WORLD'S MOST COLOURFUL CITIES TO BRIGHTEN UP YOUR DAY
Added on: 3rd Sep 2016
Home to about 635,000 people, Wroclaw is the fourth largest
city in Poland and the historical capital of region known as
Silesia. A major cultural and financial centre of Western Poland,
Wroclaw is also famous for a number of historical sites
and stunning architecture.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Host of the 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is renowned
for its iconic tourist attractions like the Rio carnival, the
Redeemer statue and the Copacabana Beach but this
Brazilian metropolis also boasts some amazingly
The capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the
Nordic countries, Stockholm has beautiful architecture marked
by vibrant colours. Local metro (well known for its station decor)
has even been called the longest art gallery in the world.
CINQUE TERRE, ITALY
Located in Northern Italy, Cinque Terre is technically not a city
but rather a part of the popular Italian Riviera. It consists of
five villages where people have carefully built their
colourful houses on the rugged, steep landscape right
up to the cliffs that overlook the sea.
The proud capital of the Spanish autonomous community of
Catalonia, Barcelona is brimming with unique colourful
architectonical jewels designed by Antoni Gaudí, one of
the greatest architects of the 20th century.
The capital and the largest city of Peru, Lima is characterized
by a mix of architectural styles ranging from monumental
Spanish Baroque buildings and modern glass skyscrapers
to picturesque colourful houses built on hills.
OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Located on a small island which lies along the north coast,
about 35 miles (56 km) of mainland Puerto Rico, Old San Juan
is the oldest settlement within the country. The town is a
marvellous mosaic of bright pastel colours in all directions.
What looks like an elaborated imitation of the Smurf village
is the actual city of Jodhpur, a major city in the Indian state
of Rajasthan. With bright blue houses all around, it is
understandable why Jodhpur topped Lonely Planet’s list
of most extraordinary places to stay in 2013.
At latitude of 64°08′ N, Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost
capital of a sovereign state. With an annual sunshine of just
1,300 hours, Reykjavik compensates its cold and greyish
weather with joyfully coloured houses that can be found
in many parts of the city.