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Biggest Christmas Trees in the world

Biggest Christmas Tree
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Tallest Christmas Trees in the world

The beautifully decorated evergreen conifer – Christmas Tree, is the most prominent and widely known symbol of Christmas. The roots of the modern Christmas tree can be traced back to the Renaissance period of Germany. Not only has it grown popular over the years, the tree has become a quintessential part of all celebrations associated with the birth of Christ.

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We bring you the list of some of the tallest Christmas trees in 2018, decorated using variety of traditional ornaments, and the tech-advanced Christmas lights, to marvel the tourists from around the world:
  1. Rio de Janeiro (278 feet)- Christmas celebrations in Brazil, begin with the fireworks around the unusual floating Christmas tree in the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon. Illuminated by 3.3 million lights, this gorgeous tree holds the Guinness World Record for being the largest floating Christmas tree in the world, at a towering height of 278 feet.

  2. Sri Lankan Christmas Tree (236 ft)-The Sri Lankan Christmas tree stands erected in the Galle Face Green in Colombo, Sri Lanka, since the Christmas Eve of 2016. With around one million natural pine cones for its decoration, the tree however is artificial. It's steel-and-wire frame is made from scrap metal and wood. When the night comes, 600,000 LED bulbs illuminate the largest artificial tree.

  3. Dortmund (145 feet)-Now Dortmund in Germany does not have just the one Christmas tree. Instead, it has one tree which is made up of 1,700 individual spruce trees piled one atop of the other. If considered a single entity, it is the largest natural Christmas tree in the world. The marvelous construction, in all its glory, lit up with hundreds of lights and candles is quite the spectacle!

  4. Phoenix (110 feet)- This mammoth tree holds the record of being the tallest fresh cut tree in the United States, beating the height of the tree in Rockefeller center and in Washington DC. Located in the middle of American desert, the tree is the largest, single, natural Christmas tree.

  5. London (82 feet)-Every year since 1947, Norway has been gifting England a magnificent Christmas tree as a token of thanks for its support during World War II. Set up at London’s Trafalgar Square, the arrival of this tree usually marks the beginning of the holiday season for many a Londoner. Every year, hundreds of light-bulbs are used to illuminate the Christmas tree.

  6. New York (75 feet)-Made famous and iconic by Hollywood, the tree at the Rockefeller Center, New York, has become one of the best known landmarks of the city. It is a world-wide symbol of the Christmas holidays. Live broadcast of the lighting is being held since 1997, and over 125 million people arrive at the site annually. The Norway spruce usually has a height between 69 to 100 ft, and in 2018, the height is 75-feet.

  7. Prague (72 feet)-Christmas in Prague's Old Town square is nothing short of a dream. With its busy Christmas market and an ice skating rink, it looks right out of a Hallmark card. And nestled in its midst, is the gargantuan 72-feet high tree all lit up, with over a 100 gingerbread-men-shaped ornaments.

Last Updated on : December, 1st 2018

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