There are many elements that make a city visually interesting for photographers: architecture, parks, people, food. These elements converge to give a city its distinct character. But one element is often overlooked: color. While the average metropolis can be a colorless place dominated by concrete and steel, there are some where color flourishes.
Here are ten colorful cities across the world to inspire a photographer’s wanderlust.
Cinque Terre, Italy
Situated on the rugged coastline of the Ligurian sea, Manarola is one of the five tiny towns that make up The Cinque Terre of the Italian Riviera. The colorful buildings spill down the cliffs to the local swimming hole and harbor below. The town has become a popular tourist destination with scenic hiking trails and popular vineyards located nearby.