Have you ever wandered around a city and marvelled at how pretty it’s homes were? The housing experts at Homedit.com surveyed 4,839 people, providing them with images of traditional houses from 20 different cities across the globe renowned for their residential architecture, to reveal which cities have the most beautiful homes in the world.
From Italy to Colombia and everywhere in-between, here are ten cities with some of the world’s most picturesque homes.
1. Birgu, Malta
Birgu is crowned the city with the most beautiful houses. With its origin dating back to Medieval times and considered the oldest of The Three Cities, according to 79% of people, houses in this area are the most irresistible.
2. Bibury, England
Known for its honey-coloured 17th-century stone cottages, this typical Cotswolds village is full of beautiful, quaint British architecture.
3. Tuscany, Italy
With its charming and traditional countryside homes it is no surprise that Tuscan houses have been voted among the most beautiful in the world.
4. Ghent, Belgium
In a city filled with 15th-century architectural monuments, Ghent houses are considered some of the most aesthetic in the world.
5. Visby, Sweden
On the Swedish Island of Gotland, Visby places as the city with the fifth most beautiful homes and it’s so easy to see why.
6. Mykonos, Greece
The Cycladic architecture allows homes to benefit from natural light and reduces sun absorption, whilst also maintaining their beautiful exteriors. Striking blue and white exteriors punctuated rusted with pretty flowers and bright doorways, makes wandering around Mykonos a treat.
7. London, England
England ranks in the top 10 again, as London places seventh with respondents loving the pretty residential buildings.
8. San Francisco, USA
Made famous by numerous Hollywood films, the hilly streets of San Fran are home to some of the prettiest houses in the country.
9. Cartenga, Colombia
This port city located on the Caribbean coast is home to cobbled laneways, Colonial architecture and colourful homes and buildings dating back to the 16th century.
10. Colmar, France
Storybook cottages perched on canals in the prettiest of colours, Colmar in France features some of the world’s most beautiful homes, medieval and Renaissance buildings.