A Look at Christmas in China

Christmas count-down at the plaza outside Jing'An Temple and Jiu Guang department store, Shanghai

TripSavvy / Sara Naumann 

There's plenty of Christmas in China so if you find yourself traveling here over the holidays, you'll be able to find a lot of the pageantry around Christmas, though the religious aspects are largely missing. A commercial celebration in China, you'll find hotels and shopping malls decked with trees and lights. Traditions from all over the world are represented in different hotels so you'll be able to drink eggnog and gluewein, find gingerbread men and lebkuchen.

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Christmas shopper with Santa

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Directions for Santa

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Annual German-style Christmas market at the Paulaner on Fenyang Road

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Christmas lights at Ambrosia, at the Paulaner on Fenyang Road, Shanghai

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Christmas lights at Jiuguang, a department store in Shanghai

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Christmas Pageant

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