Easter is around the corner. People have started preparation for the Easter celebration that is going to held on 27th March, this year. To make the Easter celebration more remarkable, take a vacation with your family at some of the best Easter destinations.
Seville in Andalucia is the most famous Spanish region for Easter celebrations. Members of 52 different religious brotherhood parade during the Holy week manifesting the crucifixion. Easter celebration in Spain is well known for the detailed processions, meaningful ceremonies and Catholic Penance. Procession starts at midnight which is continued for next 24 hours culminating in the jubilation of the resurrection.
If you want to see world’s best Easter celebration then Rome is the answer for you. With the Pope himself holding many of the masses and blessings, Vatican turns out to be the prime destination for experiencing Easter ceremonies. Several events like the Last Supper, the Washing of the Disciples’ Feet, Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane, the kiss of Judas, the Calvary, the death of Christ, Deposition, Burial and Resurrection is carried out during the holy week.
Greece Orthodox Church follows the Byzantine calendar, so in Greece the Easter is going to be celebrated on May 1, 2016. In Athens, the first main event takes place on Good-Friday where a replica of Christ’s tomb is carried through town. As per the orthodox tradition of Greece, on Easter Sunday, people knock eggs with their neighbour attempting to crack theirs to bring oneself good fortune.
What’s better than celebrating Holy Week in the Holy land? Jerusalem, the home land of Jesus Christ, is considered to be the most festive place in the world to celebrate Easter. Holy Week officially begins with the celebration of Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday along with the morning mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre followed by the traditional palm procession in the afternoon. The celebrations end on Easter Monday with the celebration of Mass at the Holy Sepulchre.