The beauty is in everything if you want to see it. Wherever you may turn your gaze on can be something incredible if you take a closer look, whether on the ground, in water, or up into the sky. Many of you may be instantly thinking about the sun that not only warms our bodies and hearts but also pleases our minds with its magnificent beauty.
Especially fascinating are the sunsets which have a mystic yet calming feel to them. We’ve gathered a list of the 10 most exceptional sunset destinations around the globe in no particular order, so you have a look at them when you come across the location.
1. Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK
Thousands of years ago, people used to watch the most beautiful sunrise and the most outstanding sunset of that time. The gorgeous sun rays of the golden hour are warming the massive and one of the most mystic creations of an ancient civilization. How impressive is that? We can name confidently, the magical sunset observed near Stonehenge, one of the best sunsets in Europe.
2. Angkor Wat, Angkor, Cambodia
Located in Angkor, Angkor Wat temple complex is a must-see attraction in Cambodia. Both in the morning and late at night, Angkor Wat is being lit by the eastern benefactor sun. The remarkable construction that, in fact, is the largest religious monument in the world, is an object of vast admiration on its own, but it becomes more gorgeous while the peaceful sunset lights up the skies above it.
3. Mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia
To discover one incredibly cool sunset, head to the Mount Bromo located on Java Island in Indonesia. All the charm is about the captivating view of the active volcano Bromo, which turns into a more magnificent landscape sight when the sun goes down behind the Tengger massif.
4. Pura Tanah Lot Temple, Bali
As Tanah Lot is translated from the Balinese language as Land [in the] Sea, the temple is indeed located on a rock formation washed by the ocean tides from all of its sides. To reach the lone island, you’ll have to wait for the low tides, but the awe-inspiring views during the best sunset in Asia are totally worth it. The ancient vibe of the temple and the beautiful sunsets on the beach near it will make a perfect summer vacation that will be recalled many years after. Perhaps, you may consider staying in a underwater hotel as well, to get the best of your trip to Bali?
5. Apulia, Italy
Italy has a unique romantic vibe, no matter where you would be in a busy city or in the countryside. When traveling to the Apulia region in Italy, its coast with off-white sands, fresh air of the Adriatic Sea, and astonishing view of steep cliffs will welcome you with the most romantic sunset of all. To have a romantic picnic lit by the best sunset, east coast of Italy is the perfect place.
6. The Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Every corner of the Scottish Highlands is able to impress any visitor. With eye-catching mountains and hills, the location is struck by an incredible show of light and shadows during the sunset. With the most beautiful sunsets in the world and the crispy fresh air, the Highlands of Scotland is a must-be-seen destination for every traveler.
7. Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australian Outback
One of the most spectacular sunsets can be viewed in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, in the northern part of Australia. The Ayers Rock, also called by aboriginals Uluru, is a rock formation that constitutes the most known symbol of Australia. The rock formation, in fact, is a monolith that is so big that the clouds flying above it are reflecting the sunlight and bringing out its real orangy-red color.
8. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
For those who never leave the city, one of the most romantic things to be viewed might be the city at sunset. When it comes to Agra, you definitely know that you won’t be able to leave it so easy, especially while admiring one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. During the day, you’d be able to explore it up close, but when one of the most beautiful sunsets ever lights up the sky, you’ll see the Taj Mahal from a brand new perspective.
9. Haleakala, Hawaii
The word Haleakala, in the Hawaiian language, means “house of the sun." So, it is no surprise that the area is considered one of the best locations to catch nice sunset views. The active volcano is not only the force of land creation but also an outstanding spot to view stunning sunrises and the most beautiful sunsets in the world. Who knew the US had such an amazing location?
10. Serengeti Plain, Tanzania, Africa
No sunsets on the beach can be compared to the sunsets you will meet in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Africa. The orange sky that is lit by the setting sun and picturesque views of the African lands will be hard to forget. You might even catch a glimpse of an elephant or a rhino in the background if you are lucky enough.
Last Updated on November 14, 2019.