Top 5 places in India to celebrate Christmas

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Christmas is an awesome time to have more fun in vacations. There are many ways to make Christmas more exited as its tree decorated with loads of toys and light, stocking for Santa’s gifts, preparing special sweets such as mixed cakes and Christmas pudding and lots of more are in the list.

Apart from these traditions people love to spend Christmas in different cities every year.Christmas is known as a holiday indication so people packs their bags and travel to other places with their loved ones. As we know that Christmas is round the corner so if you want to set off for a small vacation on this Christmas then here the top 5 places to celebrates Christmas.

Top 5 places to celebrate Christmas

1.       Goa:

Either its honeymoon or holiday with family, Goa always comes first in the list. It gives a joyous environment during the Christmas. Although Goa is the native place of many Christian but the celebration of Christmas is open for everyone. Its main elements as Christmas carols, Midnight mass,lit up trees, gothic churches and homes describe the beach heaven of India during the Christmas. As we know that Goa is famous for its beautiful beach parties. Most beaches host Christmas beach parties that you won’t want to miss.

2.       Pondicherry:

It is affectionately known as Pondy which is an alternative name of Pondicherry. It has a lot of French influence even today, given to its French colonial history. You can feel so much peace after visiting its beautiful church as Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Eglise de Notre Dame desAnges, and Church of Our Lady of Good Healthetc. These are few churches that you should visit in Pondicherry especially during Christmas.

3.       Manali:

Manali is a hill station in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh. You will get a white Christmas here by racing off to Manali. It is one of the highest visited places during the holiday seasons in India. People across the world come here to enjoy its snow fall in the Christmas season. In the winter season this place adds more romance in your life. During the festive season the hotels and resorts are overflowed by the crowd so better to book your hotel in advance.

4.       Shilong:

As Shilong is the home of several Christian so Christmas celebration is a grand event here. It is the capital of one of the smallest states in India- Meghalaya. Its main attraction The Cathedral Church is known as one of the oldest church in North East India. The celebration goes long in Christmas days in Shilong. Due to its beautiful weather, it is called Scotland of Indiawhere people come from all over the world to celebrate Christmas. Christmas in Shilong will bea great experience of your life.

5.       Mumbai:

The dream city of India – Mumbai is also in this list.During the Christmas time, Malls and markets are decorated with Christmas trees, lights and other things. Apart from this, Mumbai is honored with several churches as Mount Mary’s Basilica, Wodehouse Church, Saint Peter’s Church, Saint Michael’s Church and many others. Thousands of people visit these churches to attend the midnight mass. Mumbai looks heavenly at the time of Christmas.

The list is not comprehensive. There are so many others places in the India which I left out but iam definitely going to spend my Christmas holidays at one of these places. What about you?

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