7 Spectacular Sunrises Around The World You Shouldn’t Sleep Through

7 Spectacular Sunrises Around The World You Shouldn’t Sleep Through


On a holiday, waking up early might sound like a mammoth task. But, waking up to catch a stunning sunrise can be rewarding and an experience to cherish. Check out these 7 dazzling sunrises from around the world that will leave you in awe! 

1. Bagan, Myanmar

The sun rising over the Bagan plains

Can you take your eyes off this glorious sunrise? Holding more than 2500 Buddhist temples, stupas and monasteries, Bagan, Myanmar’s ancient capital city and now a popular UNESCO site, is very justifiably on this list!

Read more: Stunning Images of Myanmar

2. Golden Gate Bridge, California

Sunrise and early morning low fog at Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco’s spectacular Golden Gate Bridge was once the world’s longest and tallest suspension bridge. At 227 meters, this iconic bridge is set against a stunning backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. Look at the above sunrise picture if you don’t believe us!

3. Machu Picchu, Peru

The sun rising over Machu Picchu, Peru

2,430 meters above the sea-level, in the middle of a tropical rain forest, lies one of UNESCO’s most beautiful world heritage sites and the prehistoric Inca Empire’s most amazing creation till date. You’ll really have to see Machu Picchu at dawn to comprehend the magic it holds over millions of historians and tourists alike.

4. Colosseum, Rome

Sunrise from Rome’s famous landmark – the Colosseum

Would you wake up at 5:30 in the morning to view this stupendous sight of Rome’s time-worn Colosseum? I certainly would!

5. Borobudur Temple, Indonesia

Stunning sunrise views from the Borubudur Temple Complex, Indonesia

World’s largest Buddhist monument, the 1200-years-old Borobudur Temple is an architectural marvel that has survived the test of time as well as natural and human atrocities. Besides many other whys and wherefores, you simply HAVE to see the unearthly view the temple top gives you at daybreak.

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6. Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Sunset from Burj Khalifa

Being an audience to this spectacular sunrise from the world’s tallest skyscraper is an undertaking all of us should fulfill at least once in our lifetime.

7. Cappadocia, Turkey

With its unique landscape dotted with mysterious fairy-chimneys and caves, and the sky painted with colourful hot-air balloons, nothing beats the feeling of witnessing a sensational sunrise in Cappadocia, Turkey!

Want to check out other hidden gems of Turkey? Click here!

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