The countdown to Christmas starts with the lighting of the world’s most famous Christmas tree on 1st Thursday of Dec each year in Trafalgar Square London

Christmas Tree in the Trafalgar Square is the UK’s most famous symbol of the festive season. The countdown to Christmas starts with the lighting of the world’s most famous tree on 1st Thursday of Dec each year in Trafalgar Square.

Christmas Tree a gift from the people of Norway

This is a gift from the people of Norway to London to say thank you for Britain’s support during World War II. This historic tradition has happened every year since 1947. The tree will be lit by the Mayor of Westminster, Norwegian Ambassador and governing Mayor of Oslo. The Salvation Army and St Martin-in-the-Fields choir will sing carols

Height of the Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree is normally a spruce tree that stands around 20 metres tall, and is half a century old.

Christmas Tree at Trafalgar Square: Time and address

Time: 1st Thursday of Dec each year.
Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN. It is situated at the heart of London. See the location in Google Map.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross (Northern Line and Bakerloo Line). Bus- Bus numbers 9, 6, 9, 23, 139, 3, 12, 23, 88, 159, 453, 12, 91, 11, 24, 87, 24, 29, 176, 15, 53, 176. Make a plan to get here by TFL Journey Plan

Visit the website to know more about this event held at the Trafalgar Square London. You may also visit related religious places or top attractions in London

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