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1st girl who could ever know for sure that of us. in support of. saving her was able. to deliver. usually at this time of year check in hosts would be talking about the best christmas markets in germany but in this crazy coronavirus year of 2020 most markets will be staying shopped. so to get into the christmas spirit we've compiled
a collection of our favorite pretty christmas trips from the creek or oh no piracy here and. remember when luke made it cat from mars ipanema lubeck. all when names paris visited. you to remember well you're in for a treat. we start off in dresden with luke. at the streets unmarked one of the oldest christmas markets in germany. usually and draws about $2000000.00 visitors each year. tradition and must tell a joke that is how many people around the world imagine german christmas to be well and in best sense. this street's unmarked here in the distance is the perfect
christmas setting. there are now 11 christmas markets in the east it's almost too much to see and bets why i got to tell christiane america is a city guide her 1st trip to the christmas market a 1000000 market square at the fold your church. as a kid and this market seems more old fashioned than others ways that i would use old fashioned well there was actually a plan behind this christmas market. that is they took old photos and post consummate built up in the style of around $1500.00. dollars as you see the markings that wouldn't do things the vendors that wearing the late 19th century clothing. look at this level the old advertising for punch an exotic fruit.
we don't have that anymore i've used a can my hood home is no that is older. members also in around 1921 of the busiest market square as in the city center. just happened long ago the christmas market to ice on the last day before christmas at the end of the fasting perry it in 1000 now say you could buy your meat that was just all rich in the christmas market and that's what was point one i know it's not. the christmas market it's right next to the phone kisha a place of quiet in all the hustle and bustle you can take part in a guided tour. or you can come back in the evening festive concerts take place during the effen season. and on the weekends there's organ music at night by candlelight i imagine it's very beautiful.
and so we continue because john has another tip for very. opposite to be used because there's the touching back probably. just the strong at this residence built for his mistress the countess of course look. to date it's a hotel the kempinski. a high. end ice rink is set up here during advent. to. please. if. you. want to stop i had to tell gustus the strong had mistresses as status symbols and what we know wolf was countess kozel she lived here and showed off the splendor of the saxon call it the 6 a she wolf has. but.
there are a few things that christmas into these wouldn't be complete without like the wooden christmas decorations little angel snatch crackers candle arches pyramids all wooden arch from the or mountain range not far from here. the dress nurses are very proud of this. a cake like fruit bread this christmas specialty even gave the market its name. the old german word for sure. only original store and if it's baked in one of the $150.00 bakeries in and around. and it has to have the seal of the shore and protection association. i'm going to learn how to bake in
real is still a. master breaker beyond reach to is my boss and i am his apprentice. why is the story protected. it has to be protected so that not any old baker in germany can call their fruitcake dresden strawman. so we got the idea for this seal which every baker in this geographically protected area gets back on. but before they do that with you they have to ensure their quality meets our standards . international. information. it's hard work the other stolen has its price we have to earn it. it must be always use the bones of your hands and your fingers and back again slowly zachery use the bowls of your hands. like a massage because it doesn't take a lot of effort if it did way drop dead after 500 stolen
a day. almost done. so if so. who is taking his out of the oven so we can put. him making storage is good exercise 1.8 kilograms in each hand in the big box you can be a friend. hey oh yeah and the grand finale icing sugar that's enough to sugar is good to much is unhealthy. this is not this is an original dresden genre but. by the apprentice. night has fallen and it feels very romantic. i've driven
a few kilometers up the other river from the east and this is the pin it's district with it's castle once upon the time it was the summer residence of. the saxon kings . now everything is lit up the light show is called christmas garden and it casts a magical glow over the park and castle. a 2 kilometer circular trail leads through the area past 20 light installations. and back at the streets unmarked where the atmosphere is best enjoyed by night. christmas time in the snow really is something special the whole city turns into
one big christmas market just amazing. time from old wine. bar dessert is. ringback right now for a journey back into the middle ages to the town of autumn opta tomba. nails patterns visited this romantic town in front tonia last year. or 2 more cup that was a tough to merge houses and lot more in final aims is medieval town in the region a from cornea insolvent germany virtually seems to have changed since the 13th century. it's almost like being in
a frame of tales. this is the town's main my. place. who it has hosted a christmas market for over 500 years to. walk with its middle aged flare is one of the most romantic places in germany and now the lights in the christmas decorations make it even more special it should be the most beautiful time to visit autumn book of that album. there is no doubt about it autumn work is popular with tourists over 2000000 people visit everything here. there are tours in every language. with various means of transportation.
or you can go by foot through the town's natural winding streets. well that now has some highlights he wants to point out to us starting at the market place and the town hall clock which tells off a legend about how the town was safe from pillagers during the 30 years war. so if there were no i don't that i would have to stop i you know order book was captured in 1631 but saved by the mayor that he made a bet with a general who had conquered the town he said that he would drink 3 quarter leaders of wine in one go the general did not believe him but of course he did to the town was saved from plunder and locals were not murdered by enemy troops or more don't do it. every year and would still and there was a reenactment of these events in the play. or now we move on. to
hear about in marcus to this is the marcos tower the oldest part of the town wall that's why it's in the middle of the city this is where the old town used to end it still beautiful today it ought. to be proud of its wall with its $42.00 towers it is about 3 kilometers long. there are very few of such specimens and the whole of europe. to. the. north of the lodge in walks of life to many centuries until the 2nd world war when large parts were destroyed in air raids scientists all to photos the city could be rebuilt almost exactly as it was given you know the old forge off together was one of the 1st buildings to be reconstructed.
