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Russian Entrepreneurs Turn Old Public Transportation Bus into an Awesome Night-Club on Wheels

Believe it or not, the most happening party club in St. Petersburg is a bus! Well, not just any bus. The Barbus Maxi is a one-of-a-kind vehicle that’s been completely transformed to resemble a nightclub. It is Russia’s largest and most expensive party-bus, complete with a dance floor, lounge, fully stocked bar, and even a toilet.

In its previous life, Barbus was just an old Ikarus 280 public transportation vehicle. A few Russian entrepreneurs decided to give it a new lease of life – they completely took it apart, leaving only the frame intact. Then they proceeded to cover the exterior with a film of black-and-white images of pin-up models and urban landscapes of London and New York. The interiors were designed with a pop-art theme.

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The space inside the bus was limited, but the entrepreneurs somehow managed to include all the elements of a regular night-club – professional lighting, leather sofas with high backs, televisions, a smoke machine, air conditioners, and a mirrored ceiling. There’s also a couple of vintage wall phones for a vintage look, and a full DJ mixer. They’ve actually used the tight space quite cleverly – two large refrigerators that hold the drinks are hidden in a carved oak sideboard and a wooden chest.

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The Barbus Maxi travels the streets of St. Petersburg every night, picking up its customers along the way and entertaining them until the next stop. That really does sound like a cool way to travel!

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Sources: Drive2, Bar-Bus

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