The Most Colorful Places Around the World

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Discover some of the most otherworldly and ethereal landscapes gleaming in heavy pigments, from alkaline red lakes to banana-colored volcanic landscapes. For Pride month we wanted to select the most vibrant destinations across the planet in every shade of ROYGBIV to create the ultimate rainbow-themed bucket list. Let your rainbow flags fly this summer while taking a look at some of the most colorful places on earth. Happy Pride Seekers!

  • Lake Natron

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  • 红海滩

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      The red beach of China stays true to its name, featuring endless naturally vibrant hues of auburn suaeda salsa plants. This breathtaking spot is located in the largest wetland of the world, complete with shallow seas and tidelands in its unique landscape.

  • Red Fort in New Delhi, India

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      This historic Dehli location previously was home to emperors of the past, and to this day remains towering and boastful with pigmented red sandstone blocks reflecting warm shades year-round.

  • Laguna Colorada in Laguna Colorada, Bolivia

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      A shallow saltwater lake located in Bolivia, Laguna Colorada has a mesmerizing landscape, with smoking volcanoes, endless sprawling desert, and ephemeral red-tinted waters.

  • Hitachi Seaside Park

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      Hitachi seaside park in Japan is known for immaculate seasonal flower gardens, and come fall is painted pure red with thousands of red flower bushes throughout the entire park.

  • Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada, United States

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      Combined with marbled stone structures of various hues of copper, and gorgeous desert landscape, this Nevada park offers a feast of fiery visuals.

  • Moulin Rouge in Paris, France

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      The Moulin Rouge is an iconic cabaret located in the glittering city of Paris, France. The title translates to "red mill", and for a glowing red moment beneath sparkling lights, and extravagant fashion- Moulin Rouge is the place to go.

  • Red Square

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      One of the most historical city squares in Moscow, the Red Square is made up of a palette of vibrant colors, including plenty of rich red tones. Complete with gorgeously architectured buildings of vermillion hues, the Red Square is one of the most treasured red destinations on the planet.

  • Daigoji in Kyoto, Japan

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      Daigoji is a picturesque temple located close to the historic city of Kyoto in Japan. Daigoji is famously painted with vermillion hues that match the extensive fall foliage framing the temple every year.

  • Zhangye

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      A wonder of the natural world, Zhangye's national park located in central China boasts unique rainbow-painted mountains with powerful red-colored stripes.

  • Wadi Rum Village

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      A village tucked into the heart of the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan, Wadi Rum village is sure to satisfy your color needs with plentiful picturesque orange deserty hues. Complete with temple ruins and geometric rock formations, this sandy destination is perfect for those seeking to embrace fiery colors and adventure.

  • Deadvlei in Sossusvlei, Namibia

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      Deadvlei is a clay pan located in Namibia. Resembling a Dali surrealist painting come to life, this unique destination features dark skeleton-like trees against a sandy orange and creamy backdrop.

  • Dubrovnik

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      This coastal city in south Croatia features unique architecture with iconic orange-colored roofs. Along with the seaside village lifestyle and friendly community, Dubrovnik is sure to delight your eyes and warm your spirits.

  • Arches National Park in Utah, United States

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      Featuring over 200 natural stone arches, Arches offers an otherworldly landscape in cool orange shades beneath the Utah sunshine. We recommend visiting around sunset to experience a breathtaking and color-stained horizon against the stone sculptures.

  • Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto, Japan

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  • Merzouga

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      This small town in Morocco is surrounded by endless sandy dunes swept into dynamic and picturesque forms. A true feast of vibrant orange hues, this beautiful and friendly destination will soak you in warm sunlight and Instagram-worthy scenery.

  • Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve in California, United States

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      Every spring, this protected reserve blooms in full with thousands of tangerine-colored poppies. Walk for hours amongst vibrant oranges at this beautiful destination.

  • Stowe in Vermont, United States

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      This picturesque town in northern Vermont comes alive in the fall beneath gorgeous fall foliage lighting up in fiery shades of orange.

