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Valparaíso, Chile

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Funiculars have served Valparaíso since the late 1800s; ride one of the acensores up the hills to look down at the colorful urban sprawl fringing the sea below. The port city is the cultural hub of Chile (poet Pablo Neruda once lived here), and the residents’ creative spirit manifests itself in the vibrant tones of the multihued homes and the bohemian murals tagging the walls.

World's Most Colorful Cities

Valparaíso, Chile

Funiculars have served Valparaíso since the late 1800s; ride one of the acensores up the hills to look down at the colorful urban sprawl fringing the sea below. The port city is the cultural hub of Chile (poet Pablo Neruda once lived here), and the residents’ creative spirit manifests itself in the vibrant tones of the multihued homes and the bohemian murals tagging the walls.

© Scott Smith/Corbis

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