03/19/2014 04:34 pm ET Updated May 19, 2014

Top 10 Places Where the Sun Aligns

Twice a year, in late March and September, a rather special solar phenomena takes place -- the equinox.

On the equinox our planet's equator passes the center of the sun at just the right angle to ensure day and night are the same lengths. Fancy, huh?!

To mark this marvelous astrological occasion, found 10 places around the world where ancestors paid homage to our very own special star and where the sun aligns to magical effect...

Top 10 places where the sun aligns