The Striezelmarkt, a Christmas market in Dresden, Germany, dates back to 1434.
Nov. 26, 2010 Visitors watch an ornate merry-go-round at the illuminated Striezelmarkt Christmas market in Dresden, Germany. The Striezelmarkt claims to be Germany's oldest Christmas market, dating back to 1434. Christmas markets have a long tradition in Germany and usually sell gluhwein, Christmas decorations and ornaments, sweets and sausages. Sean Gallup/Getty Images Buy Photo