Do you want to have a good night out? Some cities simply have more to offer than others. So where should you go?
We all love to paint the town red; whether it’s fast-flowing drinks or easy women you’re after (or both), there’s nothing quite as brilliant as a night out on the town with your closest buddies.
A recent survey of of 27,000 travellers done by Hotels.com has revealed the top destinations in the world for nightlife. While notorious party cities like New York (The city that never sleeps) and Las Vegas topped the charts, But overall, Europe is undoubtedly the best city for night-time entertainment.
“New York and Las Vegas always provide an amazing travel adventure. But it is the variety amongst the European cities that makes them so interesting and exciting for travellers from all around the globe,” Hotels.com spokeswoman Alison Couper said.
“Whether it’s a night out in Berlin with its ‘Berghain’, recently voted as the best club in the world, Amsterdam with its floating restaurants and coffee shop culture or Paris with its small, intimate bars and music venues, there’s something for everyone.”
These are the Top 10 Cities For Nightlife , you should visit for a good time.
1. New York City
The most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area. With a reputation as the city that never sleeps and some of the world’s best bars, cocktail lounges and nightclubs, it would be hard to beat the Big Apple in the nightlife stakes. Hotspots for wining and dining include Lower Manhattan and Soho, with the Meat Packing District a buzzing nightlife hub.
2. Las Vegas
The most populous city in the U.S. state of Nevada. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, and fine dining and is the leading financial and cultural center for Southern Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its consolidated casino–hotels and associated entertainment. If you’re looking to party till you can’t party anymore, where else would you go but Vegas? With flashy casino-hotels on every corner, an array of neon lights, amazing nightclubs and showgirls, the Vegas Strip is where it’s at.
The capital city of England and the United Kingdom, and the largest city, urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the European Union. There’s no doubt London has vibrant nightlife, with Soho and the West End attracting lovers of cocktails and fancy bars and the east side’s Shoreditch and Dalstone hotspots for super clubs and DJs.
The capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid. Barcelona is today one of the world’s leading tourist, economic, trade fair/exhibitions and cultural-sports centres. Regardless of how one chooses to party, however, one thing is certain – there’s no such thing as an early night in Barcelona.Great restaurants, bars and clubs line this colourful city, and the Gothic Quarter and El Raval is where you can find the most action. Popular party times are 3am till 7am, so don’t count on getting any sleep.
The capital city and one of the 16 states of Germany. The second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Berlin is home to the hippest bars in the word. Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg have plenty of party options, or if you’re after an underground or warehouse party head to Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg. Berlin gives the Big Apple a run for its money when it comes to the accolade, ‘The City That Never Sleeps’. Look in the right corners and offers plenty of opportunities for round-the-clock partying.
6. Los Angeles
The most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. The city is the entertainment capital of the world, with some of the best clubs in the country. The home of glitz and glam, while out on the town you could run shoulders with celebrities. Head to Sunset and Hollywood Boulevard for hundreds of nightclubs, to Westwood and the Valley for great lounges and bars, or Santa Monica for sport bars and beach lounges.
Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. As the commercial capital and one of the top financial centres in Europe, Amsterdam is considered an alpha world city by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) study group. Amsterdam has a busy nightlife on its streets, restaurants, clubs, coffeeshops and red light district, with everything from old offices to art galleries and theatres doubling up as party venues. Rembrantplein and Leidseplein are the main areas for clubbing.
The capital and largest city of Spain. It is the third-largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the European Union after London and Paris. The nightlife in Madrid is unique – there is nothing like it anywhere in the world. Madrid comes alive after dark – no one would think of going out dancing before 2am. During summer locals wander from terraza to terraza, as day time cafes become night time clubs. Paseo de la Castellana has hundreds of cafes, bars and clubs to choose from.
Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. The city of style combines elegance the edginess at its celebrity-filled bars of the Champs- Elysées. For a more relaxing environment to enjoy food and wine head to the Rue de Lappe and Charonne. Paris is today one of the world’s leading business and cultural centers and its influences in politics, education, entertainment, media, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities.
Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand and the most populous city in the country. There’s something for everyone in Bangkok, from chic rooftop bars on top of five-star hotels to live music, river cruises and dinner extravaganzas. Night markets are popular in Silom, Patpong and Khaosan Road.