Top 10 Summer Solstice Celebrations Around the World

Whether you think of it as the start of summer, the longest day of the year or an excuse to dance, perhaps around bonfires or a maypole, the summer solstice is a celebration of the season. Sure, it marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but it's also steeped in tradition and cultural significance throughout the world.

The summer solstice is celebrated in a variety of ways across the globe. From skygazing in Croatia to sun salutations in Times Square, here are's top ten places where you can make the most of the longest day of the year.

Top 10 summer solstice celebrations around the world