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BY SUSHMITA SRIVASTAV

THE BEST

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

IN NEW YORK CITY!

rockefeller center

01.

Watch the giant Norway Spruce wrapped in thousands of LED lights, as golden angels and other illuminated shrubberies add to its charm.

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Central  PArk

02.

For over 20 years, the Central Park Conservancy has been ringing in the holiday season by draping the Charles A. Dana Center in Christmas lights! 

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Bronx Zoo

03.

The seasonal celebration at Bronx Zoo features over 250  lanterns across five illuminated safaris and LED displays of animals from around the world.

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radio city  music hall

04.

Arrive at the Radio City Music Hall to find it cheerful, well-lit, and completely packed for its special holiday show: Radio City Christmas Spectacular

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Brooklyn botanic garden

05.

Walk through the Cathedral of Light tunnel, a Fire Garden on Lily Pool Terrace, an animated light installation covering Cherry Esplanade as you watch the Brooklyn Botanic Garden turn into a stunning lightscape.

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Dyker heights

06.

You have to live under a  rock not to have heard about Dyker Heights and its extravagant holiday decorations, including life-size reindeer, huge inflatable Santas, snowmen, and more.

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The PLAZA  Hotel

07.

Make a quick stop at The Plaza Hotel on your evening stroll this winter where  Christmas wreaths are adorned with ornaments and pine-covered trimmings are layered with rows of white lights. 

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saks fifth avenue

08.

The multi-storey facade of Saks Fifth Avenue makes is worth stopping by for its unmissable holiday lights tour,  as seen through its well-lit windows.

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