Voting in our annual nightclub poll - Top 100 Clubs, powered by Miller Genuine Draft - is now well and truly open. Since launching the vote earlier this month, thousands of eager clubbers from across the planet have had their say on the world’s greatest places to experience electronic music.
Throughout the voting period we’ll be focusing on some of the planet’s major clubbing regions, and some curveballs too! To celebrate our global clubbing scene, we’ll be shining a light on the biggest, smallest, craziest and plushest clubs and cities on the planet - giving you a full picture of the state of clubland in 2015.
In our third profile, we discover a scene that is in rude health! Hungary is a place where you can party on ships on the Danube, dance in swimming pools by Lake Batalon or catch some of the world’s finest DJs in fresh and vibrant surroundings. Read on for more…
Located in Siófok at Lake Batalon, Palace Club is certainly not for the feint of heart! The summer-only venue has a large swimming pool at its heart where you can splash around on warm summer nights to a soundtrack of electronic music. Recent guests DJs include John Digweed and Otto Knows.
A38 is a Ukrainian stone-carrier ship that is harboured in the Danube in Budapest. Now converted into a floating venue, the ship is due welcome Berlin techno legend Ben Klock and Hot Natured’s Lee Foss aboard in the next few weeks.
Located in the capital city of Budapest, Symbol is known as being one of the city’s most beautiful nightlife spaces. And once you walk inside you realise why. The main room, surrounded by white pillars is reminiscent of Ibiza’s Es Paradis. Musically, things are a mixed bag with live musicians joining DJs to create the soundtrack of one of the Budapest scene’s most upmarket venues.
Despite being open only a couple of months, PRLMNT clearly have big plans to bring electronic music into Budapest. Trance icons Aly & Fila are booked for a Cream party here in February and lovers of deeper sounds will have noticed Butch & Adam Port drop by last week. Definitely one to watch!
Morrison’s 2 is the most prominent character in Budapest’s nightlife scene. As the biggest club in the city, Morrison’s is open seven nights a week; ideal for those who don’t like to restrict their partying to the weekends. Due to its size the music policy varies pretty dramatically, but head down on a Saturday night to catch the latest in deep house and nu-disco.
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