Sometimes you just need to relax and curl up with a nice book in your favorite chair. Other times you need to let your hair down and party like its 1999-or better yet 2008! Various cities, throughout the world, have better attractions than others for the hedonist inside you. Some have amazing festivals and others have ridiculously wild club scenes and partying. We took a look at which cities had what to offer and came up with the top 11 party cities in the world. Lets count em' down...
Budapest, the largest city of Hungary, is quickly becoming a top party city with huge luxury
hotels and a few casinos along the Danube River. Budapest has lots of modern clubs popping up each
year that host world famous DJs spinning the best music till early in the morning keeping
the dance floors packed with beautiful people.
Athens is a huge party city and from June to September you can join in Athens Festival with a variety of music, dance and theater for all. The Greek do know a thing or two about hedonistic pleasures. Just visit anyone of their 4 and 5 star rated hotels and you will realize why this city is currently the 5th most visited capitol. Glamorous clubs with indoor and outdoor venues make you fall in love with Athens and it's Mediterranean climate.
Las Vegas ranks well on this list and with a nickname like Sin City you have to be a major party city. Be prepared to spend some cash in this 'theme park' of a city. With so many casinos and adult entertainment venues on or along the Las Vegas Strip you will never be short on temptation.
Barcelona is one of Europe's most popular city-breaks and has so much to offer. World famous architecture by Guadi, beautiful beaches and an amazing Spanish nightlife filled with free spirited individuals looking to have a great time make this city spectacular. All kinds of musical tastes are catered to here and the styles differ with each neighborhood.
Berlin is the home of techno music and the club scene is still alive and pumping. With events like the Berlin Love Parade, which is an enormous summer party attracting millions from around the globe, this city is home to some of the best music and venues for nightlife anywhere.
New York City is one of the most recognizable cities in the world and famous on a multitude of levels. Amazing skylines, world famous landmarks and a nightlife filled with clubs and cultural attractions that will make you understand why it is called the city that never sleeps.
Amsterdam has its world famous cafes, Red Light District and a vibrant nightlife that make this party city very unique. Amsterdam is home to the Cannabis Cup as well as over 100 other festivals each year. Marijuana use is decriminalized in most parts of The Netherlands and consuming marijuana is legal in most coffee shops and some designated areas.
Rio de Janeiro is our next part city on the list, home to the festival of Carnaval. The name Carnaval translates to farewell to the flesh. Carnival is a festival season that has its main events usually in February and March. There are lots of parades and huge street parties with people dressed up or in masquerades. Rio also has a widely talked about nightlife with some world famous clubs frequented by stars from all over.
Goa has it's own legendary place among the top party cities worldwide with amazing festivals on a variety of occasions. Located on the west coast and is one of the most developed states in India. Winter is the best time to plan a visit. From secret parties along Anjuna beach to huge Christmas and New Year's Eve bashes this city has it all!
Ibiza, located off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea, is the number one party city on our list! For more than 30 years this hedonistic hot spot has had partiers flocking in from all over the world. With top clubs, music and people of all kinds Ibiza has something for everyone. Not too much sleep happens on this island, when parties start around 11 each night and dont end until the after parties are over around noon the next day. At some of the famous clubs like Espuma (Spanish for foam), foam is pumped out onto the dance floor and can pile up to eye level.
So next time you need to party and your local bar just won't cut it, plan a trip to one of these major party cities and live it up!
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