The amazing view of the Midnight Sun while a man walks his dog in the snow

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Are you one of those people who’s into bright, sunny days that never end and find yourself wishing it never got dark out there? Well, then you need to head up into the northern hemisphere. In fact, head way up north of that hemisphere itself! Here’s a list of all the unbelievably stunning destinations in the world that experience the Midnight Sun, that is, they are places where the sun either never sets, or goes down only for few hours. Like really few hours…

1. Stockholm, Sweden

A stunning view of the harbour of Stockholm

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2. St. Petersburg, Russia

A magnificent evening view of St. Petersburg where the sun hasn’t set

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3. Helsinki, Finland

A gorgeous night view of Helsinki still illuminated by sunlight

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4. Iqaluit, Canada

A man walks his dog in the snow in Iqaluit in evening while the sun still shines

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5. Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

A family ride on a sleigh pulled by dogs while the sun shines in the evening

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6. Reykjavik, Iceland

Snow gleams over the houses in Reykjavik and the midnight sun shines above them

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7. Fairbanks, Alaska

The light of the midnight sun illuminates Fairbanks

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8. Longyearbyen, Norway

The coloured houses sparkle by the midnight sun in Longyearbyen

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9. Riga, Latvia

The aerial view of the marvelous city of Riga, shining under the sunlight

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10. Salisbury, England

The amazing view of the Stonehenge and the midnight sun over Salisbury

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11. Paris, France

The Louvre sparkling under the midnight sun

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Further Read: In Pictures: 20 Places To See Stunning Sunsets In India

Imagine setting down for dinner in one of these gorgeous locations while the sun shines bright outside your windows! A beautiful idea, ain’t it? Why don’t you share this with your friends and find out if their thoughts match yours. Don’t forget to tell us too in your comments below.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Places Where The Sun Never Sets

Which country is famous as the land of the midnight sun?

Norway is popularly known as the land of the midnight sun because most cities situated in the northern part are situated above the arctic circle, which means they are lit with sunshine 24 hours a day from the mid of May to mid July.

Is there a place where the sun never sets?

While there are places where the sun never sets aka famous for being home to midnight sun, there are also places located in Norway, Iceland, Antarctica, Alaska, Sweden, and more that experience months of long nights. It happens because of the tiltness in the earth’s axis in relativity to the position of the sun.

Can anyone visit Antarctica?

Since Antarctica is neither owned by any country and nor inhabited by any residents, the only people visiting it are the one who work at the science research stations there and tourists. So, you can visit it by taking a Argentina bound flight from India after acquiring a visa for Argentina. From Ushuaia, a ship will take you to Antarctica.

When can one witness midnight sun in Canada?

The midnight sun can be witnessed in Canada’s Yukon territory between June to September.

Which cities in the world get the least sunlight?

While some parts of the world get a lot of sunlight, there are the top cities that get the least hours of sunshine throughout the year:
1. Torshavn, Faroe Islands
2. Chongqing, China
3. São Joaquim, Brazil
4. Dikson, Russia
5. Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

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