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There's more than one row of jellybeans

Lots of streets have houses with delightful combinations of colors on them, so take pictures... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Madison, Wisconsin
Let’s paint the town red… and blue… and yellow… and green… and purple!

It’s been said that the human eye can see over 10 million colours. You may not see 10 million... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian T
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Kimberly Row, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of streets have houses with delightful combinations of colors on them, so take pictures wherever you see them!

1  Thank r8ter2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So in trying to find this "attraction", it seemed that there are several streets like this and not just one street attraction. pretty much just drive anywhere in old St. Johns and you will see them. Its pretty cool cause its very much a Maritime...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s been said that the human eye can see over 10 million colours. You may not see 10 million different colours in St. John’s, but you will certainly see a wild and wonderful palate of glorious colour through this city. Every advertising medium for St...More

5  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in St. John's it is hard to miss these quintessential features. While they form the backdrop to a number of activities, they are not really all that interesting in themselves. They are row houses - you can find them all over the...More

1  Thank QuodErat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little houses built close together due to the need to rapidly re build after a fire in the 1800s. The colour of each house was chosen based on the paint available to the owner. Ex. If you had a blue boat, you likely had...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive along the streets behide the main downtown streets and you will see adorable houses painted colorfully. Of course you can buy everything fromn light switches to dish towels with little houses like this all over town.

Thank ChayaYehudit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like houses, colour and whimsy, you'll like this area. Very unusual, plain design elevated to something unique and fun, by colour. We enjoyed just walking around the area....once you make it up the hill. Worth the climb, though, and it's free!

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Until now I always thought the jellybean row houses was a certain street but after being in St.John’s I came to realize this is a huge section in downtown. Very pretty and colourful.

Thank Mdecker17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour had dropped us off at The Rooms Museum and Art Gallery around lunch (it was FAB!), and after that, we walked back to the Sheraton where we were staying. Going past the Basilica was great, but it was far more fascinating to see...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic to see these colourful homes! I must have a 100 photos of them! Be prepared to climb some hills to see these cute little homes up close. Worth the walk though! But really, you can see them all over from uptown!

Thank bigfootcanuck
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April 13, 2017|
Response from honestskipper |
All houses are still here and they are not going anywhere. There are hundreds of these house located on multiple streets in downtown area