Christmas is an amazing time of year that is celebrated all over the world. So, what does Christmas look like in different countries? Here are some photos to give you a peak. Above, a decked out Christmas house in Melksham, England

Christmas at the Vatican with Pope Benedicte XVI.

Christmas Night Mass at the Vatican.

Sand sculpture in India.

School kids - Bhopal, India

Kids in Kyoto, Japan.

Christmas in Palestine.

US Air Base in Afghanistan.

Overly happy women in China.

Palestinian scouts outside the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem.

The Birds Nest - Beijing, China

High-speed Santas - Sydney Harbour, Australia.

Mountain Climber - Buckhan Mountain, South Korea

School in Thailand.

Beirut, Lebanon

Eco-friendly Santa at Kidzania theme park - Tokyo, Japan.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Cathedral of Virgin Mary - Moscow, Russia.

British soldiers in Iraq.

Bavarian Highlanders in Schoenau, Germany

Capitol Hill - Washington, DC

Concorde Place - Paris, France courtesy of etoday
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  • I'm not sure how I feel about the elephant.
  • Great collection of photos.
  • Some of these were TMI .. and some downright frightening. Happy Christmas everyone.
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