  • Erg Chebbi

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      Erg Chebbi is one of the largest seas of dunes in Morrocco, made up of windswept sand in mesmerizing shades of bright orange.

  • Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States

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  • Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra, Portugal

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      In the center of a forested area in Portugal, the Pena Palace stands tall in multicolored grandiosity. Featuring prominent mustard hues in the construction, sunny climate, and sprawling natural surroundings this palace is sure to inspire any yellow hunters out there.

  • Izamal in Yucatan, Mexico

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  • Shwe Dagon Pagoda

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      A breathtaking Buddhist temple located in Yangon, Shwe Dagon Pagoda glows in sunshine gold hues. A treasure found in the country of Myanmar.

  • Hội An

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      Considered to be Vietnam's "yellow city", Hoi An features rows of shops and houses all painted warm yellow shades. Perfect for summer exploration, Hoi An is a lively city full of culture, tasty cuisine, and bright sunny colors.

  • Cartagena

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      This vibrant Colombian city is decked out with mustard-colored buildings, enough to turn the entire color palette of the city to various sunshine shades. Full of life and adventure, this charming town is an exciting and *very* yellow destination.

  • Dallol

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  • Luoping County

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      Made up of petite flowers, the rich green fields of Luoping county in China are swept over in yellow for a brief period every year. These yellow seas attract tourists from around the world every year to experience magnificence.

  • Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Avenue in Tokyo, Japan

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      This picturesque avenue in the glitzy Minato ward of Tokyo city lights up in the fall with rows of huge, lemon-colored ginkgo trees.

  • Nakhon Ratchasima

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      The sunflower fields of Nakhon Ratchasima are breathtaking, with thousands of cheerful blossoms peaking out to face the sunshine. These gorgeous sunflowers glow in hues of bright yellow are just a short drive away from Bangkok city.

  • Amazon Rainforest

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      The world's largest tropical rainforest that sprawls throughout South America, this gorgeous and green destination is a treasure that must be protected. Experience glowing hues of emerald at this diverse and vast location.

  • Congo Rainforest

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      The largest rainforest in Africa, The Congo Rainforest boasts high levels of biodiversity. Along with countless plant life to uncover, The Congo Rainforest is a green-colored home to over 10,000 animal species.

  • Olympic National Park in Washington, United States

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      Experience the true wonder of the natural landscape along the US's pacific northwest at Olympic National Park. The park expands amongst several different ecosystems and varying landscapes all pulled together by plantlife in rich shades of green.

  • Bosco Verticale in Milan, Italy

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      This dynamic and award-winning architectural site in Milan hoasts thirty-thousand square meters of greens sprawling throughout the towers, earning the name "Vertical Forest."

  • Bamboo Forest

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  • Tunnel of Love

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      The tunnel of love runs through Klevan Ukraine. This picturesque destination features arched trees forming a tunnel around abandoned train tracks. An otherworldly sight to see, we recommend visiting for some major photo-ops in the spring and summertime.

  • Longji Rice Terrace Scenic Spot in Guilin, China

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      Witness terraced rice fields in rural China, with each area of land shrouded in nourished green grass. Longji Rice Terrace is named the "Dragons Backbone" due to the winding terraces forming unique shapes that resemble scales of a dragon.

  • Waiotapu in Waikato, New Zealand

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      Waiotapu is an active geothermal region of New Zealand, the area is famous for its iridescent emerald-colored waters and ethereal landscape.

  • Thera

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      In dreamy Santorini, Thera is an island destination next to the glittering blue ocean. Visit the iconic Three Bells of Fira Church, which is painted in a crisp, pigmented shade of azure, for some major photo-ops.

  • Blue Grotto

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      Of the coast of Capri lies this hidden gem location, The Blue Grotto glows in mystical hues of turquoise. This enchanting effect of blue mirroring throughout the cave is thanks to the frequent sunlight reflecting against the pigmented water.

  • The Great Blue Hole in Belize City, Belize

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      As one of the largest marine sinkholes in the world, the "Great Blue Hole" stays true to its name. With iridescent shades of sapphire reflecting beneath the South American sunshine, and a vast coral reef circling, this mystical sinkhole is a popular destination for scuba divers.

