6 Best Places to Visit for Sunset Catchers

taj mahal sunrise

Sunset is such a beautiful time of the day. It is the time when day meets night. The sunset is such a beautiful view that people would love to go out of their house during this time just to see this lovely sight. There are places around the world where you can better see the sunset. Visiting these places would make you appreciate this glorious moment even more.

Taj Mahal, India

There is no question about Taj Mahal being a perfect place to visit. It won’t be among the wonders of the world if it is not a great tourist spot. Not too many people know though that an even better reason to visit Taj Mahal is to see the sunset. Just look at how the tones of yellow and orange embrace and create a beautiful glow behind Taj Mahal. It makes the place even more romantic and it will blow your negative thought away.


Picture yourself lying on the sand without a care in the world as the sun starts to set with the calm ocean in front of your plus the strong wind blowing through your face. This is definitely the definition of heaven on earth. In just a few minutes as the sun begins to set, the boats and the palm trees turn into nothing but silhouettes.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat Sunrise

Angkor Wat is definitely Cambodia’s pride and is the world’s largest religious monument. It is also a perfect place to watch the sunset. In fact, there are 30 vantage points in which you can see the sunset. In every point, you can see the changes from yellows to oranges and mere purple. It is a glorious sight that will leave you with your jaw dropped.

Uluru, Australia

This place won’t be called the heart of Australia for no reason. Considering how peaceful the place is, this is where you definitely want to be as the day waves goodbye to give way to the night. Since it is an empty space, you will gradually the changes with nothing obscuring your view. You can even walk and climb around a sandstone giant to have an even better view of the spectacle.

 Santorini, Greece

The lovely colors of the sunset juxtaposed on the blue Aegean Sea and the white buildings of Santorini are totally amazing. If you are in this place to find love, the view will make you fall in love even more. There is no wonder why people go to Greece just to relax and appreciate the bounty of nature.

Atacama Desert, Chile

This place is popular for two reasons. It is a perfect place to see the sun set and starts glow. It is a huge empty space where nothing obscures your view. You can easily see the slashes of colors filling up the skies. It is totally breathtaking.

When you are in these places, you definitely have to take as many photographs as you can. They will make you feel better about life and see the world in a different perspective.

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