10 World's Colorful Towns to See

Colorful colors make people cheerful and attract tourist to walk around the town. There are many beautiful and colorful towns in the world and here’s my selections of the 10 world’s colorful towns to see.

1. Cinque Terre (Italy)

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is one of the most famous colorful towns in the world, located in the Northwestern coast of Italy. It is the name of the area where five small towns gathered and registered in the world heritage site. The beautiful and colorful houses on cliff were built up by the people in the village for more than 1000 years.

Cinque Terre

2. Guanajuato (Mexico)

Guanajuato

Guanajuato is another famous colorful towns in Mexico and it is registered in the world heritage site. The city was blessed with resources of silver mine enough to supply about 30% of the silver of the world. Guanajuato is famous for its beautiful colonial architecture that has been developed during the colonial period of Spain.

Guanajuato

3. Nyhavn (Denmark)

Nyhavn

Nyhavn is a harbor town known as a tourist destination in Copenhagen, Denmark. When expanding the city in the 17t century, this towns with colorful buildings are built. Also Nyhavn is known as the location where a fairy tale writer “Hans Christian Andersen” preferred to live.

Nyhavn

4. St. John’s (Canada)

St. John's
St. John’s is a Canadian easternmost port town where has been certified as a Guinness of having the deepest fog in the world, located in the Labrador Peninsula. To be able to recognize a house in the fog, the local people painted their walls of house with colorful colors for fishing boats.

St. John's

5. Stockholm (Sweden)

Stockholm
Stockholm is a capital city consisting of 14 islands in Sweden. As most of the city is surrounded by beautiful water, it is called as the north of Venice and it is considered as the most beautiful capital city in the world. You can enjoy both the colorful old European architecture and the fantastic cityscape in Stockholm.

Stockholm

6. Burano (Italy)

Burano
Burano is an archipelago that consists of four colorful towns in a part of the Venice in the Northeast Italy. Each island is able to travel back and forth between the islands with the bridge. Like St. John’s, the colorful towns are made to be able to distinguish a house in winter time that has a lot of fog.

Burano

7. Willemstad (Curaçao)

Willemstad
Willemstad is a capital city of Curaçao of the Netherlands Dominion, located in the Caribbean Sea. Since a doctor preached that the sunlight shining from the white wall was harmful to human body, the locals painted the wall of buildings in the town with colorful vivid colors.

Curaçao

8. Águeda (Portugal)

Águeda
Águeda is a city in Portugal where is decorated with colorful umbrella on some streets when it comes to summer. To avoid the hot summer, the locals cover the sky with colorful umbrella to cool down during July to September.

Águeda

9. Bo-Kaap (South Africa)

Bo-Kaap
Bo-Kaap is a region in Cape Town of South Africa, where has this colorful town. As a form of joy to that slavery has ended, each buildings including houses, restaurants and even churches in Bo-Kaap was painted with a vivid color.

Bo-Kaap

10. Guatape (Colombia)

Guatape
Guatape is a small town in Colombia where you can walk around the town in about one hour. As a part of the town revitalization, the local people painted and drew their houses using colorful colors and Guatape made this colorful townscape.

Guatape