7 Best Places to See the Sunrise

There are some people in the world who trek from place to place, looking for the best location to see the sun rise. Whether your choice is a slow, relaxing sunrise over the lagoon in Venice, or climbing to the top of an active volcano to watch the sunrise in Hawai’i, here are a list of places to choose from that have been selected as the best spots to see the sun rise in the world.

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Cape Mulinu’u, Samoa

Cape Mulinu’u, Samoa, is the very first spot where you can see the sun rise on Earth. Cape Mulinu’u is only a few miles from the start of the International Date Line, and any land located beyond the tip of the point is technically in the past day. Located on the island of Savaii, local legend holds that the rocky promontory at the end of the cape is the place where the dead pass into the underworld. Whether it’s true or false, Cape Mulinu’u attracts many tourists who come from thousands of miles away to see the spectacular sunrises.