This paper German Advent Calendar - Christmas Card depicts Neuschwanstein Castle, the most famous landmark in Schwangau, Germany at Christmas. Each detail of the castle from the turrets to the coat of arms were carefully reproduced on paper in great detail. The vibrant earth colors of the castle glow against the blue white snow-covered mountains at night.
The detailed picture has 24 little doors to open. Each door has a little picture behind it. The tradition is to open one door each day from December 1 thru December 24. Children love to open a door a day as they count down to Christmas.
Christmas card comes with envelope, blank inside
Does Not come with candy or chocolate
Dimensions: approx. 6" by 4.25"
Crafted in Germany
Tradition of the Advent Calendar
The tradition of the advent calendar dates back to 1851 in the Protestant parts of Germany. The first advent calendar with little doors was printed in the early 1900's and continues today.
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