Christmas is the best time to travel and plans get continued till New Year too. Are you also planning to visit somewhere to add fun to your Christmas celebrations? Are you thinking about traveling abroad this year? Before doing that, you should know that there are so many places in India which are so cool when it comes to celebrating Christmas. The end of the year is a time to celebrate with much enthusiasm. There are places in the country where Christmas is celebrated with great fun.
The festival of Christmas, which marks the birth of Lord Jesus, is celebrated in India in its own local flavor. Here are some of the best places to visit in India to celebrate Christmas 2018.
1. Park Street, Kolkata
The Kolkata Christmas festival is famous all over the country. The city of joy brings together all festive elements of Christmas. The Park Street in Kolkata has a Christmas parade every year. The markets have a variety of Christmas treats and streets are decorated with lovely lights for the occasion.
This place is always among the list of places that offers you great holiday experience. If you happen to be near Shimla then you will get the double delight of winters and Christmas! You will enjoy the musical events, performances by locals to celebrate the festival.
3. Panjim, Goa
The once Portuguese colony is the best party place in India. Naturally, it gets prettier during December. There are beaches and a combination of ancient churches in Old Goa that adds on to the festive mood. This part of India has one of the most enthusiastic celebrations of Christmas.
4. Daman and Diu
This union territory is one of the best places to enjoy the true essence of Christmas. You can attend the masses in the church and enjoy the energetic Christmas spirit. You could head to the lovely beaches in Daman.
The tribal communities in Shillong have their own way of celebrating Christmas. There are community meals held in various parts. During this time, the streets light up with beautiful displays.
Pondicherry is the one exotic locations in the country that is influenced by French customs. With happy ambiance, colorful bylanes, and lovely foods, Pondicherry at Christmas is a place to be! There are many churches where you can attend the Christmas service and get a little taste of the west.
We hope these places will decorate your Christmas 2018 plans. Also, tell us about your favorite place in India to celebrate the joyous Christmas. In case you are looking to add some unusual dishes to your Christmas menu, then check this out.