The popular Christmas markets in Berlin and Germany are back this year.
Germany is known for its traditional Christmas markets, but due to the COVID-19 boom, they were suspended in December. But this year, the beauty market is lit up with bright lights, horse riding, and ice skating.
However, the celebrations returned this year with some restrictions as a precaution. Those wishing to shop must adjust the level of COVID-19 before entering the store.
Berlin lawmakers have announced that Christmas market planners will be able to implement the COVID-19 3G or 2G ban. Under the 3G law, people over the age of 12 must show proof of vaccination, recovery, or negative COVID-19 results. to enter when the market returns on November 22. Under the 2G rules, people must show proof of immunization or recovery to gain entry.
According to the Berlin tourism board, several well-known brands, including Rotes Rathaus, Zitadelle Spandau, and Gendarmenmarkt, will reportedly implement 2G.
As it happens, Christmas and markets are a big deal in Germany. This market attracts tourists from all over the winter season. Berlin alone accounts for 80 of these markets worldwide. The Nuremberg Christmas Market in Bavaria is a popular destination that attracts nearly two million visitors every year.