The Best Places to Catch the Sunrise and Sunset Are in Asia, Says Study

For your bucket list!

Sunrise in Kiltepan
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( Dusk and dawn are two of nature's most spectacular shows. It's up there with the appearance of a rainbow after a drizzle and snowflake-filled mornings. If you're putting together a bucket list of places to visit now that quarantine restrictions are easing,—a United Kingdom-based guide on anything related to sleeping soundlygave a rundown of the most beautiful places in the world to watch a sunrise or sunset.

Also read: 10 Scenic Places in Baguio for the Best Sunrise and Sunset Views

They used TripAdvisor to gather data by searching "Things to Do" using keywords "sunset" and "sunrise" in each country of the world. Places with the highest number of mentions of either "sunset" or "sunrise" in the reviews get plus points. These spots are limited to public spaces, mountain peaks, beaches, buildings, establishments, and other physical locations.

Sunset in Boracay
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ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW also came out with an interactive infographic to check the top places for scenic views in every country. For the Philippines, the recommended place to see the sunrise is in Kiltepan in Sagada, while the best sunset spot is along White Beach on Boracay Island.

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Sunset in Tanah Lot (Indonesia)
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Here are the best places for sunset views in the world:

  1. Mallory Square (U.S.)
  2. Burj Khalifa (U.A.E.)
  3. Top of the Rock (U.S.)
  4. Piazzale Michelangelo (Italy)
  5. Tanah Lot Temple (Indonesia)
  6. Uluwatu Temple (Indonesia)
  7. Mindil Beach (Australia)
  8. Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
  9. Empire State Building (U.S.)
  10. Eiffel Tower (France)
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Sunrise in Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
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Here's where to see the best sunrises in the world:

  1. Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
  2. Haleakala Crater (U.S.)
  3. Taj Mahal (India)
  4. Borobodur Temple (Indonesia)
  5. Grand Canyon South Rim (U.S.)
  6. Uluru (Australia)
  7. Tiger Hill (India)
  8. Mount Batur (Indonesia)
  9. Sarangkot (Nepal)
  10. Cadillac Mountain (U.S.)

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