Adjectives that describe places -INTERMEDIATE VOCABULARY
“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous.
Do you agree? Yes and yes, I agree! When we travel, we get to know entirely new cultures, meet strangers and explore unknown places and cities.
Are you able to describe cities in English? Do you use a wide range of adjectives in your speech?
In today’s post, we will look at a list of useful adjectives when describing cities. towns and countries. Enjoy!
touristy – full of tourists
Example: It used to be a quiet fishing village, but now it’s become very touristy.
boring – not interesting or exciting
Example: This place is so boring – there’s never anything happening.
contemporary – modern, up -to -date
Example: New York is a city with a contemporary vibe.
lively – with a lof of things happening
Example: Porto is a lively city with lots of things to see.
picturesque – charming or attractive in a unique way
Example: This part of the city is especially picturesque.
bustling – a crowded and busy place
Example: This used to be a bustling town in the 19th century.
ancient – very old
Example: Rome is an ancient city.
compact – small
Example: This is a pretty compact town. You just need a bike to get around.
crowded – with lots of people
Example: Algarve gets really crowded in the month of August.
charming – very attractive and pleasant
Example: There are a lot of charming places around here.
exciting – fun and thrilling with a lot of things to do
Example: Disneyland offers exciting activities for kids.
dazzling – extremely impressive or attractive
Example: Dubai is a dazzling place.
magnificent – very beautiful and deserving to be admired
Example: This place has a magnificent view.
peaceful – quiet and calm
Example: This hotel is set in peaceful surroundings.