Taj Mahal Ranks 2 On World’s 15 Best Sunset Points List; Here Are The Rest!

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Taj Mahal Ranks 2 On World’s 15 Best Sunset Points List; Here Are The Rest!

Sunsets and dawns mark beautiful endings and new beginnings. Probably that’s the reason why the whole world is in awe to see them. The hues of the sky are magical and they are at their best when the sun sets. For the same, most tourist spots have designated sunset points that are flocked by visitors.

Unsurprisingly, India’s own wonder, Taj Mahal has ranked second among the world’s best sunset points. The site secured the place amongst 15 spectacular sunset points across the world. The rankings were conducted by the travel agency Planet Cruise.

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Finding World’s Best Sunset Points

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The listing is based on Tripadvisor reviews. To curate the list, several five-star reviews containing the word ‘sunset’ have been noted. The percentage of these reviews has been calculated as compared to the number of total reviews. Lastly, the average star rating for each location containing ‘sunset’ has been marked and ranked.

As per the findings, Arizona’s Grand Canyon is the world’s best destination to experience a breathtaking sunset with a 4.916-star rating. It is followed by the Taj Mahal with a 4.864-star rating. Likewise, the largest religious structure in the world, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, stood third with a 4.795-star rating.

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Top 15 Best Sunset Points Across The World

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Whether you’re a globetrotter or looking for the best place in your native country to witness sunsets; below are the top 15 places across the world for you to add to your bucket list.

1. The Grand Canyon (USA)

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Grand Canyon makes for a mesmerizing sunset point as the sun’s rays hit the naturally eroded and carved mountains. No wonder it tops the list.

2. The Taj Mahal (India)

The marble mausoleum is a symbol of love and when the sun sets the ivory-white walls reflect its hues creating wonder.

3. Angkor Wat (Cambodia)

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The Cambodia temple’s structure mirrors its image on water and that mixes with sunset painting pictures every single day.

4. Eiffel Tower (France)

One of the most sought-after romantic spots, the Eiffel Tower draws in lots of couples every day to celebrate love as the sun sets.

5. London Eye (UK)

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Passing through the London Eye, sunsets are just unmissable and wondrous.

6. Mallory Square (USA)

Mallory Square is one of the most popular attractions for sunset celebrations. Hundreds of visitors come each evening to see it.

7. Tanah Lot Temple (Indonesia)

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The black sand beach directly by Tanah Lot temple is a preferred sunset point.

8. Jimbaran Bay, Bali (Indonesia)

People literally plan dinners at Jimbaran Bay which starts at sunset.

9. Eagle Beach (Aruba)

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If you want to see the sunset over a beach in Aruba, then head to Eagle Beach which is located on the southeastern side of the island.

10. Haleakala National Park (Maui)

Sunsets at Haleakalā have become increasingly popular. Visitors should plan ahead for their evening trip to the summit.

11. Calis Beach (Turkey)

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Calis Beach in Turkey is a first pick for visitors to watch sunsets when in the vicinity.

12. Negril Cliffs (Jamaica)

People often book pubs, hotels, and restaurants to watch sunsets in Negril Cliffs. This explains the beauty of the scenery that it creates.

13. Railay Beach (Thailand)

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In the evening at West Railay Beach, tourists always wait to see the sun going down on the horizon.

14. Borobudur Temple (Indonesia)

The 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple makes sunsets picturesque.

15. Stonehenge (UK)

The Stonehenge that has bewildered conspiracy theorists turns even more mystical during sunsets.

Which of these sunset points will you visit next?

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