Holiday Hype: 11 Dazzling Christmas Trees From Around the World Mary Zakheim November 30, 2016 Travel Guide We’re in love, we’re in love and we don’t care who knows it! With the holiday season comes probably our favorite part: amazingly decadent Christmas trees! All over the world, cities welcome the holidays with towering pines in an ode to the winter celebration. Take a peek (we promise Santa won’t mind) at these extravagant and beautiful Christmas trees from around the globe! Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Yup. That’s an electric tree floating in a huge lake. We can dig it. A photo posted by Visit.Rio (@visit.rio) on Dec 24, 2015 at 2:01pm PST Frankfurt, Germany Take a break from the largest Christmas market in all of Germany to soak up the mad holiday vibes this tree gives off. A photo posted by Visit Frankfurt (@visitfrankfurt) on Nov 15, 2016 at 1:02am PST Melbourne, Australia No white Christmas in the dead of summer — but Melbourne’s Fed Square did get a pretty cool LEGO tree, so… A photo posted by Study Melbourne (@studymelbourne) on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:52pm PST Venice, Italy Italian food + an amazing view of a Christmas tree in a historic square? Count us in. A photo posted by Venice Official Tourist&Travel (@veneziaunica) on Dec 25, 2015 at 11:22am PST New York City, USA 45,000 individual twinkle lights adorn this iconic Spruce. It’s lit. A photo posted by Rockefeller Center (@rockcenternyc) on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:18am PST London, England In the giving spirit of Christmas, Norway has donated a tree to the people of London every year since World War II. A photo posted by Visit London (@visitlondonofficial) on Dec 19, 2015 at 3:06pm PST Tokyo, Japan The whole town lights up for Christmas — and at the center of it all? This magnificent tree. Tokyo, we’re comin’ for you. A photo posted by Tokyo Tourist Info (@tokyo_tourist_info) on Dec 25, 2015 at 6:55am PST Paris, France Hanging from the domed ceiling of the posh Galeries Lafayette, we wouldn’t expect anything less from the French than this chic ode to Christmas. A photo posted by Galeries Lafayette (@galerieslafayette) on Nov 13, 2015 at 8:50am PST Abu Dhabi, UAE There’s over $11 million worth of jewels on there, so don’t go filching any ornaments. A photo posted by Emirates Palace (@emiratespalace) on Oct 22, 2016 at 2:11am PDT Vatican City, Italy Do we love gelato? Does the Pope have a huge Christmas tree on his front lawn? Yup. A photo posted by News.va (@newsva) on Jan 27, 2016 at 6:16am PST Dresden, Germany The Dresden Christmas market is the oldest documented one in the world — this year marks its 582nd birthday! A photo posted by Germany Tourism (@germanytourism) on Dec 5, 2015 at 11:34am PST Which towering tree do you want to see the most? Let us know in the comments below!