Christmas is one of the fun-filled times of the year and people love to explore various places at the time of this beautiful festival. There are several enticing places in India where one can enjoy at the time of this festival. However, Indian way of celebrating Christmas is way too different than the foreigners but that doesn’t actually state that Indians doesn’t celebrate this festival well. There are many places in India which gets colored during this festival from Northeast part of India to Bombay and from Kerala to Assam. Explore some of the finest places in India where you can actually celebrate this festival with much pomp and fanfare.
Snow and Christmas when combines makes a perfect setting for this most awaited festival; it enhances the spirit of the festival. The awe-inspiring Beauty and charm of the hills makes the aura look more alluring during Christmas. The exotic pine trees appears like Christmas tree, these pine trees looks really beautiful in the snow and are adorned with lights and accessories. The whole sight is really captivating and appears so enticing in the night. If you want to have the true feel of Christmas then you can also book a log hut to live Christmas mood under the starry night.
Pondicherry is well known for its perfect blend of French tradition and the beauty of the grand festival of Christmas. Pondicherry is an ecstasy during this festival. Clean, calm and quite beaches of Pondicherry are just perfect for spending the day time of Christmas and the fantastically built churches and scenic glances of French culture makes this place perfect for Christmas celebration in India.
Shimla has a small population which follows Christianity and so Christmas celebration is here done with great fanfare and joy. The joyous aura can be seen everywhere at the time of this festival. Moreover, you might not see a lot of tourists during Christmas but the hills offer a panoramic view and peaceful yet fun-filled Christmas. Decoration can be seen almost everywhere including the streets, churches and houses with shimmering lights. Locals of the region prepare traditional cuisine and also sing carols and hymns in the evening to celebrate that festive mood. Some of the churches of Shimla also plays local gospel music.
Kolkata which is fondly called as ‘The City of Joy’ and this city joyfully welcomes Christmas celebrations. Park Street area of Kolkata dazzles with lights and stars and with lot of other decorations. There are various streets which are lined up with pubs and bars that remain open all night long during the festive days! You can have best sweet Christmas delights at Flury's. The St Paul's Cathedral organizes a midnight mass and the tourists visiting Kolkata at the time of Christmas can also hear sweet sound of carols. Moreover, the Anglo-Indian communities celebrate this festival in traditional style and parties and get-together are also organized to celebrate this festival.
Delhi is a city which never sleeps and this vivacious city gets one more reason to party in December because of this amazing festival. The Christian locality of Delhi shimmers with lights during the season and the entire city is decorated in the color of this festival. Delhi does not have a Christian population majorly but this festival is celebrated with fanfare. The Sacred Heart Cathedral and the Capital City Minstrel choir concert is the finest way to explore the traditional aspect of Christmas in the capital city and here you can actually see how this festival is celebrated in the capital city of India.
The Christians localities of the tribal region wait for this blissful occasion throughout the year. The hilly towns of the Northeast India become more alive and dazzling in the winters with celebrations of during Christmas. The streets are decorated with lights and frills and it almost look like a bride. The picture of the Christmas celebration in Northeastern part of India is no less than a picture which is created on the Christmas card. Here you can have the perfect feel of the Christmas celebration in the chilled aura.
The most apt time to explore Dadra and Nagar Haveli is during this festive season. The place gets itself ready according to the festive mood and the most interesting fact about this place is the celebration of Christmas with a tribal touch. Midnight mass is also organized in all local churches and the people celebrate Christmas with pomp and grandeur. The entire is filled with amazing zeal and enthusiasm and will definitely make sure that you have great celebration here.
Bombay or Mumbai is one of the cities which have wholeheartedly embraced all the diverse cultures of India and houses people following different religions. This city is a perfect place to celebrate Christmas. There are many places where you can visit and enjoy the celebration of Christmas in Mumbai and some of those places are Hill Road, Bandra and Church Gate are popular places where Christmas is celebrated with immense fervor. Almost all churches around the city organize a midnight. Moreover, there are various pubs and bars where you can visit and celebrate this festival in the city of dreams.
Imagine celebrating Christmas in the backwaters of Kerala….isn’t amazing? You will surely like to celebrate Christmas as the celebration of this festival at this place is truly amazing. There are several churches in Kerala which are beautifully decorated with lights and stars and are truly a delight to watch and to spend time in the vicinity. Moreover, there are heavy discounts on hotels for welcoming tourists so that they can enjoy more in the festive offers. It is one of the best places in India where you can celebrate Christmas with pomp.
Goa is fondly called as the party paradise and the beach capital of the country. This destination shines bright during the Christmas season and welcomes large number of tourists because of the outstanding celebration of Christmas. The whole destination during Christmas is adorned with vibrant lights and flower decoration can be seen almost everywhere. You can also have fun at the clubs and bars where the celebration is done at its peak.