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Top 10 most colourful cities in the world

by Ellen Morgan on 30 July 2014, 09:07AM

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1. Delhi, India
Delhi is amongst one of the most colourful cities in the world, and features stunning temples and shrines that burst with colour and detail. The annual Holi is the festival of colour and sees India and particularly Delhi decorated in bright colours, from the pavements and streets to the faces of the people.

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2. Cancun, Mexico
Mexico as a country is vibrant and bursting with life. Enjoy silky white sands and electric blue waters on the cusp of a city with beautifully decorated buildings and streets with amazing street art and iconic monuments.

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3. Tokyo, Japan
One of the most electric cities on earth, Tokyo lights up the sky with a mass of captivating buildings and lights that give the city such a vibrant atmosphere. Travel above ground to witness the true majesty of Tokyo from a birds eye view.

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4. Cape Town, South Africa
Enjoy vibrant colours galore in the capital of South Africa. Bo Kaap sees little houses painted in bright colours and is in the centre of Cape Malay; encompassing the historical culture, a great place to start your journey when visiting South Africa.

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5. New York, USA
The Big Apple is iconic for so many reasons. Look down the famous 5th avenue and see a host of brightly lit buildings, electric yellow taxi’s, crowds of people and a general hubbub of city life; a genuine must visit destination.

intro66. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Teeming with life, Rio De Janeiro is the heart of Brazil. The people, the food, the music all come together in Rio De Janeiro, to produce an undeniable buzz that simply captivates you from the moment you arrive.

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7. Bangkok, Thailand
Thailand is famous for being a country full of culture, tradition and religion. The capital of Bangkok lures tourists with its reputation of being so lively and colourful. By day and night, Thailand thrills travellers with beautiful buildings, bright signs, mesmerising lights and much more.

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8. Chamarel, Mauritius
The island Mauritius is home to the village of Chamarel where you can find the ‘Seven Coloured Earths’, a geological formation and popular tourist attraction. Mauritius is a cultural melting pot guaranteeing some of the most colour travel experiences you will have.

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9. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The stunning city of Dubai continues to wow visitors year after year as buildings and attractions grow in number every day. The bright city lights light up the Middle Eastern sky during the night and give Dubai the admirable reputation as a major tourist destination.

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10. Mackenzie Basin, New Zealand
Home to Lake Tekapo amongst so many other natural wonders, New Zealand attracts tourists from all over the world. With mountains, flowers, parks and lakes galore, New Zealand mesmerises visitors with a host of amazing colours.


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