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Germany: Visitors flock to see lights turned on at Europe's most decorated Christmas house02:33

Germany: Visitors flock to see lights turned on at Europe's most decorated Christmas house

Germany, Calle
November 26, 2016 at 21:37 GMT -00:00 · Published

Festive spirits were high in Calle, Lower Saxony on Saturday when visitors witnessed Europe's most-decorated Christmas house being switched on. The display boasts an impressive 500,000 lights.

House owner Rolf Vogt has decorated his house with lights every year for the past 16 years. He commented on how enchanted visitors were, noting that some had paid a visit last year, "The people that were already here last year, they came to say hi, saying how it is bigger now. They are all very excited about it."

One visitor found the spectacle a little on the kitsch side but added that the display gave "a beautiful impression." Another remarked how impressive her children and grandchildren found it.

Vogt began his Christmas tradition in 2000 with just two bags worth of lights. Now, he begins installing lights in July, creating a new design each year.

Germany: Visitors flock to see lights turned on at Europe's most decorated Christmas house02:33
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Festive spirits were high in Calle, Lower Saxony on Saturday when visitors witnessed Europe's most-decorated Christmas house being switched on. The display boasts an impressive 500,000 lights.

House owner Rolf Vogt has decorated his house with lights every year for the past 16 years. He commented on how enchanted visitors were, noting that some had paid a visit last year, "The people that were already here last year, they came to say hi, saying how it is bigger now. They are all very excited about it."

One visitor found the spectacle a little on the kitsch side but added that the display gave "a beautiful impression." Another remarked how impressive her children and grandchildren found it.

Vogt began his Christmas tradition in 2000 with just two bags worth of lights. Now, he begins installing lights in July, creating a new design each year.

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