Easter 2016 will be celebrated on 27th March, 2016 across the world. Lots of countries such as USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, Germany, and others will celebrate this day. People want to make this day remarkable by celebrating at popular destinations around the world. In this article, we have compiled a list of the most popular tourist destinations in the world to celebrate Easter 2016.
6 Best Places to Celebrate Easter 2016 around the World
1. Virtuous, Argentina
Virtuous is the most popular destination to celebrate Easter Egg. On this day, people consume and share eggs as well as special Easter cake. This cake is known as Rosca de Pascua in local language. Besides eggs exchange, people also gather in large numbers with their friends and family members to enjoy the day. A special program called as “treasure hunt and huge barbecue”. which are also organized by the local government to give everyone a chance to participate in the festival.
Greece Orthodox Church follows the Byzantine calendar for their routine life. So, they are going to celebrate the Easter Sunday on 27th March, 2015. Before the Easter Eggs in Athens, people mark the Good Friday by carrying a replica of Christ’s tomb through the town. The most amazing celebration takes place during the midnight. People pay a visit to the churches with unlit candles. When they return back, they flame these candles from the holy flame of the Churches. They walk through the town to see the great fireworks, jubilation and bells.
Lebanon is the third most popular destination for Easter. Streets of various towns and cities decorated with lights, restaurants/hotels are filled with special items for Easter. Even you can find special live baby chicks in some places in Lebanon. It is the most popular festival among Christians in the country. Lebanese Christians pay a visit to the Churches in the city to mark the Easter Sunday.
Scotland is the most popular place to celebrate Easter. The Scots people do the most of traditional things which can be done on this day. They observe this day by attending mass, arrange special fun events for kids and big meals. People are celebrating this day all around the eggs. They paint and boil eggs in the best designs.
5. Seville, Spain
Seville is the most popular region in Spain for the celebration of Easter. There are 52 different religious brotherhoods, their members carried out the parade on the street for the entire holy week. People in each and every town celebrate this day in a traditional ways. They dance in the streets, make traditional sweet cakes and cover floats of flowers.
6. United States (USA)
United States is the centre of all the Christian festivals across the world. Besides traditional dressing, paying visit to Church on Easter Sunday, people do lots of beautiful things. So many popular chocolates and candy brands release special items on this day. For example, jelly beans, Cadbury Creme Eggs, Reese’s Eggs, Peeps and so on.
Washington, DC have special Easter Sunday and one of the unique destinations in the world. The White House, official residence of the President of the United States opens their lawn for kids to give them a chance for Easter egg rolling. This is a very old tradition which was started in 1878.
Article last re-published on October 31, 2015.