From the Caribbean to Singapore! Colors give joy to the environment, we present the most colorful places around the world. Enjoy!
Burano is an island in the Northern Venetian Lagoon, 11 Km northeastern far from Murano and Venice. The typical Burano’s houses are mainly squared-shaped and are divided into two or three floors. At the low ground there is the kitchen, the breakfast nook and the toilet. At the next floors there are the bedrooms.
The different colours of the houses, which today rappresent the our island main feature, at a previous time was useful to delimit the properties. Notwithstanding an ancient legend narrates that fishermen painted their houses to see them from long distance when they were far away for fishing. (Isola di Burano)
Santa Bárbara, Samaná. Dominican Republic
Santa Bárbara de Samaná, is a town and municipality in northeastern Dominican Republic and is the capital of Samaná Province. It is located on the northern coast of Samaná Bay one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean.
La Havana, Cuba
Havana’s colorful architecture is a product of its historical development. Havana of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was a highly colored urban space. (LaHabana.com)
Manarola is one of the famous scenic villages of the scenic ‘Cinque Terre’ coast in eastern Liguria.This lovely village is huddled on and down the sides of a rocky outcrop, with the tall colourful houses leading down to a small harbour and piazza below. (ItalyThisWay.com)
La Boca, Argentina
La Boca, the Buenos Aires’ neighborhood famed for its colorful houses, its tango and its soccer team is the one spot that makes every visitor’s agenda.
The centerpiece is the cobblestone strip, El Caminito, or little walkway. The one-time railway route is lined with the bright facades that make La Boca postcard perfect. Named for a 1926 tango song, the pedestrian lane features an outdoor fair where artists sell their wares and tango dancers prance along the sidewalk in between photo ops with tourists (Wander-Argentina)
Bo-Kaap, South Africa
Situated on the slopes of Signal Hill above the city centre and is an historical centre of Cape Malay culture in Cape Town. Bo-Kaap is traditionally a multicultural area. The area is known for its brightly coloured homes and cobble stoned streets.
Rua Luis de Camões, Águeda, Portugal
Rue Targui, Morocco
Santa Marta Favela, Rio de Janeiro
Art is an unique messenger, crossing borders and building bridges. If implemented in an intelligent way it can be powerful weapon to catalyze social change. This is the main objective of the Favela Painting Foundation, founded by Dutch artists Dre Urhahn and Jeroen Koolhaas. (FavelaPainting.com)
Little India, Singapore
Little India is a buzzing historic area that shows off the best of Singapore’s Indian community from vibrant culture to incredible shopping. (YourSingapore.com)