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5 Christmas destinations from around the world

5 Christmas destinations from around the world
It is the Christmas season, and this year more than ever, we are looking for some nice miracle to happen, or the things to come closer to what we are used to. You might be lucky enough to be travelling for Christmas, and you might already have your destination, but also take a look at this list of 5 Christmas destinations from around the world, considered to be some of the most festive cities in the world.

1. Bruges, Belgium

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Bruges is the best-preserved medieval city in Belgium. Walking around its cobblestone streets is hard to imagine a place more magical. The perfect idea seems to be the Belgian hot chocolate in some of the cafes. It is highly recommended to follow the Glow Light trail, which has 10 stops through the historic part of the city Centre. Admire the jolly spirit with the lights at the church of Our Lady Tower.

2. Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Japan Christmas
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During this time of the year, this city turns into a magical winter illuminated city and offers a sensational display. There are many lights on the streets, buildings and the trees, and many stunning illuminated sites. One of the most popular illumination sites is the Blue Cavern in Shibuya, inspired by the blue grotto of the Mediterranean.

3. Quebec City, Canada

Quebec city Canada Christmas
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Quebec is one of the oldest cities in North America. Its colonial French architecture gives it a European feel. The cobbled streets of the Old Town are packed with many shops and delicious bistros, all decorated for the Christmas holiday. Exiting would be the Toboggan on the Dufferin Terrace. which appeared a century ago, in 1884. A few years later the iconic Chateau Frontenac was built next to it. This is the most photographed hotel in the world. The oldest attraction in the town will rise your adrenaline when you speed up to 70 km/hour, down the hill, in a wooden sled that offers an amazing view of the city.

4. New York City, USA

New York Christmas
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The city is already too big, so it has many things to offer and make Christmas magical. The list of things you might do and enjoy is long, but it includes wonderful shows, skating at Rockefeller Centre, window shopping on Fifth Avenue, and admire the decorations on the windows, or enjoy the simple walks around the streets f New York. Don't forget to book a walking tour in Brooklin's Dyker Heights neighbourhood.

5. Dubai, UAE

Dubai Christmas
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Without a question, you can be sure that you can experience the Christmas spirit in this 'desert' city. I guarantee you that you might see the most expensive Christmas trees around the city, or at Tower Rotana, Fairmont the palm, and the Irish village and find Santa around, where one of the most highly anticipated festive events is happening. You will not be able to escape the shopping spree on one of the city's Christmas markets. Dubai can go crazy with Christmas decorations, so make time for some Christmas shopping in WAFI Mall and Mall of the Emirates.

These are only 5 Christmas destinations from around the world. To which places have you been for Christmas and which city has offered the most unforgettable experience for you? Share your comments below and discover more on Travel Story Post.

Source: Conde Nast Traveller