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Christmas 2016: A Swarovski Christmas Tree in Milan's Galleria

A Swarovski Christmas Tree
A Swarovski Christmas Tree

The most Milanese tradition features a 12 meter tall Christmas tree located in the heart of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On Christmas 2015 and 2016 the Christmas tree is being decorated with 1,000 Swarovski crystals – very appropriate for the fashion capital of Italy – a silver tree topper, and over 36,000 bright white lights, that are being turned on during a solemn ceremony and then shine in the Galleria until 6 January. A nice view for those who are buying Christmas gifts for their most beloved ones!
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Duomo Square
M1-M3 (red and yellow lines) Duomo