It may be Sweden's second city, but Gothenburg is Scandinavia's Christmas capital. Gothenburg launches its Christmas City theme "Lane of Light", showcasing the best of contemporary Swedish lighting design and innovative large scale outdoor events since Dec. 5.
The city displays a "Lane of Light" running 3.5 kilometres from the harbour to Liseberg and its famous Christmas market, the largest in Scandinavia Scandinavia's largest Christmas market, famous for its spectacular Christmas lights, genuine Swedish handicrafts, and enticing homemade delicacies takes place at Liseberg.
Scandinavia's largest amusement park, in central Gothenburg and features close to five million glimmering lights adorning the trees and buildings as well as more than 700 Christmas trees and six kilometres of fir garlands decorating the park.
The Christmas market sees half a million visitors during the five weeks of opening from mid November.
(China Daily December 24, 2008)