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The Ore Mountains sparkle at Christmas

December 23, 2016

In the Ore Mountains, or "Erzgebirge," of Germany, Christmas is celebrated as a festival of lights. Many of the traditions, which have been maintained for generations, originate in the days when silver was mined here.

Weihnachtstradition Schwibbogen
Image: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Scheibner