tree made entirely of Lego bricks was unveiled at London’s St Pancras International Station, where the Eurostar leaves for Paris.