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Dubai Earns a Spot Among the Most Enchanting Christmas Destinations Worldwide

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Dubai, already renowned for its captivating allure, takes on an even more glamorous persona when viewed through the lens of holiday cheer. This is why Dubai has clinched the fourth position in the list of the world’s most picturesque destinations during Christmas, standing alongside iconic cities like London, New York, and Paris.

A recent study conducted by Travelbag, specialists in long-haul holidays, analyzed Instagram hashtags for 100 of the most highly rated cities globally to compile this festive ranking. Dubai’s claim to fame in this regard is backed by an impressive 60,000 Instagram posts tagged ‘Christmas in Dubai,’ placing it in the upper echelons of holiday charm. Following closely behind are other cities such as Chicago, Vienna, Miami, Los Angeles, Melbourne, and Sydney.

London emerged as the undisputed leader in this festive spectacle, boasting a staggering 270,000 Instagram hashtags. The city’s glitzy lights, festive ambiance, and winter markets contribute to its magnetic appeal during the Christmas season. New York secured the second spot with over 255,000 hashtags showcasing the snowy landscapes of Central Park and the dazzling lights of Rockefeller Centre. Paris claimed the third position with 73,000 hashtags, adding its own unique charm to the global festive panorama.

The complete top ten list is as follows:

  1. London
  2. New York
  3. Paris
  4. Dubai
  5. Chicago
  6. Vienna
  7. Miami
  8. Los Angeles
  9. Melbourne
  10. Sydney


With Dubai’s resplendent Christmas scenes capturing the attention of Instagram users worldwide, the city has solidified its status as a must-visit destination during the holiday season.