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    As the New Year 2020 is drawing close, new resolutions are being set up, midnight kisses are being anticipated, and that perfect night out with friends and family is being planned. All this comes once a year and most of us plan a fun-filled evening of party and drinks. So where should you be this time when the clock tongs 12 on 31st midnight? London? Paris? Or New York? We have scrounged the globe for you and here are the best places to celebrate New Year 2020.

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    29 Best Places In The World To Celebrate New Year 2020

    The globe is your venue for celebrating your new year with a bang. Here are a few of the best places to spend New Year’s Eve and start a new one on a happy note.

    • Sydney, Australia – Harbour Of Light Parade & Fireworks
    • Edinburgh, Scotland – Street Dance, Concerts, & Fireworks
    • New York, United States – Pyrotechnic Light Shows & Concerts
    • Berlin, Germany – Street Parties, Food & Magic Shows
    • Paris, France – Fireworks At Eiffel & Cruise Parties
    • London, England – Royal Parades & Fireworks
    • Hawaii, Pacific US – Outdoor Music Concerts & Cruises
    • Miami, Florida – Dance-a-Thons & Music
    • Las Vegas, Nevada – Street Parties, Drinks & Fireworks
    • Bahamas – Parades, Masquerades & Fireworks
    • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Wildest Nye Party At Copacabana Beach
    • Hong Kong, China – A Dragon Firework Show
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands – Lit Street Parties & Fireworks
    • Bangkok, Thailand – Night-long Parties & Fireworks
    • Cape Town, South Africa – Victoria Falls New Year’s Carnival
    • Valparaíso, Chile – A Vivid 20-minute Firework Show
    • Madrid, Spain – Traditional ‘Twelve Grapes’ New Year
    • Dubai, UAE – Fountain Shows & Fireworks Over Burj
    • St. Petersburg, Russia – Fireworks Over Newa River
    • Vienna, Austria – Sophisticated Galas & Parties In Trains
    • Bratislava, Slovakia – Open-air Dance Parties & Fireworks
    • Reykjavik, Iceland – Concerts & Shows At Reykjavik Theatre
    • New Orleans, Louisiana – Live Concerts & Parties
    • Moscow, Russia – Biggest Display Of Fireworks
    • Tokyo, Japan – Fireworks & Parties At Yokohama
    • Athens, Greece – Vintage Style NYE Celebration
    • Venice, Italy – Live Performances At St Mark’s Square
    • Denpasar, Bali – Tet Festival
    • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Traditional Parades & Dance

    1. Sydney, Australia

    The mesmerising fireworks behind Harbor Bridge in Sydney

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    Where: Sydney Harbour, Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and Bondi beach

    What’s in here: The celebrations in Sydney are a bouquet of thrillful engagements. Aerial flyovers displaying messages, a brilliant display of fireworks, light shows, and several events at Taronga Zoo catering to the kids make it the best place to celebrate New Year 2020 in the world. You can also get aboard some amazing cruises from Sydney and ring in the new year amidst beautiful waters.

    Mustn’t miss: Indigenous smoking ceremony, and lighted boat parade

    Where to stay: Hilton Sydney and Song Hotel Sydney

    How to reach: Kingsford Smith Airport is the international airport of Sydney, Australia.

    Packages for Australia starting from: INR 94,500 per person

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    2. Edinburgh, Scotland

    The fireworks during Hogmanay Celebrations in Edinburgh

    Where: Princess Street Gardens

    What’s in here: Crazy dancing in the streets, fabulous fireworks display at midnight, music concerts hosting internationally famous artists – the three-day long festival is popularly called Hogmanay Celebrations. The New Year 2020 celebration will also include a couple of adventurous experiences including a dive into the freezing chills of the River Forth. Some of the best New Years Eve parties in the world are held here.

