Advent crown

It is the ultimate symbol of the Advent season. It is hard to imagine the Christmas build-up without the Advent crown and its four candles, found inside churches, kindergartens and many homes.

Girl lighting candles on the advent crown
Picture: Girl lighting candles on the advent crown Picture: © R. Lemitz

Erfurt's advent crown has been displayed at the Christmas market since 2004. Its location is on the Wenigemarkt.