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    Shoppers make their way as Christmas lights illuminate Regent Street in London, Britain, December 7, 2019.

    For a couple of weeks every year the world takes on a magic glow, people become happier and all troubles seem to be a little bit further away. As Christmas and New Year's Eve draw near, cities all across the globe stand ready to greet it in their full glory.

    Moscow, London, Copenhagen, Berlin, New York and other world's beautiful capitals bust out their festive illuminations, eager to outshine each other in glorious displays of holiday spirit.

    And while Christmas trees and lights may appear somewhat uniform, many locals have their own unique flair when it comes to winter holiday decorations.

     

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