We are on the cusp of entering a new year. I’m sure you are also wondering how 365 days went by so quickly... This may have been the perfect year for you or perhaps you want to forget about it as quickly as you can. In either case, the new year holds out new promises and we should all welcome it with positive feelings! So, what is the best way to celebrate the new year? We bring you 8 top spots from around the world you can visit for new year’s celebrations!
1. New York, USA
Every year millions of people visit this important city to welcome the new year. Because new year’s celebrations are so much fun in New York with concerts held by world-famous singers and also street celebrations. Who knows, you will perhaps enter the new year watching New York’s famous “New Year’s Eve Ball” drop.
2. Sydney, Australia
Entering the new year 9 hours before Turkey, Sidney is also home to exciting celebrations of the new year. In this mesmerizing city, fireworks are let off from more than 50 boats for the new year’s celebrations and the Opera House, the symbol of the city, glows with radiance!
3. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Known for its Rio Carnival and buzzing entertainment life, Rio de Janeiro is home to many colorful scenes at the New Year’s Eve. In the city, which is preferred by two million people each year for New Year’s Eve celebrations, the beaches are livened up by the music and the fireworks illuminate the sky.
4. Paris, France
Paris, the go-to-city for romantic holidays, is also popular for its New Year’s Eve celebrations. If you want to do something different on this New Year’s Eve, you can go to Paris to watch the dazzling light performances in the Eiffel Tower and enter new year singing and dancing.
5. London, UK
London is also home to colorful New Year’s Eve celebrations. On the New Year’s Eve, a breathtaking light performance takes place on the city’s iconic London Eye. Also a fun New Year’s Eve walk takes place each year to welcome the new year.
6. Madrid, Spain
Tens of thousands of people gather in front of the clock at the Puerta del Sol Square in Madrid and eat 12 grapes on New Year’s Eve! Because the Spanish believe that this ritual will bring them luck. In addition, eye-catching fireworks shows are held on Gran Vía adding to the jolliness of the atmosphere.
7. Berlin, Germany
Nearly one million people meet each year in Berlin, which plays host to the biggest European outdoor new year’s party, and celebrate the New Year with enthusiasm. If you wish to do something different on this New Year’s Eve you can visit Berlin to watch the entertaining concerts held at the Brandenburg Gate all night.
8. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Amsterdam is another city that welcomes the New Year with street parties. On the New Year’s Eve, there is a street party on almost every street. And bigger celebrations are organized in squares like Dam, Rembrandtplein and Nieuwmarkt. You can visit Amsterdam on the New Year’s Eve to watch the fireworks from the bridges and have fun until dawn.
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