The festive season is upon us and one of the most iconic symbols of Christmas is of course the Christmas tree. In the spirit of the season, DIYS.com sought to find out which of the world’s most iconic Christmas trees are the most popular through analysing monthly global search volumes.
In first place, with 21,140 Google searches, is the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree.
The Rockefeller tree first went up in front of the iconic New York landmark in 1933 as a symbol of hope during the great depression.
In second place, with 3,800 global searches, is the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree.
Each year the tree that sits in Trafalgar square is gifted to the UK by Norway. A tradition that started in 1947.
In third place, with 1,570 searches, is the Boston Common Christmas tree. The festive tree has been lit in the Common every year since 1941.
In fourth place, with 490 global searches, is the tree in Dortmund, Germany. This tree is the largest in the world, standing at 45m and weighing 40,000 kilograms.
In fifth place, with 360 searches, is the tree in Sydney, Australia. The tree in Martin Place features a 15-minute light display this year.