Photo Gallery: Germany's Christmas Markets 12/13/2007
 Over 2,500 Christmas markets are held across Germany each December. Most take...
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Over 2,500 Christmas markets are held across Germany each December. Most take place in town squares around a large, decorated Christmas tree, like this one in Lübeck. The birthplace of Thomas Mann, the medieval coastal city of Lübeck is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.