Famous Christmas Markets

Dec 24, 2013, 10:27 AM IST
Germany's biggest Christmas tree shines in the center of a Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany.
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Germany's biggest Christmas tree shines in the center of a Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany.

Germany's biggest Christmas tree shines in the center of a Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany.
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Germany's biggest Christmas tree shines in the center of a Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany.

A woman watches an illuminated rotating Ferris wheel at a Christmas market in Essen, Germany.
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A woman watches an illuminated rotating Ferris wheel at a Christmas market in Essen, Germany.

Germany's biggest Christmas tree shines in the center of a Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany.
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Germany's biggest Christmas tree shines in the center of a Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany.

People stroll along the Champs Elysees avenue at the Christmas market, in Paris.
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People stroll along the Champs Elysees avenue at the Christmas market, in Paris.

People stroll along the Champs Elysees avenue at the Christmas market in Paris.
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People stroll along the Champs Elysees avenue at the Christmas market in Paris.

People skate at the Christmas market on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris.
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People skate at the Christmas market on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris.

A man rides his bicycle next to a lit Christmas sign reading ''Athens'' as a homeless man sleeps on a metro air vent above an underground station to warm up, at Omonia Square in central Athens.
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A man rides his bicycle next to a lit Christmas sign reading ''Athens'' as a homeless man sleeps on a metro air vent above an underground station to warm up, at Omonia Square in central Athens.

People await free distribution of Christmas toys, which are being given to families with little money, at a local town hall in Pamplona, northern Spain.
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People await free distribution of Christmas toys, which are being given to families with little money, at a local town hall in Pamplona, northern Spain.

Santa Claus wind socks fly in the wind at a Christmas market at the Trocadero gardens, near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
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Santa Claus wind socks fly in the wind at a Christmas market at the Trocadero gardens, near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.