Christmas melodies softly ringing on the streets, snow-covered buildings and trees and mistletoe everywhere are signs of a typical London Christmas. Known to have one of the most traditional yet diverse Christmas celebrations in the world, London is the ultimate place to be on Christmas. While every tourist spot is filled with red and green wonder, below are the few must-visit spots if you are spending this Christmas in London.
1. Trafalgar Square
As a sign of their friendship with the English, the Norwegians gift London a massive spruce tree. It is planted every year at the Trafalgar Square and is lit in fairy lights and decorated with symbolic ornaments. Since 1947, this place has been home to one of the world’s most grandiose Christmas trees. Do not forget to explore this historic place on Christmas eve.
Timings to visit: Monday to Friday: 2 to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 4 to 8 pm
2. Westminster Abbey
Famous across the world for royal weddings and coronations, the Westminster Abbey Church is a must-visit on Christmas Eve. According to Biblical traditions, a grand midnight mass featuring traditional Christmas carols is organized here. Priests and locals alike celebrate the arrival of Jesus right at midnight while taking in the iconic walls of the beautiful church. You can also attend a morning church service on Christmas Day and enjoy local fairs.
Timings: Midnight on Christmas Eve.
3. Hyde Park
No visit to London is complete without a thorough exploration off the Hyde Park. On Christmas, especially, the entire Park is home to an exquisite winter carnival. You can visit with friends or family to enjoy live music, individual performances, adventurous rides and delicious street food. You may even participate in some games or photograph the extensive decorations.
Timings: 5 Am to 12 Am
4. Royal Albert Hall
London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall is a music lover’s holy grail, especially on Christmas. Both small and big singers and music composers have performed here. Visit on the Christmas day to witness a long overnight concert organized by carol singing groups. If you want to make your visit even more unique, book a private dining experience and enjoy seasonal cocktails while being mesmerized by jingles.
Timings: Check Concert Timings.
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