just what it is and that is a tough and he does it tough and he's into the science can be seen all over the old wall to commemorate the donors who gave money to preserve the wall after parts of the old town were destroyed in the 2nd world war. 3. years. it isn't easy to spot what's new or what's called in the city. i really like the hall of timber tulsa's they ahd to to see just charm. and it doesn't get any higher than the tower hole tower. there are $220.00 steps in total to the viewing platform. and then you have the city in all its glory at your feet.
the buildings look like dollhouses from this hide. the old. and this is the most photographed view in the whole town right on the lens square. that. it's called sussan sation on instagram. play from we from namibia in africa hong kong on call from texas is this buy here from tokyo is a pound. they all have one thing in common and they last for too long. how do you like it here oh we love it we're on vacation visiting wanted to see all
the christmas markets and the fun medieval cities and streets and it's beyond what we expected to really amazing the visited wrote a book about suck the years ago as a honeymoon so this is the seer. this hour or so teeth are in for us or your. marriage has a mercenary soul. we wanted to visit. our game. there are certainly no shortage of photo opportunities in the world to mock. this vintage bass points to way to kids of all fact christmas village. home of the world's largest selection of christmas ornaments.
there is nothing new here that you want finds spread out all over 1000 square meters and filling 3 buildings. and this treasure trove is not only open in the run up to christmas but the whole year round. the atmosphere here of the christmas market is particularly magical at night locals call it as i tell as market. cops have a teller a mythical figure that people used to be afraid of now he's almost as tall pillar a subtitle are. meeting up with friends for
a multiply and i chaired the perfect end for my christmas trip to autumn book. was. better not cry better now i am sad because randy was just. that. the. christmas markets are popular in northern germany to look past a guy looks back fondly on his trip to view back when nobody had even heard of the coronavirus and people could soak in the festive spirit. there are a number of christmas markets in the big this one is in the north of the old town.
how about a kiss. this is not to say i've never seen this before a christmas market with maritime flare all in. all this reminds us that the sailors and fishermen used to live in this area because not only located on the river but also close to the baltic sea it's only about 20 kilometers away from here and this is st the mariners church. this stately church is a memorial site for international seafarers who have died it seems a life both commemorates one particularly tragic incident in 1057 a sailing vessel called the palm sank in the atlantic ocean during a hurricane 18 men died some were still quite young. who would be or
st james church is one of 5 large churches in the center of the town i'll come back later then it's supposed to be a really tranquil here. we'll continue by strolling through loop expressed of lee decorated old town it's been declared a unesco world heritage site. the town hall dates back to the 13th century altered over the centuries it's. jim binds a variety of architectural styles just across the way i grab the chance to treat myself to the taste of christmas which is available in many shapes and sizes. mars upin is known the world over need a go is probably the most famous manufacturer. the building also houses a small mars opinions. here you can learn all sorts of things about the
history of mars upin and the need to eg a family business founded over 200 years ago. wow these are really intricate works of art and they've all been made from mars a pair i'd like to try my hand at that. hello i'm look us. hi i'm barbara have you ever done this i know never it's not hard 1st to roll it into a ball. this mission a bit like making a snowball yes like a snowball most of mine looks different yours looks more like an egg. i'm not yet finished. what are we making a cat with the santa hat. now i need to pull into a pear shape. and then i form the front legs. next we make the ears and tail. it's pretty detailed
work. now the eyes complete with pupils here's how it looks so far. this is barbara's cat all of this once mine that's not true ok well ok i'll tell the truth here before this one's borrows at this one's mind as you see mine is slightly deformed in for me. last step the santa hat this could save my creation. well so this cat's a little corky. thanks barbara pleasure you did great by. new big soul town is a tangle of narrow streets due to
a lack of space during the middle ages houses were built in the large court yards. back then it probably felt crams today it seems romantic many of these small houses are rented out as holiday homes. the old warehouses are still quite impressive. the most famous let markov rubik the heights gate in 2006 it was even stamped on the 2 year old chord so if you're a new vic go to the gates very you can really learn something about the history of this city. the gate was built in the 15th century and was one of 3 city gates which were also used for defense today it houses a museum. even
thing is falling which is the best time to visit many of the christmas markets in the big time to head back over to the town hall. mulled wine christmas decorations roast it's omens it's also enticed see. everything sparkles and shines is that all you need to get in the christmas spirit comes here are you getting in the mood for christmas i'm on a spending spree no i am fine and christmas i think live that always goes all out and it does a beautiful job he does yet i come here every year to drink mulled wine and eat donuts with my family i think it's. rates. yes of course you can see there is a lot of small shops see and one can really enjoy the
essen and. dubai it's bizarre under this yeah that's why i call harmony the old town and the city of lights that's what i love especially at this time of year about amber december the dark much but lovely name. in the fairy tale forest you can see depictions of stories by the brothers grimm. hansel and gretel. king thrush beard and the for hakim. and who is this my namesake lucas or luke the engine driver. now we're at the medieval market. over here it's a bit more quiet in cosy the way it should be at christmas time. the
day is over and i am in the christmas he moves the medieval flair of the old town certainly adds to the festive atmosphere well this mixture of seafaring tradition and christmas city is certainly something very special that i have never experienced before now there's only one thing missing. back to st where singing christmas carols is an annual tradition. i. want.
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