Since Britain’s Queen Victoria and Prince Albert decorated a tree as part of their holiday celebrations at Windsor Castle in the Christmas 1848, the christmas tree has become very popular around the world.
It has since become a common sight in homes and city centers around the world, serving as cheery and bright reminders of the Yuletide season.
Here are some of the most creative Christmas trees of 2015.
About 2,000 soft toys were used to create this Disney-themed Christmas tree in London’s St. Pancras International Station.
The 15-tier, five-story Singing Christmas Tree at the Frauenthal Center holds 220 students from the Mona Shores High School Choir.
A Christmas tree stands in the world’s oldest port.
Quezon City, The Philippines
SM North, the fifth-largest mall in the world, unveiled its 50-foot Christmas tree on Nov. 6.
Over half a million Lego bricks were used to create this Christmas tree in Federation Square.
Prague, Czech Republic
This dazzling tree is situated by the Christmas market in Old Town Square.
A Christmas tree in Piazza Castello.
This year’s tree, a 90-year-old Lutz Spruce standing 74 feet tall and weighing 6,400 pounds, was harvested from the Chugach National Forest in Alaska and transported 4,400 miles to Washington, where it was erected on the west side of the U.S. Capitol building.
The National Christmas Tree at The Ellipse.
This Christmas tree was lit in Warsaw’s old city square near the royal castle the day before the Feast of St. Nicholas. The holiday is both religious in nature and a time for the saint — better known to some as Santa Claus — to visit children.
A giant Christmas tree stands in the middle of Galeries Lafayette department store.
The National Christmas tree during a lighting ceremony at Cathedral Square.
Bethlehem, West Bank
Christian Palestinians attend the lighting of a Christmas tree in Manger Square, outside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. Christmas Eve is a major event for the biblical town, but Mayor Vera Baboun said the city would only decorate Manger Square this year. The holiday spirit will be harder to find after weeks of Israeli-Palestinian violence.
Pope Francis sat in the Vatican and symbolically lit a Christmas tree miles away in front of the Basilica of St. Francis. The pope also lit a candle to symbolize hope for migrants.
Still waiting for the erection of the tree…hehehe.