Enjoy the biggest Christmas tree in the world!
Thinking of big Christmas tres, usual suspects are London, Paris and, of course, New York. They are the first, that come to mind. One might also consider Christmas trees on the markets throughout the German speaking world. Starting from Berlin, to Vienna to Zürich, when making your guest.
Yet in spite of their popularity, most of the world’s best-known Christmas celebrations are not home to the largest Christmas trees. In fact, you probably wuldn’t guess where is the most massive Christmas tree in the word!
The tallest Christmas tree in the world is in Brazil. And it was lit up in Rio de Janeiro on the 1st of December. Thousands gathered to see the show of lights and fireworks at the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon.
In addition to being the tallest Christmas tree in the world, at 85- meters, the holiday arbor you find in Rio de Janeiro is also one of the most unusual ones. Because, it floats in the city’s lagoon, which sits just inland from famous Ipanema Beach.
Grupo Artplan designed this year’s Lagoa Christmas tree, with the participation of over 1,200 engineers, technicians, and artists. Ass mentioned, it tops out at eighty five meters tall and over 900,000 led bulbs illuminate it. What does it take to light up this giant tree? 105 km of light strands, 3.3 million miniature bulbs and 2,100 strobes. Fortunately, the power to light the tree up comes from six self-contained bio-fuel generators.
Enjoy the biggest Christmas tree in the world:
In a way, This is convenient, considering that Christmas falls in the middle of summer in Rio de Janeiro—why. So you can follow up your Christmas dreams and take a nighttime swim. As a matter of fact, the lighting of Brazil’s Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree is one of Rio de Janeiro’s largest events of the year. The floating Christmas tree is lit every night until Epiphany on January 6.