The world’s largest floating Christmas tree is in a lagoon in what city?
The Christmas season evokes visions of snow-covered winter wonderlands for many Americans, but in the Southern Hemisphere, Christmas is a summertime holiday. In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
Christmas feels more like the Fourth of July as fireworks accompany the annual lighting of the floating Christmas tree surrounded by the waters of Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. If you wanted to get technical, it’s not actually a real tree — pine trees are not common in Brazil — but even still, the Guinness Book of World Records has deemed this the world’s largest floating Christmas tree.
Measuring 278 feet tall, the tree is decorated with more than three million lights, with multiple changing lighting displays as it floats to different parts of the lagoon.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Capetown, South Africa
Answer: The correct answer is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil