The world's most spectacular sunrises

Daybreak offers a fresh start — and often a sublime experience. From a Namibian desert to a glittering cityscape in Taipei, here are 10 sunrises that can rekindle your spirit.

Text by Amanda Castleman | Photo editing by Connie Ricca

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jeezzzzzzzzz gripe gripe GET A LIFE!!!!! and enjoy SEEING! some people are blind and wont ever see  Im sure they would be so happy to see even the worst so quit bit--- already 
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you did a great job!  The Mountain-Mt. Hood =I grew up under it  now I'm near the Colorado mountainsand the Sunsets reflecting over the Grand Mesa always a treat and a suprise- you missed the fog and the  Fir trees and the giant Ferns and the tide comming in at  Oregons mighty Paific Ocean-and oh yaaa The lights of Las Vega$-------
Feb 15, 2014 5:21PM
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All the pictures are awesome, and Thank You very much.
Aug 11, 2013 7:23PM
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sunrises and sunsets. they make me feel good and give me hope. thank you for the pictures. Sincerely Divorceror

 

Aug 3, 2013 8:22PM
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Sunrise and sunset at Grand Canyon. But any sunrise or sunset on a Hawaiian beach is always beautiful. Full moon rises @ Shenandoah National Park are lovely on a clear summer night. How about while flying on a commercial airline and seeing sun up or sun down?....So many options!
Aug 3, 2013 2:46PM
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How funny is this? They list the best sunsets and sun rises and in some shots they don't show either one. Suggestion: Don't advertise what you aren't going to deliver.

Jul 27, 2013 2:14AM
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The ;most beautiful sunset and sunrise I have ever seen is in Arizona, It is located in Apache Junction, the Sacred Mountain to the Apache Indians called The Superstition Mountains.  Over a 7 year period of time never once did I ever see the mountain to look the same. It is tall and magnificent and shades of many colors. Some say it is the home of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, yet to be proven. All I know is that to this day that mountain still calls to me. I suggest anyone visiting Arizona take the 60 freeway out towards Globe take the side trip and go see that magnificent Superstition Mountain. You too shall fall under it's spell

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Jul 21, 2013 5:13PM
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I have seen better and more colorful sunrises at beaches along the eastern shore in the USA. And the great thing is you don't have to spend a fortune to get to your destination...☺
Jul 15, 2013 9:32AM
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Is this the 'Best' they could come up with?   You want to see sunrises, check the photography thread out on Google+ or go to 500px.  A couple of the images included are good examples of sunrises, or sunsets (as is so aptly pointed out by the readers), the people that put this together (MSN) once again prove that it is just better to slap something into an article to meet a deadline, than actually doing some research on what they compile for publication.  
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