Decorations with lights and spending quality time with friends and family is what people prefer the most during Christmas and the last week of the year. But for the travel enthusiasts, there are some places to be during this time to celebrate Christmas in the best and memorable way possible. There are some big cities that can be witnessed surprisingly and magically during this time of Christmas. The markets and houses, trees, and places are decorated with sparkling lights all around, and it feels great to enjoy a great time amidst these with near and dear ones.
Some of the places are listed below, which are worth visiting during Christmas and enjoying at its best, knowing its culture and heritage importance.
Kolkata has a vibrant history of celebrating Christmas in a colorful way. The pomp and glamor of the time are witnessed across the city in every place, and every corner celebrates the festivity at its best. During the British rule, there was the rule of dinner ball accompanied by dance and music and arrangement for lavish dinner, wines, and others. There are a good number of Anglo-Indians in Kolkata to celebrate this festivity, and with this, the whole city is prepped up in the lights and glamor of the time.
Christmas festival is organized by the state tourism department at Allen Park near Camac Street and Park Street with an all-over carnival-like setup. The shimmering lights, traditional treats of old bakeries, and fruitcakes from famous joints like Flurry’s and Nahoum’s. New Market, a famous shopping hub in Kolkata, is also lit up with lights, selling different Christmas trees and accessories for home decoration.
For the best enjoyment and year-end party, Goa is a suitable place, and it is known as a hotspot of parties. Goa has a lot to offer its visitors to enjoy nightclubs and have some fun-filled time at the end of the year. When visiting Goa during the last weekday of the year, you are sure to enjoy a different side of Goa as the city is all ready to welcome a new year with signs of festivities and celebration all around.
Shimla is the place to be and enjoy its unmatched beauty for Christmas. If planning for romantic travel on the special festival time, Shimla is the place, and make sure to travel by toy train between Shimla and Kalka. You will be mesmerized by snow-capped mountains on the way and get a warmth of its beauty in the best way possible. For the best atmosphere to enjoy in Shimla, Christmas is the time to visit the place. Spend time in the cozy cafes and restaurants, and you are sure to have a great time with friends and family there.
Kochi is home to many Christians, and one will witness a number of churches and synagogues in this historic port. The Christmas stars and decorations are sure to boost the atmosphere during this time of the year. If planning for the best ever Christmas outing, this is the time to visit Kochi, explore the beauties, and find more about the place’s culture. Attend the midnight crowd at St. Francis Church. In addition, the Santa Cruz Cathedral, which is a Gothic-style church, is the best one since the 16th century to visit during this time of the year. The last week of the year is full of festivity and celebrations, and this is when you can enjoy the best here.
The French tradition and style of celebrating Christmas at Pondicherry are the best to be at the place during this time of year. The clear and calm beaches are the best to spend Christmas and stay for the last week of the year. The beautiful churches and scenic beauty of French culture will make it worth visiting the place. If planning to the best ever Christmas celebration, this is the place to be and enjoy at your best.
The Christian locality waits for the Christmas festivity of the year. During this time, the city is seen in all its decorative mood, alive with an amazing aura throughout the place. The frills and light of the streets look that it is a great festivity time, and it is the perfect place to celebrate this time of the year. Get the perfect Christmas to feel in a chilled atmosphere here in Northeast India and enjoy to the fullest.