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Europe's largest lighted Christmas tree in Lisbon

November 22 2005

In full swing preparing for the Catholic Christmas in Europe. His mark in a month. In the Portuguese capital Lisbon, the lights on the tree, which is notable not only for its holiday decorations. In Lisbon each year set the highest tree in Europe. Its height is 72 meters (this is approximately 23 floor of the house). Mayor of Lisbon does not hide pride, as installed it on an area of the XVIII century Terrero de Paco.

Mayor says proudly: "For many years in a row from us - the highest in Europe, the Christmas tree. This time it installed at another location - in fact, in the heart of the city. This is - the center of the city, the largest area, which is in Lisbon, so this is a strong monumental tree in a monumental area of Lisbon. We are very proud. Thousands of people who come here can see how these lights are lit. "

350 specialists were working on the decoration of green beauty. Two and a quarter million bulbs, which lay down for 18 miles electric wires, decorated the Christmas tree. 320 meters of neon light hung on the tree. This elegant beauty, the city gave the commercial bank. Locals and tourists can enjoy record Christmas tree until January 8, reports

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