    Mustn’t miss: Dog sledding competition and the Loony Dook parade

    Where to stay: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton and Brooks Hotel Edinburgh

    How to reach: Edinburgh Airport is the international airport of Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Packages for Scotland starting from: INR 92,048 per person

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    3. New York, United States

    Confetti at Times Square soaks in the revellers during New Year Celebrations in New York

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    Where: Times Square

    What’s in here: The first place that comes to mind while thinking about New Year destinations outside India is probably New York. Pyrotechnic light shows, celebrity music acts, tons of confetti dropped over you — all of this while you may try to spot yourself on a TV screen. Actually, it doesn’t get better than this. New York is hands down one of the best places in the world to celebrate New Years.

    Mustn’t miss: Countdown moments while the grand 12 football is dropped from a flagpole over Times Square building. Also, don’t miss out on New York cafes for a real lavish experience.

    Where to stay: The Plaza and Hilton Garden Inn New York

    How to reach: John F Kennedy Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and LaGuardia Airport are three of the international airports in New York, USA.

    Packages for USA starting from: INR 92,048 per person

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    4. Berlin, Germany

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    Where: Alexanderplatz, Berlin television tower, Spree River

    What’s in here: Allow us to put it this way – “the 1.8 km stretch between Brandenburg Gate and the Victory Column gets over brimmed with about one million people ready to do anything to celebrate the new year and party.” Berlin is one of the best places to spend new years in Europe. With this magnitude of participation, Berlin’s streets are the most crowded ones on December 31st, making your New Year 2020 celebration even grander. Obviously, there are fireworks, music, dance, noise, food, magic shows, booze, beer, and what not to make it one of the best places to celebrate new year 2020.

    Mustn’t miss: Dance party at the 3 storey Berlin Tv Tower and if you are visiting the city with your special someone then do check out the romantic places in Berlin.

    Where to stay: Fjord Hotel Berlin and Hilton Berlin

    How to reach: Berlin Tegel Airport is the nearest airport to Berlin. It is located at a distance of 11.5 kilometres.

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    5. Paris, France

    An illuminated Eiffel Tower during New Year celebrations

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    Where: Eiffel Tower, Elysées Avenue, Seine River

    What’s in here: With magical fireworks display at the Eiffel Tower, street dance, and a rioting spillage of drinks, the lanes and streets near the iconic monument come to life with revelers swarming in, making Eiffel Tower the best place to celebrate new year in world. Do not miss the spectacular light show displayed on New Years. Champs Elysees is one of the best places to enjoy parties till dawn. For witnessing the best New Year celebration in the world, do include Paris in your list.

    Mustn’t miss: River cruise on the Seine river, private dinner, and musical nights on-board. Also, Paris in winter is sheer bliss and something not to be missed.

    Where to stay: Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel and Hotel Novotel Paris Opera

    How to reach: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the main airport of Paris, France.

    Packages for France starting from: INR 23,999 per person

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    6. London, England

    An electric view of the Big Ben during New Year Celebrations in London

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    Where: Banks of the Thames River, Big Ben, Opposite the Houses of Parliament

    What’s in here: Your New Year celebration 2020 will have a crowd of some 250 thousand revelers chant the countdown to Big Ben’s stroke of midnight. There is a light show and an elaborate display of fireworks. You can also check out the best places to spend new year in London and make it unforgettable. Don’t miss out on the crazy time.

    Mustn’t miss: The marching parade and procession of Queen’s horses

    Where to stay: Conrad London St James and Hotel Novotel London Excel

    How to reach: London City Airport is the main airport of London, England.

    Packages for England starting from: INR 27,000 per person

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    7. Hawaii, United States Of America

    An illuminated party beach during Hawaii New Year celebrations

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    Where: Moana Beach Park, Kakaako Park, Hawaii Islands, Waikiki Beach

    What’s in here: Well, the entire set of islands dons a festive look and an amazing celebration. Outdoor music concerts, theme nights, boat cruises, and of course the fireworks – Hawaii does it all in its own style. Hawaii is where you should go if you are looking for happening and best places to celebrate new year in world. Also, if you don’t feel like doing something grand you can just chill at the beaches in Hawaii and have a good time.

    Mustn’t miss: Pirate ship adventure, and Palms Music Fest at Kakaako Park

    Where to stay: Fairmont Orchid and Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental

    How to reach: Honolulu International Airport is the nearest airport to Hawaii and is located at a distance of 6 miles (9.65 kilometers).

