April is the month when spring is starting to make its presence felt and is the perfect time to get away. During this beautiful month, temperatures are mild and the air is new and fresh. Usually, Easter falls in April, so there are plenty of cities around the world celebrating this event in unique ways. However, there are also a few countries that celebrate their new year during this month. As you can see, there are plenty of events in April, so it’s your choice where do you want to celebrate Easter this year. Here are some of the best places to visit in April:
Semana Santa in Seville
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Visiting Seville during this month of the year will offer you the opportunity to enjoy two important celebrations: Semana Santa, also known as Holy Week, and Feria de Abril. Holy Week in Seville is one of the most attractive celebrations of this month, offering daily parades depicting scenes from the movie Passion. During this celebration, locals dress in traditional garb for a week of dancing, socializing and listening to folk music.
King’s Day in Amsterdam
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Another interesting place that you can visit in April is Amsterdam. During this time of the year, the people from this city are celebrating King’s Day. The celebration started out as Queen’s Day in 1885, but in 2014 it became King’s Day after Willem-Alexander ascended to the throne. During this gorgeous celebration, Amsterdam marks the day with a big open air celebration and every resident wears orange, representing the color of the Dutch Royal Family. You can also enjoy numerous parties, a huge street market and DJ music.
Songkran in Chiang Mai
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You must know that April is probably the hottest month in Chiang Mai. Songkran, also known as Thai New Year, offers visitors and locals the opportunity to cool off. The main attraction of this celebration is the water fight event. Even if it is a good opportunity to cool off, people also believe that the drenching brings them good luck.
There are plenty of other interesting and beautiful events in April. Choose one and give yourself a chance to learn more about other cultures. How do you celebrate April?
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