Exploring the world is an activity that tends to awaken the senses, especially if the destination is known for being extremely memorable. Many of these destinations feature many richly coloured parks, painted buildings and fascinating architecture. Each place has a unique factor that sets them apart from the rest. Although, they all have one thing in common: bringing joy to everyone who looks at them.
Many tourists flock to these locations to see flamboyant appearances and the beauty beaming from every corner.
Enjoy our top 5 most radiant cities in the world.
The capital of Lower Silesia is one of the most splendid cities of Poland, with a wide range of attractions for any tourist, including hundreds of bridges, fine restaurants and cafes, and cultural and historic delights. But, one of the most attractive parts of the city is, without a doubt, the many rows of colourful houses. These buildings, constructed with ancient architecture and design, enliven the city streets with their magnificently bright colours and add to the city a new life and vivaciousness.
This port city is the historical and cultural hub of Chile, with a wide array of museums, cathedrals, churches and colonial buildings. The coastal area is where beautiful boats cruise this region. What’s even more magnificent about this part of the city is the multi-hued urban sprawl adorning the sea. The homes and the bohemian murals on the walls are a manifestation of the creative spirits of the citizens and result in creating a splendour, especially from the sensors along the funiculars that provide a bird-eye view.
Cape Town, South Africa
Consider Cape Town as one of the places in the world where luxury and colour mingle harmoniously. The city is famous for its opulent houses that are sure to leave lasting impressions. Many are located in areas with the stunning seaside scenery.
Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera, which name means “Five Lands.” The houses are beautifully coloured. It is one of the most colourful places in the world, and the charm of the place is almost magical, along with the heavy crowd on one side, and the peaceful ambience on the complete contrast. Best part if this city is paths, trains and boats connect the villages, and cars cannot reach them from the outside – giving you a chance to take a slow walk and take it all in!
While many of the world’s most colourful towns and cities have historical reasons for their varied hues, Júzcar has a much more modern explanation. In 2011, Sony Pictures executives asked the Andalusian enclave if they could paint the town blue as a publicity stunt for those famous blue cartoons, the Smurfs. When The Smurfs 3D movie promotional blitz was over, Sony offered to restore the town back to its iconic pueblo Blanco. The residents of Júzcar, however, had gotten used to the tourists (and their euros) and voted to keep the city blue. It now has the distinction of being the only Smurf village in the world and the town hosts regular tours and events—some related to mushrooms, for which the area is known, and which both Smurfs and Spaniards love.
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