    Packages for USA starting from: INR 92,048 per person

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    8. Miami, United States

    The Florida New Year celebrations witness a floral display of fireworks during New Year Celebrations

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    Where: Bayfront Park, Miami Beach, Lincoln Road

    What’s in here: Miami, actually, hosts one of the most diverse events during New Year celebrations. From old-fashioned dance-a-thons to music, fireworks, food and family fun – this one is a close competitor to the New York’s new year celebrations and if you were wondering where to celebrate new year 2020, then Miami is the answer. Hope you are all geared up for all-night dance-a-thon in Miami. Also in Miami in winter in itself is all that you want! All this and more make Miami one of the best New Year destinations.

    Mustn’t miss: Ball Drop from 35 foot neon ‘Big Orange’

    Where to stay: Hotel Brazilian and Ocean Five Hotel

    How to reach: Miami International Airport is the main serving airport in Miami, Florida.

    Packages for USA starting from: INR 92,048 per person

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    9. Las Vegas, United States

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    Where: You don’t ask it when you are in Vegas; the entire city is full of revelers kicking the celebrations.

    What’s in here: Almost 300 thousand people, 6 PM onwards, gather in the vehicle prohibited streets for the craziest New Year celebration 2020 at one of the best best places to visit on New Year. You walk around, drink, mingle, and get awed by the magical display of fireworks – it’s as simple as that! Every hotel around the corner has some or the other show/event if you have a crowd phobia. It is one of the best places to spend New Years in the US.

    Mustn’t miss: Like we said, as there is no place which is not partying, there is nothing you can afford to miss here! Also to add to the happiness, there are great discounts everywhere making shopping in Las Vegas even more delightful.

    Where to stay: Bellagio Hotel & Casino and The Venetian

    How to reach: McCarran International Airport is located nearest to Las Vegas and is just 5 miles (8.04 kilometers) away.

    Packages for USA starting from: INR 92,048 per person

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    10. Bahamas, Commonwealth Of The Bahamas

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    Where: Nassau, Nicholls Town, Green Turtle Cay, Alice Town

    What’s in here: One of the most serene beaches and the best place to celebrate New Year in world turn extreme wild on the night of December 31st. The ferocious parties in the Bahamas are full of all extreme party ideas. Parades, masquerades, informal beach gatherings appreciating the fireworks, street performances, lights artists, carnival walks, band walks — this party in the Caribbean is a wild amalgamation of cultural folk and traditional celebrations.

    Mustn’t miss: Junkanoo Parade

    Where to stay: CoCo Hotel Bahamas and Baha Mar

    How to reach: Lynden Pindling International Airport is an airport located nearest to Bahamas Islands and is just 10.6 kilometers away.

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    11. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    New Year in Rio

    Where: Rio’s iconic Copacabana Beach

    What’s in here: After its Carnival festivities, the New Year’s Eve celebration in Rio is what will blow your mind. One of the best places to celebrate the new year in the world, Rio’s iconic Copacabana Beach hosts the world’s largest and wildest New Year party which receives more than two million people on that two-and-a-half-mile stretch of sand. The celebration is usually marked by a tradition of wearing white and tossing flowers into the sea. Head to this place to enjoy the best New Year Eve parties in the world 2020.

    Mustn’t miss: The oceanfront stages where rocking live musical and dance performances take place amid a colorful fireworks display at midnight. Also try the street food in Brazil while you are wandering.

    Where to stay: Novotel Rio de Janeiro Leme and Hilton Barra Rio De Janeiro

    How to reach: Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport is the major international airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    12. Hong Kong, China

    New Year in Hong Kong

    Where: Hong Kong’s Times Square shopping mall

    What’s in here: Watch the world’s most dramatic skyline light up this New Year’s Eve with a stunning display of fireworks that concludes with a dazzling finale: a gigantic pyrotechnic dragon that whirls across the sky! The New Year 2020 celebration will kick off in Hong Kong’s Times Square shopping mall, where they host a replica ball drop in homage to New York City’s famous festivities. Fun fact, Hong Kong in December is as amazing as it gets so try making it a long holiday, which is why it’s going to be one of the best places to go for New Year’s without really taking many leaves from work!

