The one #latepost about the ruin bars of Budapest.
Endless laughter. Controversial gossips. Impromptu waltzes. Cheerful clinks of shot glasses. These are just everyday things in Budapest ruin bars. As soon as you step inside the quintessential streets of Budapest at night, you’re invited by all those mentioned above and more. The walls of these crumbled buildings are etched with decade-long tales of how life in Budapest unravels at night.
The walls are scruffy, ambience quirky and the whole idea not even remotely shiny. Still these are hands down the most popular attractions to its millennial counterparts. Now how this idea came about? What was started as the efforts of some big shots to renovate the demolished buildings into utilisable social spaces, ended up being the paradigm of today’s nightlife of the city.
Here are some photos to inspire you to spend a night in these iconic bars: