25 most beautiful Christmas lights from around the world

From Italy to Australia, these breathtaking Christmas light displays are sure to brighten your day.

Christmas lights on Regent street in London, 2012. Patrick Wang | Shutterstock.com

Christmas is a bright spot in the midst of dark winter days, both figuratively and literally. Which is why no matter where you go in the world, you’re bound to see festive lights, strung up to celebrate the season of Christ, and bring cheer to our souls—and not just on pine trees, but on buildings and streets. And spectacular ones at that.

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Let these stunning displays from around the world and across the U.S. brighten your mood, and put your in the best of Christmas spirits.

Moscow, Russia

Winter in Moscow, Russia ❄️ Photo by: @pankratova916 Use our #Vacations hashtag to be featured!

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St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, Australia

Breathtaking. ❤🕇 #stmaryscathedral #sydney #christmaslights

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Porto, Portugal

Berlin, Germany

Cahuita Beach, Costa Rica

Midrand, South Africa

Feeling the Christmas spirit #fantasyoflights #christmas #christmaslights #feelingfestive

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Piazza Castello, Turin, Italy

Milan, Italy

Basilica of Saint Antonio, Padua, Italy

London, England

Downtown London, England

Christmas angels #london #christmaslights

A photo posted by 13_jmill (@13_jmill) on

Paris, France

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy, France

Budapest, Hungary

Belfast, Ireland

Stockholm, Sweden

Christmas in Stockholm

A photo posted by Andrea (@andiesticks) on

Plaza Romania, Bucharest, Romania

Victoria Harbor, British Columbia

Cleveland, Ohio

Salt Lake City, Utah

Denver, Colorado

Lit lit lit 💡🏛🎄

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Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

Austin, Texas

Coconut Grove, Florida

La Salette, Attleboro, Massachusetts

Natalie van der Meer
Natalie van der Meer
Senior Editor Natalie van der Meer is a former editor for Redbook, Woman's Day, Reader's Digest and Allure, covering fashion, beauty, travel, family, book reviews, and much more. She lives in New York City.

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