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A general view of the 578th so-called Striezel Christmas market just after its opening on November 28, 2012 in Dresden, eastern Germany. Visitors of the Christmas market can buy the traditional Striezel or Stollen fruit loaf, hot punch, gingerbread and craftwork at around 240 market stands up to Christmas Eve. Striezel (or Stollen), a fruit loaf made of yeast dough, almonds, raisins and other ingredients, is a culinary specialty of the eastern German town.
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