    Mustn’t miss: The evening’s main festivities at the Victoria Harbour, where savvy people party on local boats, rooftop terraces, and at the Avenue of Stars in Tsim Tsa Shui to catch up on the best views of the dazzling light show at the strike of 12.

    Where to stay: Winland 800 Hotel and Rambler Oasis Hotel.

    How to reach: Hong Kong International Airport is the main serving airport of Hong Kong, China.

    Packages for Hong Kong starting from: INR 34,999

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    13. Amsterdam, Netherlands

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    Where: Clubs at Rembrandtplein, Nieuwmarkt, Museumplein, and Dam Square

    What’s in here: One can very easily find impromptu street parties in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam for the best New Year celebration 2020. However, for more organized parties, one can head to just about any large public space, including Rembrandtplein, Nieuwmarkt, Museumplein, and Dam Square. There are firework displays in multiple locations that can best be viewed from the city’s bridges. The place holds one of the best New Years Eve 2020 parties in the world.

    Mustn’t miss: The endless clubs for drinks, live music, and dancing until daybreak.

    Where to stay: Hotel ibis Amsterdam Center and MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam Amtel.

    How to reach: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the main serving airport of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    Packages for Netherlands starting from: INR 18,000 per person

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    14. Bangkok, Thailand

    New Year in Bangkok

    Where: Central World Square

    What’s in here: Come together for the hippest and jazziest New Year celebrations in this bustling metropolis that parties with locals and expats alike. The centerpiece of the evening is a massive gathering in Central World Square where people come in hundreds of thousands. At the stroke of midnight, a series of fireworks illuminate the riverside, following which, the party continues at the many nightclubs and bars lining the streets of this naughty city. It throws one of the best New Years Eve parties in the world 2020.

    Mustn’t miss: Join in the entertainment that includes a spectacular light show, live concert, and video screens showing celebrations from around the world.

    Where to stay: Hotel Picnic and ZEN Rooms Bangkok Hub.

    How to reach: Suvarnabhumi International Airport is the primary airport of Bangkok, Thailand.

    Packages for Bangkok starting from: INR 14,500 per person

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    15. Cape Town, South Africa

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    Where: Victoria & Albert Waterfront

    What’s in here: The places to visit in Cape Town are in abundance and naturally, New Year’s celebrations in Cape Town aren’t just about partying on the last day of the year and going home after the countdown has ended. NYE festivities here span three days and are the most lively, engaging, and vibrant spectacle of the frivolous town. On New Year’s Eve, the Victoria & Albert Waterfront plays host to a concert and a midnight firework display. You can catch on the most spectacular views of the fireworks from the many picnic spots on Table Mountain. There’s also a Victoria Falls New Year’s Carnival that includes a carnival-themed train and live music. So, if you were wondering where to celebrate new year 2020 to do it differently than Cape Town is your answer.

    Mustn’t miss: On and after New Year’s Day, hundreds of thousands of partygoers and beach bums head to the local beaches, and the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival parades through downtown with 10,000 performers dancing and singing in the streets.

    Where to stay: Cape Town Lodge Hotel and Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel.

    How to reach: Cape Town International Airport is the primary airport of Cape Town, South Africa.

    Packages for South Africa starting from: INR 39,600 per person

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    16. Valparaíso, Chile

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    Where: Valparaiso harbour

    What’s in here: At midnight to welcome the New Year, fireworks explode from various parts of the city. The best views can be enjoyed from the Valparaiso harbor, one of the best places to visit on New Year outside India. There is a 20-minute fireworks on the night of New Year’s you would not want to miss since it is quite famous.

    Mustn’t miss: Iglesia La Matriz(church) and the party at the Plaza Sotomayor de Valparaíso

    Where to stay: Hampton Inn & Suites Valparaíso and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Valparaíso.

    How to reach: Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is the nearest airport to Valparaíso and is located at a distance of 107 kilometers.