  • Lake Natron
  • 红海滩

    The red beach of China stays true to its name, featuring endless naturally vibrant hues of auburn suaeda salsa plants. This breathtaking spot is located in the largest wetland of the world, complete with shallow seas and tidelands in its unique landscape.

    June 2, 2021
  • Red Fort

    This historic Dehli location previously was home to emperors of the past, and to this day remains towering and boastful with pigmented red sandstone blocks reflecting warm shades year-round.

    June 2, 2021
  • Laguna Colorada

    A shallow saltwater lake located in Bolivia, Laguna Colorada has a mesmerizing landscape, with smoking volcanoes, endless sprawling desert, and ephemeral red-tinted waters.

    June 2, 2021
  • Hitachi Seaside Park

    Hitachi seaside park in Japan is known for immaculate seasonal flower gardens, and come fall is painted pure red with thousands of red flower bushes throughout the entire park.

    June 2, 2021
  • Valley of Fire State Park

    Combined with marbled stone structures of various hues of copper, and gorgeous desert landscape, this Nevada park offers a feast of fiery visuals.

    June 2, 2021
  • Moulin Rouge

    The Moulin Rouge is an iconic cabaret located in the glittering city of Paris, France. The title translates to "red mill", and for a glowing red moment beneath sparkling lights, and extravagant fashion- Moulin Rouge is the place to go.

    June 2, 2021
  • Red Square

    One of the most historical city squares in Moscow, the Red Square is made up of a palette of vibrant colors, including plenty of rich red tones. Complete with gorgeously architectured buildings of vermillion hues, the Red Square is one of the most treasured red destinations on the planet.

    June 2, 2021
  • Daigoji

    Daigoji is a picturesque temple located close to the historic city of Kyoto in Japan. Daigoji is famously painted with vermillion hues that match the extensive fall foliage framing the temple every year.

    June 2, 2021
  • Zhangye

    A wonder of the natural world, Zhangye's national park located in central China boasts unique rainbow-painted mountains with powerful red-colored stripes.

    June 2, 2021
  • Wadi Rum Village

    A village tucked into the heart of the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan, Wadi Rum village is sure to satisfy your color needs with plentiful picturesque orange deserty hues. Complete with temple ruins and geometric rock formations, this sandy destination is perfect for those seeking to embrace fiery colors and adventure.

    June 2, 2021
  • Deadvlei

    Deadvlei is a clay pan located in Namibia. Resembling a Dali surrealist painting come to life, this unique destination features dark skeleton-like trees against a sandy orange and creamy backdrop.

    June 2, 2021
  • Dubrovnik

    This coastal city in south Croatia features unique architecture with iconic orange-colored roofs. Along with the seaside village lifestyle and friendly community, Dubrovnik is sure to delight your eyes and warm your spirits.

    June 2, 2021
  • Arches National Park

    Featuring over 200 natural stone arches, Arches offers an otherworldly landscape in cool orange shades beneath the Utah sunshine. We recommend visiting around sunset to experience a breathtaking and color-stained horizon against the stone sculptures.

    June 2, 2021
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha
  • Merzouga

    This small town in Morocco is surrounded by endless sandy dunes swept into dynamic and picturesque forms. A true feast of vibrant orange hues, this beautiful and friendly destination will soak you in warm sunlight and Instagram-worthy scenery.

    June 2, 2021
  • Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve

    Every spring, this protected reserve blooms in full with thousands of tangerine-colored poppies. Walk for hours amongst vibrant oranges at this beautiful destination.

    June 2, 2021
  • Stowe

    This picturesque town in northern Vermont comes alive in the fall beneath gorgeous fall foliage lighting up in fiery shades of orange.

    June 2, 2021
  • Erg Chebbi

    Erg Chebbi is one of the largest seas of dunes in Morrocco, made up of windswept sand in mesmerizing shades of bright orange.

    June 2, 2021
  • Antelope Canyon
  • Park and National Palace of Pena

    In the center of a forested area in Portugal, the Pena Palace stands tall in multicolored grandiosity. Featuring prominent mustard hues in the construction, sunny climate, and sprawling natural surroundings this palace is sure to inspire any yellow hunters out there.

