Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)

There is an architectural phenomenon growing in Bolivia that is well worth seeing. These luxury mansions are called, “cholets” and in a city of poorer buildings of brick and concrete, they are a welcome sight for sore eyes…

 


Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)


 

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

10 – three’s a gang
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-34479377

The one in the middle hear is actually a copycat building trying to blend in! Talk about odd one out.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

9 – Architecture, or just art?
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Imagine the entire city looking like this! These buildings might be for the super rich, but they also bring in tourists that spend money with local people and shops.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

8 – Mellow Yellow
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In a world of flat faced, red of grey buildings, this style is very welcomed. Let’s hope other countries take up this style.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

7 – Blue Skies
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These buildings are bold, brash and colourful. Just like their owners, I would imagine.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

6 – Supreme Green
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It is, of course, all the coloured, shiny windows that make these buildings look so amazing.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

5 – Optimus is that you?
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There is a definite Transformer influence here. Check out the door on the left side of the building.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

4 – Colourful Living
acturism.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/tour-de-cholets-este-sabado-quiere.html

While some people might see them as over the top, I think every city would be better off with them.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

3 – Not Mean In Green
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-34479377

No matter how colourful the buildings are next to them these amazing designs still stand out.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

2 – Tetris Style
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-34479377

It’s the amazing shapes of glass that really make these buildings stand out.

Top 10 Colourful Bolivian Mansions (Cholets)
Bolivian Cholet

1 – Fun Fair Effect
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-34479377

Against the unpainted brick house, these amazing buildings are a joy to look at. Sure they are only for the super rich, but that doesn’t mean us poor people can’t enjoy looking at them.

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