Colour plays a huge role in our daily life. We even start our day by questioning ourselves about what colour of shirt or dress should we wear today.
It's so significance that it can portray our character and mood for the day. Same goes to destinations. Colours have such a big impact on how the place attract us or the character of the place.
Here are five colourful destinations that defined by its colour around the globe that we can visit...
Ancient Pyramid of Egypt
Located on the outskirts of Cairo, lies the famous pyramids of Giza. The Giza Pyramids, built to endure an eternity, have done just that. The monumental tombs are relics of Egypt's Old Kingdom era and were constructed some 4,500 years ago.
The limestone used to construct the pyramids appears yellow-ish in hue. However, it is believed that the pyramids exteriors are once white - built with polished white stone.
Japan's Cherry Blossom
The arrival of spring in Japan is marked by the blossoming of their sakura tree. Around March to May. This year, cherry blossoms are expected to open around March 23 in Tokyo.
Cherry blossoms in Japan bloom for about a week. But if you can’t make peak bloom, fear not; you can also see late-blooming cherry blossoms in colder regions as well, through April.
Japanese cherry blossom hotspots can be found in over 1,000 locations across the country, so choosing just one best place is tough.
Did you know that viewing cherry blossoms has been a national pastime since the 8th century?
Noordoostpolder Tulip Fields, Amsterdam
The Noordoostpolder tulip route makes for a lovely little road trip, full of fresh air, stunning colours and wonderful photo opportunities. It is also described by National Geographic as one of the world’s ultimate road trips in Flevoland, stretching more than 60 miles through nearly 2,500 acres of red, yellow and purple flower-bulb fields.
Many farms in Noordoostpolder offer guided tours of their fields, and the whole area is exceptionally bike friendly.
Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy
Set amid rocky coastal cliffs and blooming bougainvillea, Italy's breathtaking Cinque Terre is made up of five villages carved into the cliffside – Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore.
In each of the 5 towns, colourful houses and vineyards cling to steep terraces, harbours are filled with fishing boats and trattorias turn out seafood specialities along with the Liguria region’s famous sauce, pesto!
It’s said the houses were painted in various shades so fishermen working offshore could easily see their homes.
India’s city of Jodhpur
Jodhpur is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan.
Situated on the edge of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is also called the “Sun City,” named for the overwhelming amount of bright and sunny days it experiences. It is home to famed forts, palaces, mausoleums, gardens, lakes, and towers, making it a hotspot for tourist activity.
Did you know that the blue buildings were originally painted to signify that they were occupied by Brahmins, the highest caste in India?