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going on in. germany tried and tested again. what secrets lie behind us was going to discover new adventures in the 360 degree. and explore fascinating world heritage sites. w world heritage 360 get the maps now. 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 stained shot. so to get into the christmas spirit we've compiled a collection of our favorite pretty christmas trips from the precursor oh no virus either and. remember when lukash made a cat from mars ipanema lubeck. all when names pandas visited or. you don't remember well you're in for a treat. we start off in dresden with luke. at the streets of mocked one of the oldest christmas markets in germany. usually a draw is about $2000000.00 visitors each year.
tradition and nostalgia that is how many people around the world imagine german christmas to be well and in bad sense the streets that marked here in the east 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 help christiane america is a city guide her 1st to the christmas market a 1000000 market square at the for only the 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. they took old photos and post-concert built it up in the style of around 1901 not all you see the markings the wouldn't be youths
the vendors that wearing the late 19th century clothing. look at this level of old advertising fed punch and exotic fruit. we don't have that anymore i used to can my old home is now that is older and members all sitting around 921 of the busiest market square as in the city center interstate just happened long ago the christmas market to you place on the last day before christmas at the end of the fasting perry and in advent not to say you could buy your meat or was it just all rich in the christmas markets when the death of what was going to have snapped the christmas market is 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 is organ music at night by candlelight i imagine it's very beautiful.
and so we continue because john has another tip for me. opposite to be used because there's the touching back probably. just the strong had this residence built for his mistress the countess of course look. to date it's a hotel the kempinski. new york. and an ice rink is set up here during advent. he. also started had custis the strong had mistresses as status symbols and one we
know of was countess kozel. and showed off the splendor of the saxon call it the 6 issue for us. but. there are a few things that christmas and wouldn't be complete without like the wooden christmas decorations little angel snatch crackers candle arches pyramids all wooden art from the or mountain range not far from here. the dress nurses are very proud of this. a case 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 fish oil protection association. i'm going to learn how to bake a real story. master breaker beyond reach to my boss and i am his apprentice. almost why is the story protected but i was sure it has to be protected so that not any old biker in germany can call their fruitcake dresden stolen back so we got the idea for this seal which everybody during this geographically protected area gets back all the coffee. but before they do that with you they have to ensure that quality meets our standards by the. international force that would interest. it's hard work the other strawman has its price we have to earn it. there's. always use the bones of your hands and your fingers and back again slowly
zacky use the bones of your hands. like a massage. it doesn't take a lot of effort if you did drop dead after 500 stolen a day. almost done. so if so. who is taking his out of the oven so we can put our sand. making storage is good exercise 1.8 kilograms in each hand him a new. budget going to be a frog. he'll yeah the grand finale icing sugar that's enough to sugar is goodbye to much is on healthy. this international doesn't that is an original president. going from yelling hey by the
apprentice. night has fallen and it feels very romantic. i've driven a few kilometers up the other river from the place this is the pin it's district with it's castle once upon a 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 fish types of mocked where the atmosphere is best enjoyed by night. christmas time in peace and really is something special the whole city turns into one big christmas market just amazing. time for a bold wine. or dessert just. right now for a journey back into the middle ages to the town of october. pears visited this romantic town in front konya last year. or 2 more cup that was a tough to merge hauser's and lover in final aims this medieval town in the region
from cornea insolvent germany burley seems to have changed since the 13th century. and it's almost like being in a fairy tale. this is the town's main market place. was good it has hosted a christmas market for over 500 years. portland wark with its middle age flare as one of the most romantic places in germany and now the lives in the christmas decorations make it even more special it should be the most beautiful time to visit horton book of that album. there is no doubt about it origin world is popular with tourists over 2000000 people visit every here.
