The Nuremberg Christmas Market is one of the oldest and the most famous in Germany. By tradition, it opens on the Friday before the first Sunday of Advent. The opening ceremonies are led by the "Christmas Angel."
Dresden's Striezelmarkt, which claims to be Germany's oldest, opens this Wednesday (Nov, 28) for the 584th time. As on other German Christmas Markets, here too, security is a permanent fixture.
Now is the time of Christmas markets. In Germany there are some 2,500 - ranging from trashy to romantic. The Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg is very traditional.
The Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg is one of Germany's oldest and most famous Christmas markets. DW's Hallie Rawlinson reports on her first visit there.
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