An ethereal sunset scene can make any day a great one. It is great for tourists who want to position themselves as ‘sunset seekers’, going in search of the adorable picturesque dusk scene to commemorate an unforgettable experience or vacation. It is believed that each sunset is unique from the warmth infused hues to the brush-stroked clouds each sunset scene delivers an amazing viewing experience. Let’s have a look at our collective top 10 favorite sunset locations around the world.
1. Santorini, Greece
The Greek Island of Santorini is covered with picture-perfect spots and is known world-over for this. The ragged cliff towns, white-washed architecture, and beautiful views offer sunset seekers an otherworldly experience while enjoying the sunset dusk. Bright colors of rose-tinted pinks to ivory-infused lavender, accentuated by the glowing white of the island’s buildings and reflection of the Aegean Sea.
2. Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
An adventurous choice, the cluster of temples involves plenty of climbing and walking. Stand near the left end of the garden to see the silhouette of the temples against the orange sky.
3. Swiss Alps, Switzerland
The Alpine adventure will never seem to amaze any traveler with exquisite cuisine, amazing views, and glimmering natural landscape. For an amazing and unforgettable experience for sunset viewers, gaze up to the iconic mighty Matterhorn, the symbol of the Alpine region. There are some guided excursions, day trips and meals to choose from and don’t forget to make sure there’s plenty of room in your camera to capture the incredible sunset scene on the mountain. Depending on the season, expect to see colors ranging from cotton-candy pinks to rustic orange.
4. Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a majestic structure built as a testament to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan the first President of the UAE. The white marble ensures that the structure can be seen from very far. At the point, the golden gleams from the sun bounce off the marble creating an enchanting atmosphere. Walk around the premises to see many amazing features from the reflecting pools to the lush gardens surrounding the main structure.
5. Cairo, Egypt
There’s nothing more spectacular than witnessing the sunset across Cairo in Egypt and experiencing an authentic Arabian adventure. There are some sites to choose from around the city and in the desert. However, many visitors choose to view the sunset amongst camps and camels in the desert as the brown sand appears to glow bright orange in the sunlight.
6. Barcelona, Spain
A great melting pot of nightlife, culture, sports and more – Barcelona has something for all. There are some amazing sunset spotting locations around the city, and most travelers prefer to walk around the city in the evenings taking in the culture, sights, and sounds along with the setting sun. One favorite spot for tourists is atop El Carmel Hill which looks down on the colorful Gaudi inspired surroundings. The golden sunset accentuates the hues and colors of the whole area and completely saturates the mood.
7. Jimbaran Bay – Bali, Indonesia
Perfect for everything: sea, shore, and sunset. The beachfront is lined with a spectacular collection of seafood restaurants giving you the great setting to relax and sit-back with your dinner and enjoy the sunset. The sunsets in Bali are slow and adorable giving you some of the time to take in every savory sound and color as the sun hits the waves.
8. Florida Keys, USA
This beautiful site located just off the southern coast of Florida, the tropical Florida Keys is a sunset seeker’s paradise. The Florida Keys offer beautiful sunsets filled with a spectrum of shades of colors from the brightest reds and pinks to deep oranges and purples.
9. Dubai Creek – Dubai, UAE
A local favorite and a visitor bucket list, catching the sunset across the Deira Creek in Dubai is a fantastic experience. Many tourists choose to ride the water taxi which is a traditional abra across the creek to take in all the sights and sounds of Old Dubai. The old district still has some entertainment and the golden rays gleam across the water and reflect from the nearby buildings when the sunsets.
10. Taj Mahal – Agra, India
Truly a world wonder, the white marble of the Taj Mahal shines magically as the sun’s setting rays coat around it warmly. Early morning is great to catch the sunrise at the Taj Mahal or wait till sunset to go across the Yamuna River to Mehtab Bagh where you can love and enjoy the sunset view in a quieter setting.
These are the top 10 listed sunset spots that are perfect to set your mood. So, which one would you like to visit?