21 November 2018, Saxony-Anhalt, Zerbst: In the Polenzko Christmas Church there are over three metre high crib figures of Mary, Joseph, the Christ Child and shepherds. For centuries, nativity scenes depicting the birth of Christ have been part of Christmas. A very special example can be found in the Christmas Church in the Zerbst district of Polenzko. Photo: Peter Gercke/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB

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21 November 2018, Saxony-Anhalt, Zerbst: In the Polenzko Christmas Church there are over three metre high crib figures of Mary, Joseph, the Christ Child and shepherds. For centuries, nativity scenes depicting the birth of Christ have been part of Christmas. A very special example can be found in the Christmas Church in the Zerbst district of Polenzko. Photo: Peter Gercke/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB

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Image ID: R4P31E