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How India celebrates Christmas : Celebrating the Indian Way!

Christmas, the very name reminds us about the snowy roads, Santa Claus walking the snow-fed places, the Christmas trees covered with snow, people indoors sitting near the fireplace, etc. These are not just the images of Christmas. The festival has its very own Indian colour and flavor that makes it unique for this country.

Be it the famous coconut fenny of Goa or the tasty coconut oil dishes of Kerala or the Dum Biryani of Hyderabad, these are flavours of India that adore the Christmas festivities all through. Moreover the mid-night masses, the churches all around the places and friendly meetings and sharing marks Christmas of India. Here we present few important places that have their very own way of celebrating Christmas:

Daman and Dui: Daman and Dui is located on the off coast of Gujarat. This city is quiet and peaceful around the year, but during the Christmas time, the city gets charged for some real good celebration. You can enjoy cultural shows and regional Portuguese dance form, like the Corrindinho.


Goa: Goa is one place, which is considered as the implication of celebrations. Christmas is one festival which is celebrated in a grand way. Most of the people of Goa are Roman Catholics and in the past, it had a rich legacy of Portugal. Thus, Christmas is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and zeal. Around Christmas, the city is adorned with Poinsettia flowers and lights.

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Kerala: Kerala is a beautiful place and the major attractions of this place are the beautiful churches that were built here long ago. At the time of Christmas, all these churches are well decorated and the celebration go on in full swing. The celebration is ongoing throughout the night in these churches. Apart from the churches, there is brilliant celebration at other places like the hotels and restaurants. They offer Christmas special preparations with good discount. The happy beaches, like the Kerala backwaters, will also look like they are wishing you during this happy time.

Hyderabad: Hyderabad is known for festivities. All religious festivals get equal share of importance in the city and there is a wonderful tradition of communal harmony is these celebrations. Christmas celebrations are major festival occasion that all look forward to in Hyderabad. Mostly populated in Secunderabad and Cantonment areas of the city, the festival has its very own colour of celebration that needs to be experienced.

Kolkata: During the Christmas season, you will get to see a lot celebration in every corner of the city. The bakeries get ready to serve you some tempting and tasty fruitcakes and pastries. There is a street by the name of Park Street, which is decorated to give you the feel of this festival.

Mumbai: The busy city of Mumbai also grabs some time during Christmas and is all charged up for the celebration. Food, as we all know adds a different life to all festivals so the bakeries of this city offer a lavish spread of different kind of food items. The huge shopping malls are also very well decorated.

Manali: Manali is a beautiful hill station and during the Christmas season, it gets snow covered to give you the real Christmas feel. The streets are well decorated and you can also enjoy nice carol singing in the churches of this city.


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