Merry Christmas 2022: Here are 8 amazing Christmas markets from around the world | Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Merry Christmas 2022: Here are 8 amazing Christmas markets from around the world

Updated On Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

Christmas markets are all about crowded stalls, hot mulled wine, gingerbread, sausages and other delicacies. With the sleigh ride season and merrymaking gearing up and X-mas fairs just around the corner, check out these 8 amazing Christmas markets from around the world

1 / 9
The melodies of the best-loved Christmas carols and seasonal songs are warming up in the air as we gear up for Christmas and markets across the world are bustling with crowded stalls, hot mulled wine, gingerbread, sausages and other delicacies to mark the X-mas and New Year festivities. With the sleigh ride season and merrymaking gearing up and X-mas fairs just around the corner, check out these 8 amazing Christmas markets from around the world: (Burkay Canatar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

The melodies of the best-loved Christmas carols and seasonal songs are warming up in the air as we gear up for Christmas and markets across the world are bustling with crowded stalls, hot mulled wine, gingerbread, sausages and other delicacies to mark the X-mas and New Year festivities. With the sleigh ride season and merrymaking gearing up and X-mas fairs just around the corner, check out these 8 amazing Christmas markets from around the world: (Burkay Canatar)

2 / 9
1. Nuernberger Christkindlesmarkt - Also known as Christ Child Market, Nuremberg’s sprawling, bustling Christkindlesmarkt is one of Germany’s best known holiday markets and traditionally a big tourist draw. It is also one of the world's oldest Christmas markets, in Nuremberg, Germany. (REUTERS/Heiko Becker) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

1. Nuernberger Christkindlesmarkt - Also known as Christ Child Market, Nuremberg’s sprawling, bustling Christkindlesmarkt is one of Germany’s best known holiday markets and traditionally a big tourist draw. It is also one of the world's oldest Christmas markets, in Nuremberg, Germany. (REUTERS/Heiko Becker)

3 / 9
2. Strasbourg in eastern France - While the whole Strasbourg city is illuminated with decorative lights, the Christmas market at the majestic cathedral center is based on Alsatian traditions. Started in the 1570, this market hosts more than 500 interesting events and offers delicious pastries, spicy bread and sweets. (Photo by ABDESSLAM MIRDASS / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

2. Strasbourg in eastern France - While the whole Strasbourg city is illuminated with decorative lights, the Christmas market at the majestic cathedral center is based on Alsatian traditions. Started in the 1570, this market hosts more than 500 interesting events and offers delicious pastries, spicy bread and sweets. (Photo by ABDESSLAM MIRDASS / AFP)

4 / 9
3. Seville in Spain - If you are a sun hunter and want to watch the nativity in very reasonable temperatures. head off to Seville’s Christmas market. (Photo by CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

3. Seville in Spain - If you are a sun hunter and want to watch the nativity in very reasonable temperatures. head off to Seville’s Christmas market. (Photo by CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP)

5 / 9
4. Tallinn in Estonia - Held at the Town Hall square, this Christmas Market was founded in 2001 by Paul Oberschneider and is open from Christmas Day until Epiphany. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

4. Tallinn in Estonia - Held at the Town Hall square, this Christmas Market was founded in 2001 by Paul Oberschneider and is open from Christmas Day until Epiphany. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

6 / 9
5. Brussels in Belgium - Held along the streets which leads to the Place Sainte Catherine from Grand Palace, the Christmas Market at Brussels’ Plaisirs d’Hiver is a visual treat with its more than 200 stalls, a 200 foot-long ice rink, a Ferris Wheel that is illuminated with around 18,000 shimmering lights, differently flavoured doughnuts, a grand fir tree which stands tall at 22 meters and a Christmas parade which is held on the Christmas eve. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

5. Brussels in Belgium - Held along the streets which leads to the Place Sainte Catherine from Grand Palace, the Christmas Market at Brussels’ Plaisirs d’Hiver is a visual treat with its more than 200 stalls, a 200 foot-long ice rink, a Ferris Wheel that is illuminated with around 18,000 shimmering lights, differently flavoured doughnuts, a grand fir tree which stands tall at 22 meters and a Christmas parade which is held on the Christmas eve. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

7 / 9
6. Bath in England - With more than hundreds of wooden chalets spread across the city, traditional British theme, artisan products, hearty flavoursome soups, freshly made pancakes and the Scottish Caledonian steak burgers, finest mulled wine and ample ice-skating opportunities, the Christmas Market at Bath's Abbey Churchyard in England is one of the largest and the best Christmas markets that attracts thousands of visitors every year. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor / POOL / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

6. Bath in England - With more than hundreds of wooden chalets spread across the city, traditional British theme, artisan products, hearty flavoursome soups, freshly made pancakes and the Scottish Caledonian steak burgers, finest mulled wine and ample ice-skating opportunities, the Christmas Market at Bath's Abbey Churchyard in England is one of the largest and the best Christmas markets that attracts thousands of visitors every year. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor / POOL / AFP)

8 / 9
7. Stockholm in Sweden - Strollers can walk along the Skeppsbron quayside with its traditional Christmas tree in a snow covered wintery landscape of Stockholm in Sweden while the Christmas market around the Stortorget Square is host to red stalls, lip-smacking Swedish delicacies like eel, smoked sausages, elk meat, dry cured reindeer, Nordic glogg, mulled wine, traditional ginger biscuit or pepparkakor, special ornamental art pieces and beautiful handicrafts. (Photo by Christine OLSSON / TT News Agency / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

7. Stockholm in Sweden - Strollers can walk along the Skeppsbron quayside with its traditional Christmas tree in a snow covered wintery landscape of Stockholm in Sweden while the Christmas market around the Stortorget Square is host to red stalls, lip-smacking Swedish delicacies like eel, smoked sausages, elk meat, dry cured reindeer, Nordic glogg, mulled wine, traditional ginger biscuit or pepparkakor, special ornamental art pieces and beautiful handicrafts. (Photo by Christine OLSSON / TT News Agency / AFP)

9 / 9
8. Toronto in Canada - The star lights in Old Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada are a visual treat as the snow comes down while Toronto's annual Christmas market in historic Distillery District is one of the biggest in North America with its dazzling 50-foot Christmas tree, glittering lights, a Santa's Grotto, fairground rides, beer gardens etc. (Photo by ANDREJ IVANOV / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 23, 2022 02:48 PM IST

8. Toronto in Canada - The star lights in Old Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada are a visual treat as the snow comes down while Toronto's annual Christmas market in historic Distillery District is one of the biggest in North America with its dazzling 50-foot Christmas tree, glittering lights, a Santa's Grotto, fairground rides, beer gardens etc. (Photo by ANDREJ IVANOV / AFP)

SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, February 23, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On