Christmas is round the corner and if you are wondering which cities would be the best when it comes to Christmas celebrations then here are 5 cities in India that you must try out!
With a massive population of Christians in Goa and owing to its history, it is home to almost 400 churches. Attending the midnight mass at Missa de Galo or The Basilica of Bom Jesus or the Immaculate Conception Church is an experience of a different kind.
This city in Meghalaya promises to give you the true taste of Christmas in its own way. Police Bazar is the most vibrant square in the city where most of the celebrations happen with stalls, Christmas décor, famous bakeries where fruit cakes have been specially curated for weeks for your taste buds to have the best experience!
The melodious carols and the concerts set the mood for Christmas here for almost 10 days prior to Christmas. Attending the midnight mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges and the lighting up candles to celebrate the birthday of Jesus is a grand experience that one simply can’t afford to miss.
Sing along the Christmas carols at the grand churches like Sanat Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Holy Koonan Cross Church, St.Francis Church, filled with people gathered to commemorate the birth of Christ. Along with intricately decorated streets what makes Christmas celebrations in this city more special is the shopping festival Kochi Muziris Biennale and Cochin Carnival and the Indira Gandhi Boat Race, which happens around this time.
With streets filled with thousands of people in the heart of the city, head out to Park Street when in Kolkata for Christmas! To top off the spirit with a sweet tooth try out classic bakeries like Nahoum and Sons and Flurys.
So, are you set? Keep it merry this Christmas in any of these 5 cities!