World's biggest Christmas tree unveiled in Italy

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World's biggest Christmas tree unveiled in Italy. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 7 a.m. on December 8, 2018.

Trumpets celebrated the unveiling of the world's biggest Christmas tree in central Italy Friday night.

Nearly 500 lights outline the shape of the tree, which rests on a hill in the medieval town of Gubbio.

The attraction is more than 2,400 feet tall and nearly 1,500 feet wide.

This is the 38th year in a row the Guinness Book of World Records has declared it the biggest Christmas tree on the planet.

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