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Old 04-02-2018, 03:48 PM
 
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I am living in a place that has a terrible nightlife since the introduction of laws to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence. The legislation requires 1.30am lockouts and 3 am last drinks at bars, pubs and clubs in the Sydney CBD entertainment precinct.

I am wondering what cities in your opinion have an amazing nightlife. I also want to know if ID is required to get into bars/clubs. In my opinion, the two cities with the best nightlife where I have been are:
1. Berlin
2.Montreal

Melbourne also has an amazing nightlife.

I was disappointed about SF and NYC’s nightlife.
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Old 04-02-2018, 07:37 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Bangkok and Pattaya
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Old 04-02-2018, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Seminole County, FL
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I’m Florida, Key West is life of fun.
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Old 04-03-2018, 12:05 AM
 
Location: Macao
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I am living in a place that has a terrible nightlife since the introduction of laws to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence. The legislation requires 1.30am lockouts and 3 am last drinks at bars, pubs and clubs in the Sydney CBD entertainment precinct.

I am wondering what cities in your opinion have an amazing nightlife. I also want to know if ID is required to get into bars/clubs. In my opinion, the two cities with the best nightlife where I have been are:
1. Berlin
2.Montreal

Melbourne also has an amazing nightlife.

I was disappointed about SF and NYC’s nightlife.
Bangkok
Jakarta
Manila
Hong Kong
Rio de Janeiro

I can't think of anywhere in a western country that is so interesting...but if I was told that I must go for nightlife in a western country, I'd go with New Orleans in a mega-heartbeat.

But, I think Asia & Latin America is the best...
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Old 04-04-2018, 12:48 AM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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The cities with the best night life are the ones where people turn off the noise and let others sleep.
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Old 04-04-2018, 04:03 AM
 
Location: Australia
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The cities with the best night life are the ones where people turn off the noise and let others sleep.
Yes, when all I can hear are possums on the roof and birds in the early morning I am happy!

However I was amazed at the nightlife in Catania in Sicily. A normal Saturday night was like New Years Eve in Sydney. But as they do not have a strong drinking culture it felt safe despite the crowds.
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Old 04-04-2018, 07:10 AM
 
Location: Casca - Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Latin America cities in general are well-known for the nightlife.
Parties that go until dawn are totally normal even in some small towns.
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Old 04-05-2018, 08:55 AM
 
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What qualities do cities with good nightlife have? Better bars/clubs? nocturnal inhabitants? everything staying opening later?
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Old 04-05-2018, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Crappyville,PA
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Bangkok, Amsterdam, and New Orleans would be my top 3.
I think Tampa and Kathmandu nightlife is underrated.
Cities like New York, Philadelphia, and Tokyo have plenty of nightlife, but prices are so high that I couldn't afford to partake.
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Old 04-06-2018, 04:35 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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Just came back from Tel Aviv, I think it ranks pretty well overall.

I think currently Bogota has the best gig culture of any city I've experienced a lot of musical movements being promoted and experimented with there.
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