Festivals and Spectacles

Just how big are some of the world’s best known festivals?

If the Glastonbury festival was held at…

Glastonbury is the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world. The festival…

If St Peter’s Basilica and Square were at…

A masterpiece of architecture, St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City is one of the world’s holiest…

If Burning Man was staged at…

Burning Man is an annual festival held in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, and has grown from a small…

If the Kumbh Mela festival took place at…

The Kumbh Mela is the biggest event in the Hindu calendar. Taking place every 12 years in Northern India,…

If the New Orleans Mardi Gras Rex parade left from…

The world famous New Orleans Mardis Gras is a visual spectacle which culminates on ‘Fat Tuesday’…

The distance you’d need to travel on the main Hajj Pilgrimage from…

Hajj takes place in the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar, and is the fifth and final Pillar of…

If Rio Carnival’s Samba Parade began at…

The Rio Carnaval is one of the biggest carnivals in the world, with foreign visitors alone numbering…

If the St Fermin Pamplona bull run started at…

The bull run, which is part of the San Fermín fiesta in the Spanish city of Pamplona, takes place at…