Christmas in Berlin
Spend Christmas in Berlin - then get a positive experience for the whole year (there will not be bored any traveler).
Features of the celebration of Christmas in Berlin
German family attend church on December 24th - here are the Christmas service, singing Christmas songs, tells the story of the birth of Christ.
Transforming home for the holiday, the Germans decorate itgarlands, and (religious scenes are created with their help) on the window sills are often put up figurines of people and animals. As for the gala dinner, it is not without fish, pork with sauerkraut, stuffed goose, Christmas stollen cake (it is cooked with fragrant spices and dried fruits).
Most of Berlin's restaurants you will have to wait for Christmas dinner with a special menu and stylish decor. For example, it is possible to go to "CapeTown" or "Fleischerei".
Entertainment and celebrations in Berlin
Those interested can go to ChristmasConcert in Charlottenburg castle. In addition, as entertainment is to look into the Berlin Zoo, as well as to visit the museums of Berlin (on Christmas Eve they hold a variety of activities for children and adults).
Christmas Markets in Berlin
Most of Berlin's Christmas markets begin to function at the end of November to the end of December. Your attention should be paid the following Christmas markets:
- Christmas market on Gendarmenmarkt square: here you will have to wait kiosks selling drinks and food, but also you will be able to acquire exclusive crafts, Christmas decorations and souvenirs (if you wish, they can make right before your eyes);
- Christmas market in Spandau: here visitors will find around 250 stalls with food, beverages, items of handicrafts, souvenirs in the Middle Ages style, and even then you can write a letter to Jesus (say, outlining the their desires, they will come true in the next year);
- Christmas market Lihtenmarkt: Guests will appreciate the presence of about 100 tents, where you can buy ceramics, wood products, honey, baked goods and other products (it should be noted that the proceeds from the sales is directed to the social needs);
- Christmas market on Vinterfeldplatts: Sunday in Advent there to try the roasted almonds, German sausages and waffles, to get various souvenirs, and the children immediately be able to visit a small zoo.
In addition, it is necessary to visit the Christmas market at Potsdamer Platz: here you can take part in fun activities and slide on the tubing (inflatable sledge) with a snow slide.