The magical experience of watching stunning sunsets, no matter the weather, is incomparable to anything else. The world is full of places ready to be visited just so you can sit in peaceful contemplation, as you take in the natural red, orange, yellow, and blue hues painting the skies. Psychologists say that watching sunsets can increase satisfaction, generosity, and happiness. So, don’t miss out on watching a beautiful sunset from a local place in your town, or if you’re visiting a foreign country, make sure to look for the best spots to watch the sky give away to darkness. Here are some of the best places around the world from which you can watch sunsets.
Cape Town, South Africa
Prepare yourself as you traverse the South African city for enchanting sunsets. There are many lookouts around Cape Town where you can spend an unforgettable evening as you watch the slow change of the panoramic sky. Pack your camera to take hundreds of pictures, but it is enjoying the view with your eyes is what is going to make it a truly enchanting experience. One of the best places to go to for a sunset viewing is Signal Hill, which takes its name from the traditional Noon Gun that fires to signal noontime. You will be able to see the Atlantic Ocean from the top of the hill. You will also be able to see Table Mountain and the view will provide the perfect backdrop for romantic selfies
You can also go to the Lion’s Head, where you will get to climb to your destination if you’re a fan of climbing. The effort to reach the spot will certainly be rewarded by the astonishing view. According to your fitness, climbing to Lion’s Head should take you about an hour and a half, give or take. Camps Bay Beach is also one of the greatest outlooks for sunsets. You will get to see the sun sink amongst palm trees and eat to your heart’s content at the popular beach restaurants across the road.
Tanah Lot Temple, Bali
Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most famous temples in Bali. The beauty of the temple lies in its setting as it is situated on a rocky outcrop and overlooking the sea, providing visitors with an astounding view of the sun sinking towards the blue waters. The beautiful architecture of the temple and the ancient atmosphere will appeal to the visitors, but it certainly won’t deduce from the beauty of the ethereal sky during sunset. In fact, the temple is eclipsed during that time, becoming dim when the sky is painted with the gold of the sun.
The River Seine, Paris
Watching sunsets as you walk along rivers is amazing, but watching them as you walk the line of The Seine is unforgettable. The charming atmosphere of Paris is certainly something you can’t miss when you visit the city, but coupled with the panorama of the water of the river turning fiery orange or red will captivate your mind and you won’t be forgetting the sight of Parisian sunsets anytime soon. You can also view the sunset from the Pont des Arts bridge or the Eiffel Tower as the rays touch the rippling water of the Seine. It is something you shouldn’t be missing out on if you are visiting Paris.
Watching sunsets from the skies of Sydney is a wondrous experience. There are a lot of fine locations from which you can watch the world turn into red, golden auras around you, if you’re in the city. One spot is the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The bridge has become an iconic picture of Sydney, and cars, trains, cyclists, and pedestrians alike can have a great viewpoint of the sun, or you can have a coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee and enjoy the charm of sandy shores, cliffs, and parks as the sun beams against the coast and turns the sky into a palette of multiple colors.
The Spanish city has one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world to offer. They paint the sky with rich colors: red, orange, yellow, pink, blue, and purple. You will enjoy visiting beaches like the Benirras beach with its soft, slightly pebbly sand, or Cala Conta beach, where you will enjoy watching the rays of the setting sun permeating the translucent blue waters.
One of these locations at least deserves to be on your bucket list for sunset watching. Whether you are just passing by this spot, or you live there, it is worth the visit as it will have great positive effects on your life, and create unforgettable memories for years to come. So, get ready to enjoy the picturesque views created by the sun!