10 Most Colorful and Brightest Cities In The World

Colors always give brightness and joy to the things, making life more beautiful. That’s why our eyes always feats at the sight of the colors. When travelling, we always choose colorful countries, which are full of energy and beautiful sightseeing. The first thing we pay attention is the architecture. Just imagine how beautiful the city can be when it’s colorful and cheerful. So, we are going to explore the most colorful and brightest cities in the world. Here are 10 of them.


1. Utrecht, Netherlands

Utrecht is one of the ancient cities and a beautiful city to visit in the Netherlands. Many of its buildings are going back to the early Middle Ages. The architects gave a touch of color to these buildings to make their city more cheerful. You can see many colorful buildings there, such as theatres, cafes and restaurants, museums and little shops. You will certainly get too much joy and energy walking along the streets, as it is one of the most dynamic and lively cities around the world today.

Utrecht, Netherlands


2. Lima, Peru

Lima is the capital and also the largest city of Peru. Despite its dimensions, the buildings are relatively small, but at the same time they are very cheerful. All the houses are built too close to each other, but they look very beautiful with their rainbow of colors. The city is an interesting destination for tourists as there are many festivals, parades and celebrations held there.

Lima, Peru


3. Guanajuato City, Mexico

Guanajuato is located in central Mexico, which is one of the warmest and joyful cities in the country. This colorful city is full of tiny alleys and narrow streets. Crossing the streets you can see colorful buildings everywhere. You can find numerous plazas and historical churches in the center of the city. Colors are unique there, as the bright and happy shades are combined with neutral tones. By the way, you will not get bored, as you can take part in many international festivals, music, dance and drama performances while you are in this city.

Guanajuato City, Mexico


4. Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden. It’s composed of 14 islands on the coast and full of many beautiful and quite colorful buildings. The historical architecture gives the city a fairy tale look. The city is surrounded with lakes. It gives the city a more comfortable and cheerful character.

Stockholm, Sweden


5. Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso is one of the brightest and colorful cities around the world. It impresses with its colorful array of colors and with the fresh breath of architecture. You can see old colonial buildings but at the same time new fresh buildings and churches. Valparaiso had an important role in the history of Chile.

Valparaiso, Chile


6. Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles

Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao. It’s located on the southern cost of the Caribbean Sea. With its colorful sightseeing and colonial architecture, the city is considered to be the cultural center of Willemstad. Surely, you will feel yourself too peaceful and happy in its colorful atmosphere. The city is worth visiting, as it’s astonishingly attractive!

Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles


7. St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Another colorful city of our top list is St. John’s; the historical capital of Newfoundland and Labrador. You can see a lot of colorful houses along the shore. The city impresses with its culture and with its beautiful landscape.

St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada


8. Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw is one of the richly colored cities in Europe. The colors are progressing from earth tones to brighter ones. The buildings of the city center are especially rich in color and really worth seeing.

Wroclaw, Poland


9. Manarola, Italy

No doubt, Italy is the most colorful country in the world. You can see colorful buildings in all the cities of Italy. But now we’re going to talk about one of the unmatchable colorful city in Italy. It’s the unique Manarola, located in the heart of the Cinque Terre on the Italian Rivera. The colorful houses situated on the hills make the city simply divine.

Manarola, Italy


10. Bo-Kaap, Cape Town

Another colorful city, worth being in our top choices is Bo-Kaap, a small and comfortable corner of Cape Town. It’s a dynamic and lively city in South Africa. It considered one of the colorful places around the world. You can see yellow, pink, orange and blue buildings and tiny houses everywhere. Thus, these incredible colors give the city a fairy tale look.

Bo-Kaap, Cape Town