there are tours in every language. with various means of transportation. or you can. by foot through the town's natural winding streets. well that man 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 ta was safe from pillagers during the 30 years war. so it's a no 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 for 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 a play. or now we move on. the hero martin marcus 2 this is the marcos tower the oldest part of the town hall and that's why it's in the middle of the city this is where the old town used to and it's 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 in the whole of europe. with. the baltimore survived many centuries until the 2nd world war when large parts were destroyed in every song stored photos the city could be rebuilt almost exactly as it was. you know the old forge of gaddafi was one of the 1st buildings
to be reconstructed and. this is just what it is i mean that is a tough and he does a tough and he's into the science can be seen on. over the old wall they 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 old in the city. i really like the halls timber tulsa's they ahd to to see just charm. and it doesn't get any high up on 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 dollar houses from this height. and this is the most photographed view in the whole top right on the lens square. it's called sussan sation on instagram. play from we've from namibia in africa hong kong on call from texas is this by now
from pluto is a pound. they all have one thing in common they last for too long. how do you like it here oh we love it we're on vacation nerd visiting wanted to see all the christmas markets and the fun medieval cities and. it's beyond what we expected it's really amazing we visited. about stuckey years ago. so this is this year. our so teeth are in 1st year of. marriage has a mercenary story wanted to visit. our game. there are certainly no shortage of photo opportunities in the world to mark. this vintage pass points to way to kids of all fat christmas village.
home of the war's larger selection of christmas ornaments. there is nothing here that you want finds spread out all over 1000 square meters and filling through buildings. and this treasure trove it's not only open in the run up to christmas but the whole year round. the atmosphere here over the christmas market and autumn book is particularly magical and knives will cost call it i telus market.
hopped over by a teller a mythical figure that people used to be afraid of now he's almost as tall pillar a song title are. meeting up with friends for a multiply and i chaired. the perfect end for my christmas trip to autumn book. was not better not cry better not because i am glad because santa claus is coming that. christmas markets are popular in northern germany to look at a guy looks back from playing 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. a smile of the shoes 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 year and this is st the mariners church. this stately church is a memorial site for international seafarers who have died at sea a lifeboat commemorates one particularly tragic incident in 1957
a sailing vessel called the palm sink in the atlantic ocean during a hurricane 18 men died some were still quite young. be or st james church is one of 5 large churches in the center of the. town i'll come back later when it's supposed to be really trying quil here. we'll continue by strolling through lubeck festively 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 combines 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. big mars a plan is known the world over needed is probably the most famous manufacturer.
the building also houses a small mars opinions even. 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 lucas. hi i'm barbara have you ever done this i don't know never it's not hard at 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 a santa hat. now i need to bold it to a pear shape. and then i form the front legs.
next we make the ears and tail. it's pretty detailed work. now the ice complete with pupils here's how it looks so far. this is barbara's cat. of this once mine that's not true ok ok i'll tell the truth here before this one's barossa vis 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 kid's a little quirky. pleasure you did great by.
old town is a tangle of narrow streets due to a lack of space during the middle ages houses were built and large courtyards. back then it probably felt cramped today it seems romantic many of the small houses are rented out as holiday homes. the old warehouses are still quite impressive. the most famous left. rubik the host gave it 2006 it was even stamped on the 2 year old court so if you're a new vic go to the gate there you can really learn something about the history of this city. the gauge 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 is falling which is the best time to visit many of the christmas markets in time to head back over to the town hall. mulled wine christmas decorations rose to its omens it's also enticed see. everything spark growth 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 lubeck always goes all out and it does a beautiful job he does yes i come here every year to drink mulled wine and eat donuts with my family i think it's great. yes of course you can see there is
a lot of small shops and one can really enjoy that to push s. in 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 of ember december the dark months it's lovely the setting them. in the fairy tale forest you can see depictions of stories by the brothers kim. says. and gretel. king thresh beard and the frock king. and who's this my namesake lucas or luke the engine driver. now we're at the mediæval market.
over here it's a bit more quiet in cold rain the way it should be at christmas time. the day is over and i am in the christmas eve mood the medieval flare 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.
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