1. Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa, Cape TownThere are stunning views that could not be compared to anything else you have ever seen! There are moments in your life that leave you breathless. If you need to experience something like that, you should watch a sunset over Cape Town! Sitting on the strand looking at Table Mountain at the distance, watching the sun touching the water with its final golden rays and just reflecting upon the wonders you have seen during the day - that is for sure one of the most precious moments in life.

2. Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

Arizona, Grand CanyonConsidered to be one of the wonders of the world, Grand Canyon offers one of the most incredible sunsets in the world. Some lucky people have the pleasure to admire the sunset lying in the hammock with a glass of good wine. Others prefer to enjoy all the brilliance of this remarkable view from the air during a helicopter tour and remain forever fascinated by the sun setting over the canyon and colouring it with some unique shades.

3. Santorini, Greece

Greece, SantoriniThe gorgeous villages on the island of Santorini are one of the most romantic places where incomparable sunsets can be seen, thanks to the bright light that is reflected in the Aegean Sea. The unique island architecture offers many hidden corners which bring to light amazing views. Each year thousands of tourists visit Santorini to fulfil their souls of positive emotions and unforgettable memories.

4. Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema BeachBrazil is one of the most attractive places for tourism.  On Ipanema beach, famous for its fine white sand and crystal clear waters, car access  is restricted every Sunday so thousands of tourists can enjoy the sunset in its full glory. Seeing how the sun hides behind the mountains "Dois Irmãos" (Two Brothers) with a glass of the national cocktail of Brazil - Caipirinha, in one of the restaurants located a few meters from the beach is a really exciting time for everyone who has decided to spend amazing vacation in Rio.

5. Serengeti, Tanzania

Tanzania, SerengetiTourists who have visited the National Park of Tanzania, said that you actually understand what real sunset is, when you see this just above the Serengeti. The script that creates the sun, while hiding behind the orange horizon, outlining the silhouettes of giraffes and elephants, is absolutely magical. Wilderness of Kenya is another of the magic places of Africa that makes the sunset an unforgettable experience.

6. Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, Santa Monica PierSomething could hardly be compared to watching the unique sunset from the Santa Monica Pier. You can take a ride on the giant Ferris wheel bathed in bright lights and get a birds eye view of the surrounding golden beaches, Pacific Ocean with its giant waves and gorgeous coastal mountains touched by the last rays of the sun! A view that will leave you breathless!

7. Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

Venice, Rialto BridgeThe Piazza San Marco may be more famous, but the Ponte di Rialto (Rialto Bridge) is the true heart of Venice. That romantic place offers one of the best spots to catch the sunset. Bridge stretches over the Grand Canal, and from here you can watch the golden rays of light dancing over the unique buildings of ancient Venice.

8. The Maldives

The Maldives, Indian OceanThe Maldives is famed for its rare beauty, endless white beaches and deep rays of the sun wait to engulf you their arms.  You can relax on the sundeck of a traditional dhoni boat and admire the spectacular setting of the sun over the crystal waters of the Indian Ocean. That is definitely one of the most stunning views you have ever seen!

9. Great Pyramids, Egypt

Egypt, Great PyramidsImagine you are in the center of an endless golden desert, watching an enormous orange ball of light dropping down the horizon. And just a second before it disappears, it stops for a second and bathes the pyramids with its dying rays. It cannot be described - it has to be seen and felt!

10. Sentosa Island, Singapore

Singapore, Sentosa IslandDefinitely a heavenly place - a small gorgeous island hidden near the coast of Singapore. Here sunsets are incomparable and so magnificent. The haze and fume emitted from the oil refineries located in the sea compound with the dying lights of the sun and create a vivid and unique masterpiece of colours.

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1 Responses to Top 10 Best Places to Watch the Sunset

Rossi on 14 Oct 2011
Great article! I am planning to visit all the places :)

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