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Germany has a great number of Christmas traditions which have been passed down from generation to generation over the decades and centuries.   Some traditions may be very familiar to you and may even be tradition on your own household, while others may seem completely foreign and a bit odd.  Here are a few of the most popular (starting from the most common tradition and ending at the most frightening): Christmas Trees: Germans typically decorate a Christmas tree with lights, tinsel, and ornaments, and place it in the living room. Advent Calendars: Germans begin the countdown to Christmas with an advent...

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