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In Search of Europe's Best Sunsets

Discover some of the best spots throughout Europe to witness the magical golden hour just before the night sky takes over.

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Berlin


Catch the sunset at Kollhoff Tower by riding the fastest elevator in Europe. Once you get zoomed up to the 24th floor, you’ll be able to see all of Berlin’s best sights from a bird’s-eye view. If weather permits, sit on the terrace for a pre-dinner respite from a day of exploring. 

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Budapest


There's something almost mystical in the air as the sun sets over Budapest's historic skyline. Whether it's noticing the way the light strikes St. Stephen’s Basilica or simply marveling at the sheer number of sunsets this city has borne witness to, it's an unforgettable experience.

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Vienna


From music and dance to painting and architecture, Vienna is a unique experience, a trove of amazing buildings, museums, palaces and gardens. Take it all in from the rooftop bar at The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna.

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El Mirador - Sunset View
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Tenerife


Take advantage of the temperate weather in Tenerife with dinner al fresco at El Mirador, perched on top of the cliffs at The Ritz-Carlton, Abama. Enjoy locally sourced seafood while soaking in panoramic sunset views from the restaurant’s terrace.

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Geneva


Watch the sun dip behind the horizon as you meander through the mazelike streets of the medieval portion of Geneva. Explore small cafés, galleries and historical buildings like the Old Arsenal. Stop for a drink in the scenic Place du Bourg-de-Four before retreating back to The Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva.

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Istanbul


Built in the early 17th century, the stunning Sultan Ahmed Mosque, better known as “the Blue Mosque,” features five breathtaking cascading domes and six slim minarets. The way it catches the light as day turns to night is nothing short of magical.

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