The world abounds with spectacular places to visit, which hide magnificent urban monuments or creations from the randomness of nature, which have become the very image of the country’s cultural identity. But there is only
The world abounds with spectacular places to visit, which hide magnificent urban monuments or creations from the randomness of nature, which have become the very image of the country’s cultural identity. But there is only one time of the day when these spots turn into the most breathtaking scenery: during sunsets.
From Asia to America, passing through Europe after jumping into Africa, there are places where we can find the most sensational sunsets in the world. This, especially when the royal star creates a semicircle in the sky and gets closer and closer to the axis marked by the horizon, the sun’s last rays draw the silhouettes of the beautiful elements that make up the cities and environments where nature reigns. In this article, we’ve gathered a list of the most mind-blowing places where you can watch a mesmerizing sunset. Keep reading!
Taj Mahal – India
One of the New 7 Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal, dazzles any traveler who visits the city of Agra, especially if it is at dusk. Emperor Shah Jahan had this memorial mausoleum built in honor of his favorite wife, who died giving birth to their 14th daughter. The vast palace, which combines Islamic, Persian, and Indian art, becomes the perfect setting for an Indian sunset.
Mount Fuji – Japan
The highest peak in Japan is Mount Fuji, and since ancient times it has been considered a sacred and spiritual place. It is one of the most popular destinations for mountaineers, as the vast majority of the climb to the summit to watch the sunset or sunrise. It is undoubtedly the ideal place to have a good panoramic view of the sky and the country.
Grand Canyon – United States
The Grand Canyon of Colorado, located in northern Arizona, welcomes millions of tourists every year who wait for a picture at the edge of any cliff. However, the most demanding travelers are not satisfied with that, but to watch the sunset in this great gorge with warm colors, formed by the Colorado River’s erosion.
Oia – Greece
The small Greek town of Oia is the most common image on Santorini’s summer postcards. But if you add to this the little sunlight that remains during the day, gradually turning into night, it remains a spectacular memory. The Greek islands’ typical and traditional white houses lose their vibrant color to give prominence to the Greek twilight on the shores of the Cretan Sea.
Cala Comte – Spain
Ibiza has the best parties and the best beaches and coves in all of Spain. There is no doubt about it. But it also has one of the most impressive sunsets in Europe. Many visitors come to the Comte cove to admire the sunset on a horizon dotted with small rocks and islets that protrude from the water.
Avenida de los Baobabs – Madagascar
Baobabs are Madagascar’s brand and identity, a totally protected natural element that can live for more than a millennium. One of the most visited areas of this island is Morondava, the city to which the Avenida de Los Baobabs belongs, where tourists wait for the moonrise to see one of the most beautiful sunsets in Africa.
Victoria Falls – Zambia & Zimbabwe
The Victoria Falls are the largest in the world at 108 meters high. A fantastic water spectacle on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe becomes extraordinary when the last rays of the sun are reflected on the falls, giving way to a starry night. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1989 by UNESCO, they are the perfect spot for one of the most incredible natural experiences.
If you’ve already traveled to one of these places, don’t forget to share your experience with us. And if you ever witness a beautiful sunset in another country, remember to leave it in the comments below.