New Year’s Eve is drawing closer, and you may already be planning how to celebrate it. The new year eve comes once in a year, and it deserves to be celebrated. After all, it also brings with it the promise of new beginnings, and new opportunities. How you celebrate the day is entirely up to you. You may want it to be a small and close-knit affair with your closest friends or you may like to go out and party at the club or you may want to travel to a particular place known to host the best New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world.

But where do you want to be, when the clock strikes 12 on the 31st December Midnight? Sydney? Paris? Dubai? Or the Bahamas? If you are not sure where to go, don’t worry, we have your back. We have scoured the best cities in the world and bring you the best places to visit in the world to celebrate New Year. 

All the places listed below have their own charm and offer unique experiences. So, pick your favourite one, and ring in the New Year with your closed one, and have a gala time!

  • Dubai, UAE
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Paris, France
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Sydney, Australia 

Dubai, UAE 

Best place to be in Dubai on New Year’s Eve – In and around Burj Khalifa 

A city that spells extravaganza from every corner, Dubai is a place like no other, and the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Dubai is a perfect testimony to Dubai’s extravagance. While in Dubai, head to Burj Khalifa for one of the best parties in the world and enjoy a spectacular display of light and sound fountain show.

 Just before the clock ticks 12, countdown to the new year and see the most amazing fireworks lighting up the sky. Dubai is a popular tourist hub in the middle east, and it gets crowded on New Year’s Eve. So, whether you want to go for a family dinner or go partying, make sure to make your reservations early.

Madrid, Spain 

Madrid Spain

Best place to be in Madrid on New Year’s Eve – Puerto del Sol in Madrid

Noted for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Madrid is the place to be if you want to stay up all night and make merry on New Year’s Eve. Throughout the city, you will find people partying on the streets, couples dancing, musicians playing music, etc. The undeniable celebratory vibe fills the city and just seeing the celebrations around you will fill your heart with mirth. 

While you are in the Latina land, you can enjoy the New Year in the traditional Spanish way of eating ‘twelve grapes’ when the clock strikes 12 at midnight, announcing the arrival of the New Year. The old-world charm of the magnificent buildings, historical monuments, and the rich history behind them only add to the celebration mood, making it one of the best places in the world to celebrate New Year 2023. 

Paris, France 

Paris France

Best place to be in Paris on New Year’s Eve – Seine River, Eiffel Tower 

When you are in the city of love, everything just seems too perfect to be true. Home to the iconic and one of the wonders of the world, Eiffel Tower, Paris is one of the best places to spend New Year. The street dance, magical display of fireworks that illuminates the night sky, making the beautiful Iron Lady prettier than she is a sight you must not miss for anything in the world.

You can be in any part of the city, and you would feel the celebrations vibe all around you. For a memorable and unique New Year celebrations experience, you can take a River Cruise on the Seine River, and enjoy a private dinner with your loved ones. It is an experience that you will never forget.

Vienna, Austria

Vienna Austria

Best place to be in Vienna on New Year’s Eve – Vienna City Hall

Vienna, the capital of Austria boasts of a rich history, and is home to some of the most beautiful monuments in the world. But, even the most towering and historical buildings seem to become invisible on New Year’s Eve as the people take over the streets and party like there is no tomorrow.

While you are in the city, enjoy ringing the new year in a true Austrian way by sipping on some mulled wine and gorging on the toffee apple. It would set your spirits up to celebrate till the wee hours. You can also attend one of the many galas that Vienna is known for.

Sydney, Australia

Best place to be in Sydney on New Year’s Eve – Bondi Beach, Opera House, Sydney Harbour 

Australia is one of the few countries in the world that celebrates New Year first before the rest of the world. The celebrations itself are colourful as it can get, especially in Sydney, one of the most popular cities down under. You can find plenty of events, parties, and thrillful activities happening all around the city, making it one of the best places to go for New Year Eve around the world.

Light shows near the Opera House, the brilliant display of fireworks at the Harbour bridge, aerial flyovers displaying New Year Wishes and messages present a spectacular sight that you will remember forever. You can also take a cruise ride from Sydney, and ring in the New Year in the middle of the calm and beautiful waters.

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” Said, Brad Paisley.  

But first, before you open the new book, you may want to end the current year on a high and memorable note. So, head to one of these beautiful places in the world and have the most memorable New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

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