Every winter during Christmas, this mysterious man ventures throughout the world, bearing gifts. We put up stockings near chimneys, leave cookies on the table and hide in the kitchen to see if we can try and catch. After a long night of no Santa, there are somehow always gifts under the tree in the morning. Well, all our childhood Christmases passed in this fashion with Santa Claus being one sneaky man! What would you do if I tell you Santa Claus does live in the North Pole and that the Santa Clause has been found? Santa Claus village in Rovaniemi, Finland‘s Lapland is supposedly where Papa Christmas lives. Nobody can battle with that fact because this village is like no other. Perpetual snow keeps drizzling and reindeer trot around aimlessly. Snow covered house lanes are bordered by pine trees dripping needles of ice. Every inch of it claims, ‘Winter‘. Have a look, you’ll know!
He dwells right here..inside this cottage with Mrs Claus and a hundred other elves, just like in the movies.
And this is what the interiors look like.
Hangout with him any day if you wish to, every day for the rest of the year too; just to keep that party spirit going. Tame a reindeer and take as many selfies with them as you want.
“Santa Claus’ original home lies in the mysterious Korvatunturi (“Ear Fell”) in Finnish Lapland. Since the exact location is a secret only known to a chosen few, he decided to establish a Santa Claus village in Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland, in 1985. Rovaniemi received the status of the Official Hometown of Santa Claus in 2010″, is what the official website says!
So what are you waiting for? Gather all the winter coats, prepare your kids and visit Rovaniemi, Finland. Everything great about Christmas sits awaiting you there, preparing a list of the good kids this year!
To see more, check out their website. Book it here, or choose the itinerary you like. This beautiful Santa Claus’s place of residence in the poetic village of Rovaniemi is too good a winter wonderland to miss.