Nothing better than talking about Christmas lights, right? If we do not have the warmth of Brazil this time of year there is no shortage of attractions in London. For those who like Christmas, we have several options of places to see the lights, to have fun and also to buy, with several Christmas markets scattered around the city.
Follow our post today with some indispensable tips to see the lights and enjoy the month of December!
1) Carnaby Street
The decorations of this charming London street always catch the eye every year and it's always amazing. This year, the theme chosen in partnership with the NGO Project Zero, which recreates scenes from the seabed and encourages the preservation of the oceans with the theme “One Ocean, One Planet”. Beautiful to see!
The world-famous shopping street called King's Road and Sloane Square are brightly lit bringing joy to Chelsea. In addition to Duke of York Square and Pavilion Road. The decorative lights are inspired by the crown of King Charles II.
3) Regent Street
London's most famous shopping street is very special this time of year full of illuminated angels playing trumpets. Also visit St James's Street, Jermyn Street and St James's Market, which are also part of this event. A must visit for anyone coming to London at this time.
4) Oxford Street
Their traditional Christmas balls have been replaced by 27 modern LED curtains that convey festive messages and important information. There are 222,000 lights in all, producing a Aurora Borealis effect. And the best! They are 90% more economical and efficient than past decorations.
5) Bond Street
Here on this street you will find some of London's most luxurious shops. Illuminated ornaments that resemble peacock feathers are the charm of the place.
6) Covent Garden's famous square and market
Chandeliers, 30,000 lights, giant reindeer and to top it off, London's largest natural Christmas tree. Do not miss the visit!
7) Kew Gardens Botanical Garden
Each year, Christmas on Kew attracts thousands of visitors. More than a million lights explode in the middle of the park, in trees, on the ground, with music, effects, colors and a charming look. Eat hot marshmallows right on the stick, drink the famous Mulled Wine or Hot Cider and enjoy a very special night that ends with a super splash on the lake with the glass greenhouse in the background.