15 Best Places to Watch Sunsets in India

The view of the sunset is always beautiful. When the sun sets, the whole sky becomes orange and the part below the horizon starts becoming darker. People around the globe love to stare at the sunset and capture it in an interesting and beautiful manner.

The sunset is a miracle of nature. People who love to watch the sunset from anywhere can only tell you about it but can not express in words what they felt inside. This is the reason there are numbers of sunset spots across the country. But few sunset spots are the best to watch Sunsets. Here, I am listing the best places to watch sunsets in India.

Best Places to Watch Sunsets in India

If you want to witness the beautiful view of sunset, choose these locations to watch sunset in India:

1. Sunset View Point Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

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Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India. At the west of it, you can see only the water in the ocean. At the Sunset View Point of Kanyakumari, you can watch the immerse itself in the water. There is also a lighthouse that adds beauty to the scene. The view is so beautiful that hundreds of people visit there daily to see the stunning sunset view.

2. Palolem Beach, Goa

If you are in Goa, you should not miss the beautiful sunset at Palolem Beach. Watching sun submerging into the Arabian sea. Palolem beach is relatively quieter than other beaches of Goa. So, it can be a romantic place to sit and relax with your partner.


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3. Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island, Andaman

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Radhanagar Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Asia. It is also one of the best sunset spots in India. You can never forget the amazing sunset view of this place.

4. Umiam Lake, Meghalaya

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Umiam Lake is a reservoir in the state of Meghalaya. This place is also known for its beautiful sunset view. It is beautiful and mysterious both at the same time.

5. Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Sand Dunes at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan is another beautiful place to watch the sunset. Sit on the sand and see the dark orange sky at the time of sunset. It is among the best spots in India for sunset.

6. Rann of Kutch

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Not just near water, watching the sunset over a vast off-white flatland of salt also gives a beautiful sunset view. Here, you can clearly see the horizon and dark orange sky at the time of sunset. You will surely love the view.

7. Dal Lake, Srinagar

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Kashmir is one of the most beautiful places to visit in India. If you are going there, do not miss the sunset to view at Dal Lake, Srinagar. This can be even more beautiful if you are witnessing the sunset from the window of a houseboat floating in the lake.

8. Varkala, Kerala

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Varkala is also one of the best spots to watch the sunset at evening. Varkala is a beautiful place because it is the only place in Kerala where hills come close to the Arabian Sea. This is the reason, the sunset view bevies more beautiful.

9. Sunset Point, Mount Abu, Rajasthan

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At the sunset point of Mount Abu, you can watch the sun sets behind the captivating landscape. Watching the colorful sky and seeing everything dissolving into the dark will give you immense pleasure.

10. Ghats of Varanasi

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Varanasi is one of the most beautiful cities for enjoying the beauty of evening. Sunset view is also one of those moments you can enjoy there. Watching the sun set on the banks of the Ganges will be an amazing experience. After that, you can watch the evening prayers at ghats.

11. Matheran, Maharashtra

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Matheran is a hill station near Mumbai. There are two sun set points called including Porcupine sunset point and Panorama sunset point where you can have excellent views of the valley and watch the sunsets.

12. Puri Beach, Puri, Orissa

This is the beach from where you can enjoy the sunrise as well as the sunset. Puri Beach is the most beautiful place to see the sunset in India.

13. Marine Drive, Cochin

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Marina Beach is a fantastic location that offers beautiful sunset views. In fact, Marina beach is an indispensable part of Chennai’s culture and is a place that everyone desires to visit at least once. As the sun descends, the beach starts getting busy with numerous fast food counters and stalls selling miscellaneous items ranging from toys to souvenirs. But, what really sets the Marina apart is its sheer size which enables visitors to breathe and enjoy majestically in the sunset. Marina also encompasses the tallest lighthouse in the region, which provides spectacular sunset views.

14. Pushkar lake, Rajasthan

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Located in the backdrop of the Aravalli Range, the idyllic Pushkar Lake is one of the wonderful destinations to have the spell bounding sights of the sunset. It is a great place to watch the setting of the sun over the calm, peaceful lake. Also, the view over the water surrounded by the ghats on all sides is picture perfect. However, it is worth mentioning that the best place to view a sunset over Pushkar lake is at Folla Sui Ghat, in front of Sunset Cafe.

15. Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh


There are two points in Kasauli to watch the sunset, one is Lover’s Point at Kasauli and another is Sunset Point at Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. Sunset Point is a crowded area to watch the sunset as it is easy to reach this place. You have to take an easy trek to reach Lover’s point or Suicide point to witness the sunset. Kasauli is one of the best sunset places in India to witness nature’s colors.

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These are the best places in India from where you can see the most beautiful sunset. We update this list from time to time and add other places which are popular for sunset in India. Do share your experiences with us in the comments.