The main tree of Ukraine on St. Sophia Square took fifth place in the ranking of the most beautiful Christmas trees in Europe, according to European Best Destinations. The Christmas tree in Kyiv was inferior in beauty only to the trees in Vilnius, Prague, Cologne and Strasbourg, leaving behind Paris, Rome, Vienna, Budapest and Brussels.
This year, the height of the Christmas tree located on St. Sophia Square is more than 30 meters. It is decorated with about a thousand toys and three kilometers of colorful garlands. The Christmas tree is protected by the fairy-tale Nutcracker.