Most Colorful Streets In The World

by | Mar 1, 2019 | Travel | 2 comments

1. Steiner Street, San Francisco, California

Steiner Street, San Francisco, California

Homes in Steiner Street are known as the Painted Ladies because of their Victorian and Edwardian style. To enhance their architectural details, these homes were repaired in the 1960s. These homes were earlier painted in grey tones but after World War II, local artist Butch Kardum started painting the homes in bright green and blue shades.

2. Kampung Pelangi, Randusari, Indonesia

Kampung Pelangi, Randusari, Indonesia

Kampung Pelani is known as the rainbow village. The colorful washes are done to attract more tourists to the area. It is said that it took around 1 month to cover the walls with bright colors. Because of this transformation, this village is one of Indonesia’s top attractions.

3. Burano, Venice, Italy

Burano, Venice, Italy

Burano in Italy looks mesmerizing with the colorful houses all painted in vivid bright colors. These homes are owned by the local fishermen who also serve scrumptious seafood. It is also said that the tradition of painting the homes was started by fishermen only. This was done in order to give their homes a distinct look.

4. Colmar Old Town, France

Colmar Old Town, France

This dreamy fairytale town in France is created in French Architecture with French shutters and German half-timber buildings. Colmar Old Town is also known as ‘Little Venice’. Strolling down the streets along the canal will make you feel like you are in heaven. With this picturesque view, it is stated as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

5. Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

The 17th -century townhouses alongside the canal are now turned into restaurants and cafes.  The area was earlier a port for ships but it has now renovated into a tourist spot for people. Nyhavn is known to be a great spot for photographers and for people who like to dine watching the sunset on the canal.

6. Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen, Morocco

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Chefchaouen is the city in the mountains of Morocco and is known for its distinctive blue and white streets and buildings. There are multiple sayings on the thing that why the city is painted in blue tone. Some people say that Jewish refugees did it in the 1930s to mimic the sky while some it was done to keep the mosquitoes away. But all we can say is that this blue is astonishing!