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An illuminated Christmas tree is pictured at Marlene-Dietrich-Platz square, on Dec. 1. We put together a gallery of some of the best ones around the world. Go.

A Christmas tree is illuminated on Dec. 12. Local residents attend a ceremony to unveil of the main Christmas tree of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) on Dec. 23 in Lenin Square. © Rizqullah Hamiid/NurPhoto/Getty Images Brussels, Belgium Yves Herman and Reuters Photographers. Status: Active. Explore rich holiday traditions from around the globe while creating your own traditions with loved ones in It began in 1942 with a single tree. A girl stands in front of a Christmas tree at Xishiku Cathedral on Christmas Eve on Dec. 24.

On the weekends, you can also enjoy live holiday performances. A view of an illuminated Christmas tree made from protest banners by Lebanese anti-government demonstrators at Martyrs Square, on Dec. 21. A tree shines on the Stuttgart Christmas market on Dec. 3. It’s the one-of-a-kind experience that brings a whole world of holiday joy under one roof.Experience the enchantment of a fairy’s dream home in Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle.Recapture the excitement of the Space Race and learn about the future of space exploration.This assembly line of robots manufactures fun while assembling custom toy tops before your eyes.Help transform lives through the power of science and science education. A Christmas tree shines in the White House's Red Room on Dec. 2. Visitors take photos with Christmas trees at the Harbor City shopping mall on Dec. 24. A Christmas tree LED display is seen on Dec. 9. © Dominic Lipinski/PA Images/Getty Images A 16-metre tall Christmas tree stand on display, part of Christmas festivities at Jewel Mall in Changi Airport on Dec. 20. Added 21 Dec 2015 24 images Map. Christmas is celebrated to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, it is an annual festival observed most commonly on December 25. Visitors stroll the Christmas market on Dec. 10. Christmas tree outside the stadium prior to the semifinals first leg match between Monterrey and Necaxa, on Dec. 4. This is a huge religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A girl strikes a pose by a lit Christmas tree at a Christmas fair, on Dec. 13. Christmas trees around the world. People in Palace Square ahead of a mass Father Frost run, on Dec. 21.
© Davide Pischettola/NurPhoto/Getty Images A Christmas tree decorated placed in front of Stalin's style Ukraine skyscraper, now Radisson Hotel, on Dec. 24.

Illuminated Christmas tree is seen at Venice Square as part of Christmas preparations on Dec. 21. © Stefano Montesi/Corbis/Getty Images A general view of the illuminated Old Town Square's Christmas market with a Christmas tree, on Dec. 4. The team of … People attend a Christmas tree lighting celebration on Dec. 3. Advertisement. SHARE. © Kena Betancur / AFP via Getty Images © Omer Messinger/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

© Bernd Weissbrod/picture alliance/Getty Images The Christmas tree has a rich history, from evergreen trees to symbolise eternal life in Ancient Egypt to tree worship by pagan Europeans. South Korea's controversial border tree has an arguable socially-conscious aim, while Singapore opted … © Nicolò Campo/LightRocket/Getty Images

The tree is decorated with 48,000 lights and has a 4 meter high and 200 kilogram heavy angel on the top. People enjoy ice skating at the Rockefeller center by the Christmas tree on Dec. 23 in New York City. Pedestrians shield themselves from the rain as they walk past a huge Christmas tree design display covering the front of a members club in Mayfair on Dec. 17. Trees adorned with cobwebs, red apples and shell ornaments are just some of the ways Christmas trees are decorated around the world. The main Christmas tree unveiled in the Teatralny square garden, on Dec. 20. Musicians play during a ceremony to light the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, on Dec. 4. Today, the Museum’s beloved annual celebration features a four-story, floor-to-dome Grand Tree, surrounded by a forest of more than 50 trees and displays decorated by volunteers to represent the holiday traditions from cultures around the globe.