5 Most Colorful Cities In The World To Add To Your Travel Bucket List.
Pink, blue, yellow, red, and rainbow! These cities have one thing in common: they’re either washed over with one brilliant shade of colour, or its buildings are every hue of the rainbow. And now with the popularity of sharing our travel photos on the ‘gram, these beautiful cities are becoming more popular with tourists than ever. From the millennial pink color of Jaipur, India, to the Smurf-blue hues of Juzcar, Spain, these places are the city of dreams for both professional photographers and us Insta-lovers.
Whether it be the bright blues of Chefchaouen, Morocco, or the rainbow hues of Procida, Italy, check out our list of colorful cities that have one or multiple color schemes that set their architecture apart from others!
1. Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
The Saint John city in New Brunswick province is the oldest incorporated city (in 1785) in Canada. The city is located in the beautiful bay of Fund. Saint John City is widely popular for its brightly colored downtown row houses. It is one of popular tourist attractions in the city.
2. Chefchaouen, Morocco
There’s a number of blue-themed cities on this list, but none are more vibrant or variant as this city. There are multiple theories behind why this city’s architecture is mainly of one color–while some believe it was the Jews who painted it in their religion’s divine color (which represents the color of the sea and sky) after escaping Europe, others believe that their ancestors painted it in order to repel mosquitos.
3. Menton, France
The summer getaway spot for many French locals, Menton’s architecture has a pretty gold, salmon, and cherry color scheme. Visit their many beaches or join in on the many aquatic sports program this sleepy town has to offer.
4. Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa
The historic and colorful Bo-Kaap suburb is located in the foot of signal hill in Cape Town. This residential area is renowned for its brightly colored houses and narrow cobble stoned streets. These houses display a mixture of Georgian and Dutch architectural styles.
5. Jaipur, India
If you’re currently in the millennial pink phase, this city is for you! Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is close to New Dehli and one of the most visited cities of the state. Known as the Pink City of India, Jaipur’s buildings were originally painted red in the eighteenth century but turned pink over years of wear. Some noteable places to visit in this city include the Amber fort, Jaigarh fort, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, and Jantar Mantar.
Which Colorful city have you visited?