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7 Places for a LIT NYE with Friends

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Another year has come to an end and we are all hopeful for a brighter New Year! Give a dazzling start to 2018 at these 7 lit cities with friends this New Year's Eve as recommended by our HolidayIQ travellers.

1. Goa ; For it's raging beach parties

Goa ; For it's raging beach parties
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Goa is pumping all year long but to visit it for New Year's Eve is definitely a different kind of rush! The beaches of Goa like Candolim, Vagator and Anjuna have fireworks at midnight alongside shacks like Curlies and Shiva Valley. With the Casino Paradise boat and Hill Top festival in Vagator, your New Year's Eve is guaranteed to be amazing! All thanks to good vibes and high spirits.

HolidayIQ Reviewer Kalwa Sai Krishna adds, “In the evening we went to the beach to enjoy the view and we made it to the club in the night and the party mode was on, prepared our food and arranged the drinks sufficient for whole day to enjoy all day with the booze. Finally, this is a must and should place for everyone to visit the place once in their life's.” Read Full Review

2. Hong Kong ; For it's Skyscraper studded skyline.

Hong Kong ; For it's Skyscraper studded skyline.
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If visiting Hong Kong one must travel to the Times Square celebrations for New Year's Eve to witness splendid fireworks over the buildings of Hong Kong Island for a breathtaking view. You must attend the popular event of Hong Kong’s New Year’s Eve celebrations at the Times Square where they have a countdown to midnight similar to the one at Times Square, New York.

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sanjay Choithramani says, “Ample shopping and restaurants available. 3 pm Parade is spectacular and must watch. 7 pm Light and sound parade is a must watch (best I have seen) and to end it with fireworks which is spectacular as well.” Read Full Review

3. Toronto ; For its high-rise buildings by the waterfront

Toronto ; For its high-rise buildings by the waterfront
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To celebrate your New Year's Eve in Toronto can be exciting as you get to watch the fireworks explode over Toronto's waterfront, one of the best New Year's Eve celebrations in the world. You can spend it in Brampton’s Garden Square too amazing fireworks which start early.

HolidayIQ Reviewer Raja Sekhar Kovvuri adds, "Visited CN tower for the incredible view. However, I found a restaurant occupying the other half of the floor. The tower is the highest building in Toronto, and it has all the common attractions in this kind of structures - high-speed elevators, rotating restaurant, sightseeing points but also a wine cellar, 3D movies". Read Full Review

4. Bangalore ; For its nightlife and greenery

Bangalore ; For its nightlife and greenery
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The pub capital of India, Bangalore has over 180 New Year's Eve parties happening around town. The best NYE party to hit would be Panache, JW Marriott where they have opulent fireworks at midnight. Also, the ever famous Brigade Road and Church Street have clubs like Church Street Social and Hard Rock Cafe around to visit for a good time, plus you can witness dazzling fireworks at 12 in the area.

HolidayIQ Reviewer Shashi Bilgi adds, “MG Road - Heart of Bangalore This is the erstwhile 'place to hang out' before areas like Koramangala cropped up. The MG Road street has the best of shopping zones for apparel, watches, books and eateries like bars, restaurants and pubs. Being in the vicinity of Brigade Rd and Church Street, M G road attracts a lot of party goers and families alike.” Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Satvik Handa shares, “This place is awesome for a hangout with friends as it houses lots of club, pubs and food joints. you can roam around for window shopping and then settle for a good party dinners at one of the joints here” Read Full Review

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5. Mumbai ; For it's marine drive

Mumbai ; For it's marine drive
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Looking to celebrate your New Year's Eve in vibrant Mumbai? Then, try something new for a change and head to Adlabs Imagica theme park for a New Year's Eve you won't forget! With midnight parade, street performers, fireworks, late night rides and of course delicious food and beverages, and dance to the tunes of the DJ playing there. 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rahul Yadav shares, “If you are a party freak it can't get better, if you are a peace lover it can't get better, may you love travelling or just staying in one place and watching the day pass it can't get better. You got the best disc & pubs for the party & the best seasides to sit and enjoy the natural beauty and get peace of mind.” Read Full Review

6. Prague ; For its historical background

Prague ; For its historical background
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Prague is known for its historical background, and to visit the Old Town Square for New Year's Eve celebrations will be dream come true for the heritage lovers. The city is filled with foreign tourists and local residents waiting to witness the impressive midnight fireworks.

HolidayIQ Reviewer MANISH AGARWAL adds, “People from various countries can be seen enjoying and partying. Must watch the place if you are visiting Prague.” Read Full Review

7. Dubai ; For its tall skyscrapers

Dubai ; For its tall skyscrapers
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Dubai is known for its legendary firework celebrations for New Year's Eve. You can catch the famous fireworks for New Year's Eve by standing near the waterfront at Burj Khalifa or by visiting the beautiful Black Palace Beach, which offers picturesque views of the fireworks from Burj Al Arab and Atlantis.

HolidayIQ Reviewer Deepak Luthra adds, “Dazzling  Dubai is one of the most lively cities in the world. The city has lots of fun for a budgeted traveller to a high profile luxury traveller. The breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa and from the skyscrapers are out of the world. The Emirati food is fabulous and this city has every cuisine of the world." Read Full Review

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