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13 absurdly extravagant Christmas lights displays that will fill you with festive cheer

Merry Christmas, everyone.

OVER THE WEEKEND, news broke of Rolf Vogt, a German man who has decorated his house with some 450,000 lights.

It may seem extravagant, but it’s not entirely uncommon with many houses all over the world going all out for Christmas, sometimes in aid of charity and sometimes merely in honour of the season.

Here are 13 that are sure to fill you with Christmas fuzzies.

1. This House O Christmas light display in West London

'House O Christmas' - London Source: Jeff Moore/EMPICS Entertainment

2. This home in Bristol

Christmas lights 2014 Source: Ben Birchall

3. This house in Tallaght

Christmas lights 2014 Source: Niall Carson

4. This delightfully merry home in Artane

Christmas lights 2014 Source: Niall Carson

5. This house in Inchicore that’s positively overflowing with Christmas spirit

Christmas lights 2014 Source: Niall Carson

6. This neon extravaganza in Co. Dublin

Christmas lights 2014 Source: Niall Carson

7. This slightly OTT display in Yorkshire

Christmas lights 2014 Source: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

(Background: he raises money for charity.)

8. This house in Croatia adorned with 32,000 lights

Pixsell 12/12/2013 Source: Ivica Galovic/PIXSELL

9. This magical house in Co. Cork


All in aid of the Baby Noah Trust.

10. This real-life winter wonderland in the UK

Christmas light display Source: Joe Giddens

11. This house spotted in Co. Cork

12. This absurd display in California

Source: Tom BetGeorge/YouTube

100,000 lights and a frantic flashing lights display accompanied by a Star Wars medley. Needs to be seen to be believed.

13. And, of course, the infamous Christmas house on Dublin’s Bath Avenue

Christmas lights 2014 Source: Niall Carson

Siri is being super sassy with people who ask her about Santa Claus >

This is someone’s HOUSE in Co. Cork >

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Amy O'Connor

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