Indian Christmas: 7 BEST Places to Spend Holidays in India

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Christmas in India can be spent in various ways: dancing on the beaches, attending traditional Christmas Service in cosy and peaceful churches of Goa, walking along illuminated streets of Kolkata, getting lost in Mumbai megapolis.

Nexter recommends you to spend a nice Christmas evening and to visit the following places in India:

Holidays in Goa

Christmas Service

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Source: icnnational.in

Goa has the largest Catholic community and more than 400 churches. The Basilica of Bom Jesus is the best site to attend Midnight Mass. It starts around 10 p.m. local time, so don’t wait to take the best seat and enjoy the beautiful performance.

New Year’s Eve – Burning of the Old Man

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The burning of the Old Man is the tradition that symbolizes the destroying of the previous year’s troubles and illnesses. The Old Man is usually made of straws and shabby clothes.

Disco the night away

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Th annual music festival – Sunburn – take place on the beaches of Vagator from 27th – 30th December. Spend holidays in a pleasant company and dance until your head roll!

Mumbai

Holy Name Cathedral

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Christmas Mass gather together more than 3,000 people every year. The Choir starts singing carols at 9.30 p.m. local time, and the service kicks out at 10 p.m. and lasts for half an hour.

Bandra’s Hill Road  

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Source: grahamandgreen.co.uk

Bandra’s Hill Road is decorated with  festive ornaments, lights and is full of Christmas stalls with food and gifts for your friends and relatives.

Kolkata Christmas Celebration

Park Street Illumination

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Park Street is a sparkling place decorated with a bunch of garlands,  strings of lights, ornaments and trees. Take a nice walk with your family and friends and have a Christmas meal in one of the restaurants with  special holiday menu offers .

Kolkata Christmas Festival

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Source: blogspot.com

Kolkata Christmas Festival lasts for 14 days and is organized by West Bengal Tourism. It takes place mostly on Park Street. You will easily find by the marvelous choir singing of Christmas carols and food and souvenirs stalls.

Schedule: December 16 to January 2.

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