Apart from Christmas markets that we have published a post about recently, there is another symbol of Christmas which is often the dominant attraction in many cities all over the world – the Christmas tree. Originated in Germany possibly as early as in the 15th century, the tradition of Christmas tree decoration has spread in many parts of the world. Now, billions of (not only Christian) people decorate their Christmas trees with a variety of ornaments, lights, candies etc. But it is not just people´s homes where the Christmas trees can be found. Often in giant versions, some of the most impressive Christmas trees are raised in the major squares of numerous world´s metropolis. From a golden Christmas tree in Japan to a traditional Christmas tree in the Vatican, check out these 25 of the most beautiful and original Christmas trees from all over the world.