Five spectacular Christmas trees from around the world

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Many countries and cities around the world have gone all out this year to keep up the tradition of decorating their Christmas trees to mark the special holiday.

Here is The Greek Herald’s list of the top five trees you need to look into:

Greece:

Every year, Greece lights up a 19-metre fir tree at Syntagma Square in Athens. The tree is decorated with 60,000 multicoloured lights, whilst the surrounding buildings and streets are also decorated with 350,000 lights and green garlands.

READ MORE: Christmas tree lights up in Syntagma Square.

The United States:

The 2021 Capitol Christmas Tree stands proudly on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington DC. The 84-foot-tall white fir tree is decorated with handmade ornaments created by Californian residents. The tree is lit from nightfall until 11 pm each evening through Christmas.

Latvia:

Photo by Edijs Palens / Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images.

A Christmas tree in Riga, Latvia is getting attention this festive season. Made entirely from waste, the artwork encourages people to produce less waste and sort household trash during the holiday season.

Philippines:

Photo by Ryan Eduard Benaid / Nurphoto via Getty Images.

The big Christmas tree of Antipolo City, Philippines is 44 feet high and illuminated with colourful lights and ornaments. Made of some 40,000 plastic water and beverage bottles, the giant Christmas tree is the city’s version of the YES (Ynares Ecosystem to Green) Christmas Tree.

Singapore:

The decorated Christmas tree at Changi Jewel in Singapore is a big hit with visitors. The tree is 16 metres tall and visitors can also be treated to magical snowfall daily, starting from 6.30pm until 10.30pm.

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