Different colors and shades attract you, but there are some places that have more vivacious memories than others. Not more than anything encourages you to travel in an intensely hued place, experiencing a splendid panorama
From the dazzling pink lake in the Dominican Republic to ice-blue Crystal Caves in Iceland to the mind-blowing deserts of Ethiopia to rainbow-hued mountains in China and the colorful city in India Jaipur. Some places are so lively that they look illusionary.
Here are some most colorful cities in the world.
1. Panjin Red Beach, China
This Beach painted in red color is located in the world’s largest wetland and Reed Marsh. The designated beach receives its color from a kind of seaweed which grows in highly alkaline soil. Seaweed grows every year in April or May and in the autumn it turns its shade into a dark red color.
2. Grand Prismatic Spring – Yellowstone National Park, US
The largest hot spring in the U.S. is the Yellowstone National Park‘s Grand Prismatic Spring which is also the third largest in the world. In addition, hot-spring rainbow rings have inspired it to become Yellowstone’s most photographed thermal feature. These colored bands get their shades from various species of heat-loving bacteria that grow in the spring.
3. Rainbow Mountains – Zhangye Danxia, China
Zhangye Danxia National Park is spread over 200 square miles in northwestern Gansu Province of China and in 2009 it has been listed as World Heritage Site since by UNESCO. They are considered as one of the most colorful places in the world.
The mountains have colorful sandstone and an array of minerals. If the weather is temperate, just enjoy the sight from June to September as at the time of even little raindrops with the strong sun rays flashing into those water drops emerges out in the stunning shades of colors.
4. Daigo-JiTemple – Kyoto, Japan
Daigo-Ji is also in the named World Heritage Site and is considered as National Treasure of Japan. Shingan Buddhist Temple is located in the southeast of Kyoto on the mountain base. The beauty of the temple is enhanced more when brought together with the area’s alluring greenness.
4. Central Park – New York
The Central Park of New York has been featured in endless movie and television cameos. The iconic New York park has an area of 843 acres between Upper West Side and Upper East Side of Manhattan which calculates to 6% of Manhattan’s total expanse. In 1962, the park was designated a National Historic Landmark.
5. Havasupai Falls – Grand Canyon
Havasupai Falls are having a picturesque view in the Arizona region of the Grand Canyon. The exquisite fall is known to one of the most colorful places to visit.
The falls are blessed with stunning turquoise shade falling down from the beautiful orange-red rocks of the Grand Canyon make it a popular destination for hikers and photographers alike.
6. Lake Hillier – Australia
Bluewater all around the planet! This thing does not apply to the Lake Hillier which is located on Middle Island in Western Australia. The place, because of its astonishing river is known to one of the world’s most colorful destinations.
The lake has got its color due to the mixture of two things, one is high salinity, an algae species called Dunaliella salina and a pink bacteria called halobacteria.
7. Kawachi Fuji Garden – Japan
The garden is a dwelling to 20 different species of the wisteria flowering plant which comes in different hues of white, blue, purple, violet-blue and pink. This private garden finds its place in the south of Kitakyushu which is open to the public seasonally during the wisteria season from mid-April to mid-May and in autumn, the maple leaf season.
Wisteria flowers’ tunnel is the main attraction of the garden. The place is famous is known to be world’s most colorful places.
8. Rice Terraces – Yuanyang, China
Hani people had built Yuanyang Rice Terraces in the slopes of Ailao Mountain about 2,500 years ago. The unique technique that was used for the development of fertile land in the mountainous region not only helped the Honey people to cultivate rice as an industry but transformed a mountain into a splendid piece of art which is still standing and the by UNESCO it was designated as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site.
9. Five Flower Lake – Jiuzhaigou Valley, China
This beautiful lake is found in Jiuzhaigou National Park of China, in the Sichuan province. The water here contains a variety of shades of blue, dark blue, green, yellow and red, the different hues are because of the minerals present in it, namely calcium carbonate, and aquatic plants.
10. Northern Lights, Norway
Northern Lights is one of the best places to see this natural wonder is in the bright oval in Northern Norway. In between late September and late March, it is the best time when it is dark from early afternoon until late morning.
11. Mendenhall Ice Caves – Juneau, Alaska
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These snowy caves find its place inside the Mendenhall Glacier, which is a 12-mile-long glacier in the Mendenhall Valley. It is a popular tourist destination as these caves are only approachable to those who are willing to hike or canoe to the glacier.
12. Tulip Fields of Holland
Spring arrives and multiple rows of tulip blossoms all around the Netherlands. During March or April, it is a pleasure to be in Holland for a lifetime memorable view.
13. Rua Luis de Camōes, Águeda, Portugal
This small street in northwestern Portugal. The great thing is it is already a popular theme of several Instagram posts, Kudos to the colorful umbrellas which provide shade to the passengers.
14. The Wave, Coyote Buttes, Arizona
This formation of sandstone is painted in hues of brick red and golden yellow. The waves change their color pattern quickly as the weather changes. It depends upon your visit at what time you go there, whether it is sunrise, sunset, or the dead of night.
15. Cinque Terre, Italy
These muted in color buildings come from the sea in a stunning rocky view. The best views are in motion when the seashore lits up with the soft colors against the dark blue color of the sky at night.
16. Moscow, Russia
This decorative architecture is found in Moscow like no other you will come across. Add turrets and spherical design details with colored paint palettes and you’ve got a scene directly from a storybook. Russia finds its place in the most colorful places in the world.