Forchheim

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The “Most Beautiful Advent Calendar in the World”

Each year, the half-timbered façade of the Forchheim Town Hall becomes the “most beautiful advent calendar in the world.” Beginning on December 1st, the Forchheim Christmas Angel opens a window precisely at 6.30 pm and then picks a winner of the day’s prize on the stage of the town hall square. The Christmas market stretches from the Sattlertor Street to the Imperial Palace. Christmas is on offer there as well: There are train rides and a special exhibit. Another highlight is the manger trail that includes a “mechanical nativity scene.”