Chefchaouen is a small city in the north of Morocco. This city can be safely called a “blue dream,” because it’s known for the striking, variously hued blue-washed buildings. You can see here all shades of blue, from light blue to ultramarine. It seems that Heaven itself “redeems” Chefchaouen in blue color. The winning tradition of painting introduced by Jewish refugees, who believed that blue color reminds people of God’s power and Heaven. Over time, this tradition becomes an integral feature of Chefchaouen’s old quarters.
Jodhpur is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. This city often called the “Blue City” because of the blue color of houses. Jodhpur is one of the most interesting destinations in India with ancient fortresses and grand palaces.
Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
Sidi Bou Said is a picturesque town located north of Tunis. Everyone here will be amazed by the snow-white walls of the buildings in the company of piercing blue window casings, shutters, and curved arrays. Sidi Bou Said is a favorite place of artists, writers, and creative people.
Júzcar is an amazing town in Andalusia, near Malaga. Do you know that it is a village of the Smurf? In summer 2011, Juzcar completely changed when Sony Pictures has chosen this town as the venue for the presentation of the new film “The Smurfs 3D”. Now all citizens like their blue houses.
Santorini Oia, Greece
Beautiful and mysterious Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. Many tourists come here to admire the sunsets, enjoy the moment, regain inner harmony, that lost in eternal hurry and bustle. Some scientists think that Santorini was once part of the lost Atlantis.