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    17. Madrid, Spain

    spain new year tradition

    Where: Puerto del Sol in Madrid
    What’s in here: Madrid, the capital city of Spain, is a city which never sleeps but parties all night long, which makes it one of the best New Year destinations for party lovers and nightcrawlers. Enjoy the New Year by being a part of the Spanish and Latin American New Year traditions of eating ‘twelve grapes’ as the clock strikes 12 at night, announcing the arrival of New Year.

    Mustn’t miss: The tradition of eating 12 grapes, and Puerto del Sol. Also, Madrid nightlife is famous worldwide, experience that.

    Where to stay: Hotel Ibis Madrid Centro and Hotel Nuevo Madrid.

    How to reach: Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas is the serving airport in Madrid, Spain.

    Packages for Spain starting from: INR 45,000 per person

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    18. Dubai, UAE

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    Where: Burj Khalifa

    What’s in here: For one of the best new year parties in the world, head to Burj Khalifa to enjoy spectacular fireworks, Light & Sound Fountain Show, Dinner by the waterfront. Countdown to the New Year and fireworks. Make sure you get a good seat by reaching early. The traffic slows down as the evening approaches.

    Mustn’t miss: Make reservations for a table at one of the restaurants in The Dubai Mall to get a good spot to fireworks and enjoy lavish dinner in the evening. You can also ring in the new year by checking out these exciting things to buy in Dubai.

    Where to stay: Africana Hotel and Marco Polo Hotel.

    How to reach: Dubai International Airport is the serving airport in Dubai, UAE.

    Packages for Dubai starting from: INR 34,000 per person

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    19. St. Petersburg, Russia

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    Where: Newa Bridge

    What’s in here: If you want to enjoy the fireworks on new years, gather at the bridge over Newa River. Every year, fireworks are lit outside Peter and Paul Fortress by the banks of River and the scene looks spectacular with everyone gathered around.

    Mustn’t miss: You could also go to the Palace Square to watch the festivities. Thousands of people gather here to enjoy New Year’s night.

    Where to stay: The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel and Golden Triangle Boutique Hotel.

    How to reach: Dostoyevsky International Airport, located 23 kilometers away from St. Petersburg is the nearest airport. It is 23 kilometers from the City Center.

    Packages for Russia starting from: INR 30,250 per person

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    20. Vienna, Austria

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    Where: Vienna City Hall

    What’s in here: If you are wondering where to go for new year’s eve, head to Vienna. Enjoy mulled wine and toffee apple that will set your spirits for the celebrations. Enjoy sophisticated galas and parties that Vienna is famous for.

    Mustn’t miss: Majestic Imperator Train to get the party started in the coach. It will altogether be different party experience for you. Also, if you have time on your hands, explore the exciting places to visit in Vienna.

    Where to stay: Vienna Marriott Hotel and Enziana Hotel Vienna

    How to reach: Vienna International Airport is the international airport of Vienna, Austria.

    Packages for Austria starting from: INR 35,000 per person

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    21. Bratislava, Slovakia

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    Where: River Danube

    What’s in here: Bratislava is one of the most happening cities in Slovakia apart from being the capital. You will find plenty of bars and nightclubs to get drunk and welcome the new year with a bang.

    Mustn’t miss: Fireworks, Open-air dance parties, concerts and shows over River Danube

    Where to stay: Sheraton Bratislava Hotel and Hotel Plus Bratislava

    How to reach: Vienna Airport is the nearest airport to Bratislava. It is located at a distance of 59.5 kilometers.

    22. Reykjavik, Iceland

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    Where: Golden Circle

    What’s in here: Reykjavik is in full spirits during Christmas and New Year even though the weather is atrocious and cold. Enjoy concerts and shows at Reykjavik City Theatre and Nordic House.

    Mustn’t miss: Don’t miss the Aurora Borealis. Head to Perlan to witness the most beautiful views of the city lit in decorations. Other than that, Iceland in winter is magical and you must not miss it out.

    Where to stay: Hlemmur Square and Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

    How to reach: Reykjavik- Keflavík Airport is the international airport of Reykjavik, Iceland.

