In Pictures: Best Places to See Sunrise-Sunset in India

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Out of nature’s many beautiful gifts to mankind, the amazing combo of daily sunrise-sunset stands out. Because nothing can beat the goodness of beginning your day by looking at the first rays of sunrise and nothing can be more relaxing than spending a peaceful evening watching the sunset. India’s diverse landscape is home to great natural beauty and therefore offers many amazing sunrise-sunset spots making it an ideal place for photography buffs and nature lovers alike. Get ready to see some breathtaking sunrise and sunset pictures through the mountains, over the rivers and at the beaches. Here we go with our list:

Top 5 Sunrise Spots:

“My sun sets to rise again.”

                                                                                                                     – Robert Browning

Tiger Hill, Darjeeling

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Tiger Hill, Darjeeling

Highlight: Pink and orange coloured sun rays on the twin peaks of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga.

Taj Mahal, Agra

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Taj Mahal, Agra

Highlight: This world famous monument of love glows at its best when the first beams of the sun hit its white marble.

Puri Beach, Odisha

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Puri Beach, Odisha

Highlight: With swaying palm trees in the background, best time to capture a stunning shot of the sunrise is at 5 a.m.

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Highlight: Also known as Cape Comorin, Kanyakumari is the tip of peninsular India, where the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal meet, thereby offering picturesque view of sunrise.

Tenneti Park Beach, Visakhapatnam

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Tenneti Park Beach, Visakhapatnam

Highlight: A romantic destination, this rocky beach boasts of beautiful view of hills and a great sunrise view from the cliff.

Top 5 Sunset Spots:

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

                                                                                                             -Rabindranath Tagore

Alappuzha Beach, Kerala

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Alappuzha Beach, Kerala

Highlight: Sunset over the remains of the ruined Alappuzha Sea Bridge.

Palolem Beach, Goa

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Palolem Beach, Goa

Highlight:Crescent-shaped beach offering amazing sunset view in the backdrop of palm trees, wooden huts and resting boats.

Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island

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Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island

Highlight:Mesmerising view of sunset over the blue sea and the white sand.

Brahmaputra River, Dibrugarh

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Brahmaputra River, Dibrugarh

Highlight: A lovely yellow and orange sunset view.

Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

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Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Highlight:A brilliant view of sunset on the enchanting white salt desert in a clear blue winter sky.

So, what do you think? Aren’t these sunrise-sunset pictures amazing?


5 thoughts on “In Pictures: Best Places to See Sunrise-Sunset in India

    Priyanka said:
    September 11, 2015 at 12:52 pm

    @Anita Bhandari

    Great post.
    Rann of Kutch is looking awesome. SO beautiful. All credit goes to brilliant photography.


    Apartments in Himachal Pradesh said:
    September 22, 2015 at 7:29 am

    Thanks for sharing this Informational Post !! The natural serene beauty of India is a gift from god to mankind. Nothing can beat a moment to be in a relax and calm tranquility of nature free from all the hustle and bustle of life. The goodness of rising sun reminds me of Himachal Pradesh. Spending a quality time with your family & friends in Apartments in Himachal can give you a perfect view of sunrise and sunset.


      Anita Bhandari said:
      January 5, 2016 at 7:38 am

      Agree, Himachal Pradesh is a great place to witness spectacular views of sunrise and sunset.


    Limewire Free Music Downloads said:
    March 8, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    Incredible points. Sound arguments. Keep up the good effort.


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