Nuremberg's Christmas market, the Christkindlesmarkt, attracts some two million visitors a year. It's one of the biggest and best-known Christmas markets in the world. Today's market draws on a tradition that's more than 400 years old.
Thousands of visitors caused chaos as they flocked to the idyllic forest market in Velen near the Dutch border, a village of only 75 people. Some 85 million people visit Germany's Christmas markets every year.
Every year in Germany, the Christkind, a childlike angel, arrives, and with it, Christmas markets and festive spirits. Germany is known the world over for its Christmas traditions. How well do you know them?
One year after the Berlin Christmas market attack, German politicians have said more must be done to offer assistance to victims following a terrorist incident. What should that support look like?
In Berlin there are so many Christmas markets that it isn't easy to choose. That's why DW reporter Nicole Frölich have 3 tips for you!
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