Seven of the quirkiest Christmas nativity scenes on display in Spain
Jessica Jones · 17 Dec 2015, 15:01
Published: 17 Dec 2015 15:01 GMT+01:00
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A chocoholic's dream
Every year the town of Rute in southern Spain constructs a nativity scene made entirely of chocolate - 1,000kg of the sweet stuff, to be precise - making it the biggest chocolate nativity scene in Spain. From palm trees to turrets, each tiny detail of the huge scene is made from white, milk and dark chocolate.
Photo: Ayuntamiento de Tomares
The town of Tomares in Seville constructs the biggest Playmobil nativity scene in the world – at 140 metres squared, featuring 6,200 characters. It spans thousands of years of history, from Vikings to Romans to the Middle Ages and of course, featuring the Nativity.
A sombre tribute
Photo: Photo: Mensajeros de la Paz
Photo: Fiona Govan
Photo: Madrid zoo