Imagine that you are living in one of these 10 beautiful, distinguished, colorful cities and towns, where at every turn and corner you are met with a marvelous explosion of color. The color of a city’s architecture and the creativity of its people can turn a dull, boring, functional town into a thing of vibrant beauty.
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10 – Cinque Terre, Italy
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Cinque Terre comprises the villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore, all of which are perched high above the quiet Mediterranean below. These villages climb the mountainous overlook with bright, varied colors, appearing as if they were drawn in place by the pastel hand of a dreaming artist.
09 – Brighton Beach, Melbourne, Australia
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This long stretch of safe, sandy bay swimming beaches includes Dendy Street beach, Middle Brighton and Brighton beaches. The area is famous for quaint colourful bathing boxes along the beach set against the spectacular Melbourne city skyline.
08 – Paradise Island, Bahamas
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The Bahamian capital is a city rich in beauty, history, and personality. Since its founding in 1656, and through the ages of colonialism, piracy, rum-smuggling, and now tourism, it has always been the center of color and culture in the islands.
07 – Gamla Stan, Stockholm
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This old town is the original Stockholm. The town was set up during the 1300 century. There are about 3000 people living in the old city today. Most buildings are from the 1700 and 1800 century.
06 – Barranco, Lima, Peru
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With colorful buildings, gorgeous colonial mansions and coastal fog that would fill your days of sightseeing Lima is a very eclectic coast town.
05 – Cape Town, South Africa
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The buildings of Bo Kaap – Cape Town are separated by bright and friendly colors which change from address to address. Pinks, oranges, yellows and blues mix together to create a community of eye candy, one that easily earns its place on our list.
04 – Pattaya, Thailand
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Located on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, Pattaya receives millions of tourists annually. Family-friendly Jomtien Beach makes a pleasant contrast to crowded, polluted Pattaya Beach, with its jetskis and beach bars. Also you shouldn’t miss to see colorful houses and hotels.
03 – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Puerto Vallarta is a favourite of tourists looking for an authentic taste of Mexico. Wind your way through the cobblestone streets, past the cathedral, craft stores, markets, restaurants, and its famous “Malecon” promenade, for an unforgettable experience, day or night.
02 – Willemstad, Curacao, Caribbean
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During 1800s, when the Dutch ruled Curaçao, the then-governor attributed the migraines that afflicted him to the powerful Caribbean sun reflecting off the colony’s stark walls. As a result, an official decree that commanded citizens to paint the structures anything but white. Today, this World Heritage site owes its distinctive pastel shades to one man’s maladies.
01 – Wroclaw, Poland
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The buildings of Wroclaw’s city center are rich in color, progressing from earth tones to pastels in a very old-world manner. This colorful take on classical architecture makes it one of the most colorful cities in Europe.