Regensburg Christmas Markets 2012

 One of the best time to visit Germany is  during  holiday  seasons. This is the best time to experience Christkindlesmarkt, Christkindlmarket or Weihnachtsmarkt, the German name for Christmas market.   Whether it is in a little village,  town or  big cities, there  you can  experiencel  the spirit of the holiday season. It  is just around the corner thru this street markets.

If you are visiting Bavaria, the   UNESCO World Heritage Site of Regensburg is  worth to visit.  This medieval city is filled with  illuminated Christmas lights  especially on its streets  and squares.  Some of the attractions include  the display of  the Nativity Scene or the crib, Nussknacker or Nutcrackers, Zwetschgamännla (figures made of decorated dried plums) and many more. You cannot avoid to taste Bratwurst (famous German sausage), Glühwien (mulled wine) or the Gebrannte Mandeln (candied, toasted almonds) if you smell its aroma.

Lebkuchen and Magenbrot (both forms of soft gingerbread),Christstollen (Stollen), a sort of egg bread with candied fruit, Eierpunsch (an egg-based warm alcoholic drink) can also be tasted during the Christmas markets. Variousus arts and crafts items, Christmas decorations, toys, potteries and other products are also sold at the Regensburg Christmas market.

This event is currently going on. It started last November  29 and will last on December 23, 2012. It is located in Neupfarrplatz, a famous square in this city and in some areas of  Rregenbsurg.

a stall in Regensburg Christmas Market. You can also see the tower of the cathedral in Regensburg.           ©  www.euroangelsgermany.com
Christmas decors of all kinds are sold in many  stalls.       
The Neupfarrplatz, where the Christmas  market is held every year. There are still other locations of the markets like in Thurn and Taxis, the Advent Market at Spitalgarden and the  Craftsmen Lucrezia Christmas Market.

 
 

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