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Fogas Ház Budapest |© Fogas Ház
Fogas Ház Budapest |© Fogas Ház

Awesome Pictures that Prove Budapest's Ruin Bars are the Coolest Places to Drink

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Updated: 12 June 2017

When it comes to a night out in the Hungarian capital, you never know what you’re going to find. Whether it’s a bath tub next to the bar or a room full of televisions from the 90s, it’s always a surprise and never dull! The city’s ruin bars have become iconic symbols of Budapest’s nightlife and are some of the coolest places to drink – just check out these photos to see why.

You’ll feel as if you’ve fallen down the rabbit hole and entered another world…

Where you can drink under a canopy of fairy lights…

Or dance in what feels like a forest!

The bar is always well stocked

You can even find a farmers market at Szimpla

Where else can you drink surrounded by TVs from the 90s…

Or sit in an old Trabant car…

Or dance while an angel owl hybrid watches over you?

They’re housed in the coolest old buildings

And can be intimate and cosy…

Or open air with a festival vibe

And since they’re usually open all night long…

Fogas Ház Bar Budapest

Dance all night at Fogas Ház |© Fogas Ház

There’s always the chance to have the city to yourself and see the sun rise as you walk home