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Christmas Trees around the World - continued

 

Ooh la la Galeries Lafayette! In Paris, even the Christmas trees are chic.
With its monumental, baroque dome, plus 10 stories of lights and high fashion, it's no surprise this show-stopping department store draws more visitors than the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower



In addition to the Vatican's heavenly evergreen, St. Peter's Square in Rome
hosts a larger-than-life nativity scene in front of the obelisk.



The Christmas tree that greets revelers at the Puerta del Sol is dressed for a party.
Madrid's two-week celebration makes millionaires along with merrymakers.
On Dec. 22, a lucky citizen will win El Gordo (the fat one), the world's biggest lottery.



A token of gratitude for Britain's aid during World War II, the Christmas tree
in London's Trafalgar Square has been the annual gift of the people of Norway since 1947.



Drink a glass of gluhwein from the holiday market at the Romer Frankfurt's city hall since 1405 and enjoy a taste of Christmas past.

 

Against a backdrop of tall, shadowy firs, a rainbow trio of Christmas trees lights up the night .. location unknown.

 

The Arlington National Cemetery

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