    June 2, 2021
  • Izamal
  • Shwe Dagon Pagoda

    A breathtaking Buddhist temple located in Yangon, Shwe Dagon Pagoda glows in sunshine gold hues. A treasure found in the country of Myanmar.

    June 2, 2021
  • Hội An

    Considered to be Vietnam's "yellow city", Hoi An features rows of shops and houses all painted warm yellow shades. Perfect for summer exploration, Hoi An is a lively city full of culture, tasty cuisine, and bright sunny colors.

    June 2, 2021
  • Cartagena

    This vibrant Colombian city is decked out with mustard-colored buildings, enough to turn the entire color palette of the city to various sunshine shades. Full of life and adventure, this charming town is an exciting and *very* yellow destination.

    June 2, 2021
  • Dallol
  • Luoping County

    Made up of petite flowers, the rich green fields of Luoping county in China are swept over in yellow for a brief period every year. These yellow seas attract tourists from around the world every year to experience magnificence.

    June 2, 2021
  • Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Avenue

    This picturesque avenue in the glitzy Minato ward of Tokyo city lights up in the fall with rows of huge, lemon-colored ginkgo trees.

    June 2, 2021
  • Nakhon Ratchasima

    The sunflower fields of Nakhon Ratchasima are breathtaking, with thousands of cheerful blossoms peaking out to face the sunshine. These gorgeous sunflowers glow in hues of bright yellow are just a short drive away from Bangkok city.

    June 2, 2021
  • Amazon Rainforest

    The world's largest tropical rainforest that sprawls throughout South America, this gorgeous and green destination is a treasure that must be protected. Experience glowing hues of emerald at this diverse and vast location.

    June 2, 2021
  • Congo Rainforest

    The largest rainforest in Africa, The Congo Rainforest boasts high levels of biodiversity. Along with countless plant life to uncover, The Congo Rainforest is a green-colored home to over 10,000 animal species.

    June 2, 2021
  • Olympic National Park

    Experience the true wonder of the natural landscape along the US's pacific northwest at Olympic National Park. The park expands amongst several different ecosystems and varying landscapes all pulled together by plantlife in rich shades of green.

    June 2, 2021
  • Bosco Verticale

    This dynamic and award-winning architectural site in Milan hoasts thirty-thousand square meters of greens sprawling throughout the towers, earning the name "Vertical Forest."

    June 2, 2021
  • Bamboo Forest
  • Tunnel of Love

    The tunnel of love runs through Klevan Ukraine. This picturesque destination features arched trees forming a tunnel around abandoned train tracks. An otherworldly sight to see, we recommend visiting for some major photo-ops in the spring and summertime.

    June 2, 2021
  • Longji Rice Terrace Scenic Spot

    Witness terraced rice fields in rural China, with each area of land shrouded in nourished green grass. Longji Rice Terrace is named the "Dragons Backbone" due to the winding terraces forming unique shapes that resemble scales of a dragon.

    June 2, 2021
  • Waiotapu

    Waiotapu is an active geothermal region of New Zealand, the area is famous for its iridescent emerald-colored waters and ethereal landscape.

    June 2, 2021
  • Thera

    In dreamy Santorini, Thera is an island destination next to the glittering blue ocean. Visit the iconic Three Bells of Fira Church, which is painted in a crisp, pigmented shade of azure, for some major photo-ops.

    June 2, 2021
  • Blue Grotto

    Of the coast of Capri lies this hidden gem location, The Blue Grotto glows in mystical hues of turquoise. This enchanting effect of blue mirroring throughout the cave is thanks to the frequent sunlight reflecting against the pigmented water.

    June 2, 2021
  • The Great Blue Hole

    As one of the largest marine sinkholes in the world, the "Great Blue Hole" stays true to its name. With iridescent shades of sapphire reflecting beneath the South American sunshine, and a vast coral reef circling, this mystical sinkhole is a popular destination for scuba divers.

    June 2, 2021