Crowds flock to Brooklyn for annual Christmas lights display

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BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments are viewed outside of a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
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Look out, Rockefeller Center. The best spot for Christmas lights viewing may actually be a little further south.

One of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, Brooklyn hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights are a tourist attraction of their own. Hundreds of cars and pedestrians arrive daily to pack the streets and stand in awe of the lavishly decorated homes.

The Dyker Heights neighborhood has quickly become one of the most popular areas for Christmas lights viewing, boasting extravagant homes with larger-than-life-sized figurines, intricate holiday scenes and thousands upon thousands of lights.

Click through the gallery above to get a front row seat for all of the impressive light displays.

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