It is that time of the year again, and love it or hate it, it is there to remind us of its impending arrival everywhere we go. Here is a collection of pictures that capture Shanghai’s Christmas, this year.
Xujiahui’s temple of mammon, also known as the Grand Gateway Plaza, by meckleychina
The church on Duolun Lu, built in traditional Chinese style, gets dressed to welcome the birth of Christ, by Qiao-Da-Ye
Christmas tree decoration by supercamel
Christmas decorations at Super Brand Mall by jijis
Christmas decorations at Jiuguang Department Store at Jing’an Temple by wencherk
Left: Little girl in Santa outfit, by Mike Chen
Right: Window display by Mike Chen
Christmas tree at Xintiandi by zhu4905jian
Left: Christmas tree at Xujiahui, outside Huijin Department Store, by supercamel
Right: Another Christmas tree at Xujiahui, outside Orient Department Store, by supercamel
Left: Hopes for a white Christmas? by DJ Kaen
Right: Christmas reindeers by DJ Kaen
The red lantern meets the Christmas tree, by ros 1
Left: At the Christmas market, by be-kk-ie.
Right: Christmas decorations at Cloud Nine Plaza at Zhongshan Park by wencherk
Even Babyface gets ready to party, by Mike Chen
Left: Christmas tree at Times Square, said to be the tallest one in Shanghai this year, by Mike Chen
Right: The angels watch over you as you splurge your hard-earned cash at Plaza 66, by Qiao-Da-Ye
Sino Claus by ?lifemage?
Chinese Catholics in prayer on Christmas Eve 2005, by monkeyking
Adidas’ latest Olympic ad campaign, serving as backdrop for the cross of the Moore Church on People’s Square, by Mike Chen
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