The Most Colourful Cities Around The World You Should Visit

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7. Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Colourful Cities Longyearbyen, Svalbard

The Longyearbyen located in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is the northernmost town in the world. This town is named after John Longyear, an American who started the Arctic Coal Company in 1906. Longyearbyen is renowned for its colorful wooden houses. Longyearbyen has a population of 2040 and there is no clear road connection in this town.


8. Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India Colorful cities

Those are not orchid flowers, and it definitely isn’t a garden. The lovely sea of blue is the collective blue houses in Jodhpur, India. The striking blue hue is definitely eye-catching with not a single building out of place. Adding to it’s already existing tourist attractions, this grand and colourful view certainly is one.


9. Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa

Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa Colorful cities

Set at the foot of Signal Hill in Cape Town, South Africa, Bo-Kaap’s residential area is well renowned for its brightly coloured houses. This reflects Georgian and Dutch architecture as well. The houses are painted in bright colours to show a significant event in history- the freedom of the slaves that once lived in these houses.


10. La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina Colorful cities

With colourful wooden houses, La Boca has known for its vivid traditional hues and pedestrian friendly paths. La Boca comprises of many artist colonies and they employ the colourful houses as their backgrounds often when they perform on streets. Quite the sight to see indeed!

The above cities allure humans which lead to them being amazing tourist spots! Looking for more places to travel to? Check out this list of surreal places in Germany!

Vijay Alagar
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