    Packages for Iceland starting from: INR 50,000 per person

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    23. New Orleans, Louisiana

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    Where: Mississippi River

    What’s in here: New Orleans is one of the best places to party in the US. Enjoy partying till dawn at the bars and clubs in French Quarters. Attend the live concerts in the Louisiana capital. Have a gala time with your closed ones and enjoy one of the best new year parties in the world.

    Mustn’t miss: Kaleidoscopic fireworks by the Mississippi River

    Where to stay: Hilton New Orleans Riverside and IHSP French Quarter House

    How to reach: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the international airport of New Orleans, Louisiana.

    24. Moscow, Russia

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    Where: Red Square

    What’s in here: Get ready to witness the biggest display of fireworks and enlighten your spirits like never before. While this is for the night, you can spend the day touring the historic city. One of the most famous places is the tomb including the embalmed body of revolutionary Lenin. Besides that, you can also visit Cold War relics. So, wait no longer, pack your bags and head to Moscow to be a part of the best new year eve parties in the world.

    Mustn’t miss: Book a table in the popular Ritz-Carlton and enjoy the Russian way of dining. You can also check out the popular cafes in Russia.

    Where to stay: Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel and Winewood Moscow Lounge Hotel

    How to reach: Sheremetyevo International Airport, located in the city of Khimki in Moscow Oblast is the nearest airport to Moscow. It is 18 miles (29 kilometers, approx) from Moscow City Center.

    Packages for Russia starting from: INR 30,250 per person

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    25. Tokyo, Japan

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    Where: Yokohama

    What’s in here: If you want to see the best new year eve parties in the world, then head to Yokohama which is slightly away from the city. There you will get to see the fireworks. Apart from that, you can enjoy night-long parties.

    Mustn’t miss: Also, do not miss out on a unique experience which is, the monks of the temple ring bells 108 times and it is believed that you are cleansed by those bells to enter into the New Year. Also not to be missed is shopping in Tokyo, is something not to be missed.

    Where to stay: Hotel Taiyo and Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro

    How to reach: New Tokyo International Airport is the international airport of Tokyo, Japan.

    Packages for Japan starting from: INR 50,000 per person

    26. Athens, Greece

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    Where: Acropolis

    What’s in here: Gear up for a vintage style New Year celebration in the ancient city of Athens. It provides the grounds for concerts and live performances. The best part is that it offers an economical celebration. After the live music, fireworks will leave you overwhelmed. Oh! Did we mention that shopping in Athens shouldn’t be missed too? Well, there are some great deals there!

    Mustn’t miss: Book a seat at one of the rooftop bars. Enjoy the Greek meals with the backdrop of a beautiful setting

    Where to stay: B4B Athens Signature Hotel and AthensWas Hotel

    How to reach: Athens International Airport is the international airport of Athens, Greece.

    Packages for Greece starting from: INR 23,000 per person

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    27. Venice, Italy

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    Where: St Mark’s Square

    What’s in here: Venice cannot be a bad idea for any celebration, may it be it New Year or Christmas. To witness the best new year parties in the world, gather at St Mark’s Square, witness the live performances, a cheerful crowd and lift up your spirits. There are also many stalls for savouring authentic Italian cuisine. End the night by witnessing the fireworks and joining a club later on.

    Mustn’t miss: Don’t forget to click pictures beside the canals. If you are with your partner, it is a good time to kiss and hold hands for making it the most romantic night for you both.

    Where to stay: NH Collection Palazzo Barocci and Hotel Saturnia & International

    How to reach: Venice Marco Polo Airport is the international airport of Venice, Italy.

    Packages for Italy starting from: INR 60,000 per person

    28. Denpasar, Bali

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    Where: Puputan Badung Park, Denpasar

    What’s in here: Welcome the New Year in traditional Balinese style that is more fun and engaging than loud New Year parties in clubs and hotels. Get to Puputan Badung Park in Denpasar and be a part of the local celebration that prove why Bali is one of the most fun New Year destinations outside India. Join in as natives perform unique customs like traditional prayers, organising cultural parades, distributing delicious Balinese food, setting of fireworks, greeting and hugging strangers wishing them “Selamat Tahun Baru” (Happy New Year).

