Six Most Colourful Cities In The World

Posted on Apr 2 2016 - 3:50pm by Pradeep Gupta

A city with colours is a great idea for tourists and vacationers and has a great vibe about them. They have lovely views and sometimes, interesting historic tales.

Here is a list of some of the most colourful cities in the world. Go explore!

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Described by lush green  mountains, golden beaches, exciting nightlife and exciting football matches, Rio de Janeiro is a seaside city in Brazil popular for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. It is also known for its Carnival festival that features parade floats and flamboyant costumes.

Rio is a beautiful place where there are plenty of things to do. From walking through parks inside the city, capturing the beautiful sights to spending a lovely evening listening to music, there are so many ways to embrace the beautiful city of Rio.

The spirit of Rio is spontaneous, fun and warm. It motivates you to enjoy life.

Bo Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa

Bo Kaap, Cape Town

Formerly known as  the Malay Quarter, the Bo-Kaap is a township of Cape town located on the Signal Hill above the city centre. Bo Kaap holds a significant position in Cape Malay’s culture.

The vividly painted low-roofed houses make Bo Kaap a visual delight. Add to that the historic monuments and narrow cobbled streets and you know the city has a very unique vibe. The most picturesque streets are Rose, Wale and Chiappini.

Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso, Chile

A port city on the coast of Chile, Valparaiso is popular for its bright and colourful clifftop homes. The influx of European immigrants in the 19th century left a mark on the city’s architecture and cultural institution.

Valparaiso is colourful, poetic, vivid and wonderfully syncopated. The famous poet Pablo Neruda drew inspiration from this beautiful town and said

‘Valparaíso, how absurd you are…you haven’t combed your hair, you’ve never had time to get dressed, life has always surprised you.’

Come and enjoy the beauty of chaotic hills, charming streets, crumbling mansions and charismatic alleys.



Paris is home to beautiful art galleries, famous museums, the green lawns and gardens and attractive buildings. Go for a short stay in Paris and witness the charm of this colourful city.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

It is a resort town on the Pacific coast of Mexico and is known for water sports, lovely beaches, exciting nightlife and eateries. Puerto Vallarta stretches around the radiant blue Bahia de Banderas and has palm-covered mountains in the background. One of Mexico’s famous coastal destinations, the colourful Puerto Vallarta boasts of contemporary sculptures, attractive boutiques, numerous restaurants, beachside promenade and looks lively in the evenings.

You can indulge in activities like boat trips, diving trips, horseback rides and other day trips.

Willemstad, Curacao, Caribbean

Willemstad, Curacao, Caribbean

The capital city of Curaçao, Willemstad is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea and forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The place is a mix of urban madness, remote sceneries and a desire for life.

About the Author

I am Pradeep, an avid traveller and blogger. Exploring new places and sharing my experiences with people is my passion. I am currently working as a blogger for Ratedapartments - serviced apartments providers specifically dealing in major cities of the world such as London, Paris, New York, New Delhi and Singapore.