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markets will be staying shot. so to get into the christmas spirit we've compound a collection of our favorite pretty christmas trips from the praetor own a virus iran. remember when made it cat from lubec. all when names paris visited a war. you don't remember well you're in for a treat. we start off in dresden with lukash at the streets unmarked one of the oldest christmas markets in germany. usually it draws 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 that sense the streets unmarked here in the case is the perfect christmas setting. there are now 11 christmas markets in the east it's almost too much to see than betz why i got to tell christiane america is a city guide her 1st trip to the christmas market a 1000000 market square at the foot only a church. as a kid and this market seems more old fashioned than others why is that i would use old fashioned well there was actually a plan behind this christmas market. that is they took old photos and post-concert built it up in the style of around $1800.00 toys and whatnot you see the markings the wouldn't be youths 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 to can buy over the holidays now that is older and memphis also in around 1921 of the busiest market squares in the city center interstate just happened long ago the christmas market to ice on the last day before christmas at the end of the fasting period in advent not to say you could buy your meat once it's just all rich in the christmas markets one doesn't want 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 effin 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 me. opposite to mr khosla there's the touching back probably august is the strong at this residence billed for his mistress the countess of course like. today it's a hotel the kempinski. a hockey. game and ice rink is set up here during advent. if. you. also start at the table custis the strong had mistresses as status symbols and what we know of was
town tesco is not. and showed off the splendor of the sex and call it the nz the 6 issue for us. 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 place. 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 . 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 everybody in this geographically protected area gets. coffee. but before they do that with you they have to ensure that quality meets our standards. in special. interest. it's hard work the other stolen has its price we have to earn it. they. always use the bones of your hands or bend your fingers and back again slowly
exactly use the bones of your hands. like a massage. it doesn't take a lot of effort if it did we drop dead after 500 stolen a day. almost done. so if so. he's taking his out of the oven so we can put out. making store and is good exercise 1.8 kilograms and each hand him a new bike you can have proud. he'll yeah the grand finale icing sugar that's enough to sugar is good but so much is unhealthy. this is how this is an original dresden.
by the apprentice. night has fallen and it feels very romantic. i've driven a few kilometers up the other river and 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.
i'm back at the streets unmarked where the atmosphere is best enjoyed by night. christmas time in peace really is something special the whole city turns into one big christmas market just amazing. time from old wine. our desert just. right now for a journey back into the middle ages to the town of autumn opta tomba. nails patted his face it is romantic town in front tonia last year. horton woke up to was it tough to merge houses and lumber in final aims this medieval town
in the region a from cornea insolvent germany burley seems to have changed since the 13th century . but it's almost like being in a frame a tale. this is the town's main my. place. it has hosted a christmas market for over 500 years. work with its middle age flare as 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 horton book of that album. there is no doubt about it autumn work is popular with tourists over $2000000.00 people visit every year.
there are tours in every language. with various means of transportation. or you can go by foot through the town's narrow 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 tower was safe from pillagers during the 30 years war. so it's about i don't know as it would have stopped or you know it 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 it but of course he did to the town was saved from plunder and locals were not murdered by enemy troops or more don't
go to. every year and would soon there was a reenactment of these events in a play. or now we move on. the hero martin marcus to 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 end when it's still beautiful today. very proud of its wall with its 42 towers it is about 3 kilometers long. there are very few of such specimens and the whole of europe. to. the. origin books survived many centrists until the 2nd world war when large parts were destroyed in every it's subtle stored photos the city could be rebuilt almost exactly as it was. you know the old forge off was one of the 1st buildings
to be reconstructed. with the 1st one is it is a tough and he does a tough a new 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. but. it isn't easy to spot what's new or what's old in the city. i really like the hof timber tulsa's they ahd to to see just charm. and it doesn't get any higher than the tower hall 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 doll houses from this hide. the old. i'll. believe and this is the most photographed view in the whole town right on clear land square. it's called saxon sation on instagram. play from we've from namibia in africa hong kong hong kong from texas this by here
from tokyo is a pound. they all have one thing in common they love for tomorrow. how do you like it here oh we love it we're on vacation or visiting wanted to see all the christmas markets and the fun medieval cities and streets it's beyond what we expected it's really amazing the visited. about some of the years ago as a honeymoon so this is the seer. who's our ses i mean 1st year of. marriage has all of her story so he wanted to visit just our game. there are certainly no shortage of photo opportunity. he is in the autumn walk. this vintage past points to way to kids of all fact christmas village.
home of the world's largest selection of christmas ornaments. there is nothing here that you want finds spread out all over 1000 square meters and filling few buildings. and this treasure trove is not only open in the run up to christmas but the whole year round. 2 the atmosphere here over the christmas market an important book inspired to kill every magical of knives no calls call it as i tell this market.
opt out of a mythical figure that people used to be afraid of now he's almost as tall pillar a subtle. meeting up with friends for a multiply and chat the perfect and for my christmas trip to autumn book. let me. know what. better not try to better not i am why because santa claus this. christmas markets are popular in northern germany too. look ashton agar looks back from playing on his trip to do 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 kid is. to say i've never seen this before a christmas market with maritime flare on. 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. of this stately church is a memorial site for international seafarers who have died at sea a lifeboat commemorates one particularly tragic incident in $1057.00
a sailing vessel called the palm sank in the atlantic ocean during a hurricane 80 men died some were still quite young. or st james church is one of 5 large churches in the center of the town i'll come back later and it's supposed to be a really trying quill here. we'll continue by strolling through uzbeks 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 grip the chance to treat myself to the taste of christmas which is available in many shapes and sizes. new big mars a pan. the world over media a guy 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 look as if i was hi i'm barbara have you ever done this i know mom never it's not hard at 1st to roll it into a ball on this beach in a bit like making a snowball yes like a snowball most of mine looks different than yours looks more like an egg. i'm not yet finished by it. as well but what are we making a cat with a santa hat. now i need to pull that to a pear shape. 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 ok i'll tell the truth here is before this one's borrows a vis one's mind as you see mine is slightly deformed before me of the last step the santa had 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 these small houses are rented out as holiday homes. the old warehouses are still quite impressive. the most famous letter of rubik the host gate in 2006 it was even stamped on the 2 ural 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 gate was built in the 15th. injury and was one of 3 city gates which were also used for defense today it houses the museum.
even is folding 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 of omens it's all so enticed see. everything spark growth and shines is that all you need to get in the christmas spirit comes if you 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 did see 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 the depression essen and. dubai it's bizarre under this yes that's why carmen in the old town and the city of lights that's what i love especially at this time of year of ember december the dark march it's lovely and then. in the fairy tale forest you can see depictions of stories by the brothers grimm. gravel. king thrush beard and the frock king. and who is this my namesake lucas or luke the engine driver. now we're at the mediæval market.
over here it's a bit more quiet and cozy the way it should be at christmas time. the day is over and i'm in the christmas removes 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.
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