    Mustn’t miss: Parades, fireworks, and food

    Where to stay: Quest Hotel San Denpasar, Joglo Villa Bali, Aston Denpasar Hotel & Convention Center

    How to reach: You can take a taxi from Kuta to get here.

    Packages for Bali starting from: INR 20,000 per person

    29. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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    Where: Tao Dan Park, Ho Chi Minh City

    What’s in here: The traditional Vietnamese New Year makes it one of the best places to visit on New Year outside India. Visit Tao Dan Park, the largest parade here with lion dance performances, plenty of colorful bells ringing, drums and gongs sounding, and delicious Vietnamese street food being distributed heartily. Called the Tet Vietnam Festival, this epic parade could be the best New Year celebration in world if you wish to end your year on cultural note rather than partying in loud places.

    Mustn’t miss: Beautiful traditional outfits, Vietnamese food, and dancing

    Where to stay: Sofitel Saigon Plaza, Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, Novotel Saigon Centre, Sunland Hotel

    How to reach: Tan Son Nhat Airport is the nearest airport, from where you can take a shared taxi or bus to get to the park.

    Packages for Vietnam starting from: INR 25,000 per person

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    Okay! Good to go from our end. These are some of the best places in the world to celebrate new year. Ring into the new year with good vibes and start afresh! Pick a few from the list of these international destinations, stay calm, book your trip with TravelTriangle, plan ahead and party hard on your next trip!

    Frequently Asked Questions About Best Places In The World To Celebrate New Year

    Q. Which country is the best to celebrate New Year?

    A. All countries are best if you want to party and celebrate the New Year. It totally depends upon the experience you are after. In case you want to be at party places, you can fly to Rio de Janeiro, Las Vegas, or even Bangkok in Thailand. If you want a new year in peace, you can go to Hawaii, Reykjavik, or some lesser known place in Indonesian or Thailand.

    Q. What should I do on New Year’s Eve?

    A. In our opinion, you should travel to a new place where you have been before. It will not only provide you a change in the scenery but also a better experience than getting wasted in a club. Won’t you agree?

    Q. Which is the best place to celebrate New Year in India?

    A. Some of the best places to celebrate New Year’s in India are Goa, Jodhpur, Munnar, Auli, Pondicherry and Ooty.

    Q. Where can I celebrate New Year’s in Europe on a budget?

    A. Krakow, Berlin, Prague, Zagreb, and Belgrade are some of the popular places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Europe on a budget.

    Q. Which is the first country to celebrate the new year?

    A. Samoa Kiribati is the first country to celebrate the new year.

    Q. How is New Year celebrated in Australia?

    A. Australians celebrate New Year’s Eve in urban parklands, boat cruises and gorgeous beaches. Some also host parties at their own home. Fireworks are launched to welcome the new year.

    Q. Where should I go in Paris on New Year’s Eve?

    A. Some of the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Paris are:
    1. Champs-Élysées – the light show
    2. Sacré-Coeur – street party
    3. Lido de Paris – the night of cabaret
    4. 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant – enjoy great food

    Q. Do you need tickets to attend the fireworks for New Year’s Eve in London?

    A. Yes, one must have secured a ticket in advance to join in the celebrations on the night. Remember to pack light and bring essential items only at the event.

    Q. Where is the best New Year in Europe?

    A. If you want to experience the best New Year in Europe then you can plan a visit to any of the following places:
    1. Berlin
    2. Amsterdam
    3. London
    4. Paris
    5. Venice
    6. Madeira
    7. Reykjavik

    Q. Where is the largest New Year’s celebration held?

    A. Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is known for the largest New Year’s celebration in the world.

    Q. Where can I go for New Year’s on a budget?

    A. For a pocket-friendly international New Year celebrations, you can plan a trip to the following places:
    1. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    2. Riviera Maya, Mexico
    3. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    4. San Suan, Puerto Rico
    5. Roatan Island, Honduras

    Q. What country is the last to see a new day?

    A. American Samoa is the last country to see a new day.

    Q. Why do we celebrate new years?

    A. The celebration of New Years provides an opportunity to celebrate having made it through another 365 days. Moreover, the celebration of what’s ahead is something well rooted in our ancient instincts which definitely calls for a party.


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