Photos of the Demonic Krampus at Traditional Christmastime Festivals in Central Europe

Photos of Krampus in Central Europe

The Atlantic has posted a fantastic photo gallery of traditional European festivals involving Krampus, the demonic beast of Alpine folklore who deals out punishment to bad children during Christmastime. As we posted recently, Krampus is coming to Los Angeles this year for Krampusfest 2013.

Photos of Krampus in Central Europe

Photos of Krampus in Central Europe

photos by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

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