Sirigu Village In Ghana And Other Beautifully Painted Villages That Show The Beauty Of African Culture

Sirigu Village In Ghana And Other Beautifully Painted Villages That Show The Beauty Of African Culture

  • The whole of Africa is filled with colour and beauty that is spread across the various villages and cultures on the continent
  • The architecture of old villages in Africa was made of colour designs that tell stories about the history and tradition of the villages
  • As architecture progresses and takes on new designs, these old African villages have become antique and serve as tourist destinations

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African architecture is unique and one of the most diverse on the continent. However, a regular pattern found in most African villages is their love for colours. YEN.com.gh brings to light some villages in Africa that are brightly and beautifully coloured to give the place a unique architectural design.

Sirigu Village in Ghana

The mud houses in Sirigu village
The mud houses in Sirigu village. Photo credit: Northern Clay Centre and TrekEarth
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In Sirigu village, the males are solely responsible for constructing the mud homes, which the women beautifully adorn with colourful designs. The locals can understand the visual language used in the designs on the mud buildings. It makes it possible for people to decipher messages without language.

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Nubian Villages in Aswan, Egypt

Brightly coloured Nubian villages
Brightly coloured Nubian villages. Photo credit: Africa Facts Zone
Source: Twitter

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The Nubian villages in Egypt are known to be very colourful. This is because the Nubian people used bright hues and symbolic designs to paint their homes. The incredible structures boast unique customs, dialects, attire, worldviews, cultures, and histories.

Ndebele Village In Mpumalanga, South Africa

The colourful Ndebele villages
The colourful Ndebele villages. Photo credit: Zebranaturereserve and jennyh_33
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The Ndebele people's vibrant cultural crafts and their multi-coloured painted traditional homesteads are eye-catching. The combination of colours and the women's drawings of triangular and rectangular forms on their huts give their history the appearance of glancing through books of intensely visual paintings.

Amazing Places In Ghana Like Atakwame Island And Others That People Do Not Know Exist

In an earlier story, YEN.com.gh wrote about amazing places in Ghana that people did not know existed. Ghana is endowed with many treasures that show up in many ways, including stunning locations and historic landmarks. Unfortunately, because so few people know such locations exist, many magnificent spots in Ghana remain mostly undiscovered.

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To fully appreciate everything that Ghana has to offer, Ghanaians should do well to travel to lesser-known locations like Atakwame Island.

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