25 Astonishing Cool Illusions

When compiling a list of cool illusions, there are several things that come into play. The first of those being originality. You see, no one wants to see a list of the same old things over and over. That’s why we put together a list of some of the most original, unique, cool illusions that you’ll ever see. We’ve included everything from optical illusions to ones that you’ll have to dig really deep to see.

If you want to take a look at our list and see if there’s something for you or you just want to exercise your brain with an illusion like no other, all you need to do is scroll down and take a look at the list below. We’ve tried our very best to make it as diverse as possible. Now, what are you waiting for? Scroll down and take a look at our list of 25 Astonishing Cool Illusions and be sure to leave a comment at the bottom of the page once you’re done. We’d absolutely love to hear what you think about the list. Now, go check it out!

 

Impossible Box

The box structure confuses with its volume and area perception.

Impossible Box

Impossible Box

Impossible Posts

This awesome illusion makes an impossible structure possible.

Impossible Posts

Impossible Posts

Two or Three

The middle and the left side wicket shapes seem to be running into each other creating a puzzling illusion.

Two or Three

Two or Three

Pencil Vs Camera

The magical illusion looks as though the hands are holding a different sheet of paper.

Pencil Vs Camera

Pencil Vs Camera

Droste Impossibilties

The maze takes you on a never ending journey which is simply cool and exciting.

Droste Impossibilties

Droste Impossibilties

Waves Optical Illusion

Fabulous illusion with drifting waves that will dazzle your eyes in seconds.

Waves Optical Illusion

Waves Optical Illusion

Penrose Triangle

It is difficult to decide whether this illusory triangle is 3D or 2D.

Penrose Triangle

Penrose Triangle

Hidden Man Illusion

If you watch the picture attentively you can see the face of a man looking at you.

Hidden Man Illusions

Hidden Man Illusions

Impossibilities Structure

A superb teaser for brain, figure out the start and end of the edges if you can.

Impossibilities Structure

Impossibilities Structure

Face Illusions

Funny illusion where the most important question is that who is looking at whom.

Face Illusions

Face Illusions

3d Waterfall

A brilliant waterfall with a 3D effect that captures you in its cascades.

3d Waterfall

3d Waterfall

Impossibilities Abound

Can you figure out whether the slide on which glass ballls are placed is tilted or straight.

Impossibilities Abound

Impossibilities Abound

Illusions Building

This glass buiding captivates the eyes with its mind blowing illusory architecture.

Illusions Building

Illusions Building

Ampan Illusions

Watch out for a few seconds, your eyes will start spinning with the circular pattern.

Ampan Illusions

Ampan Illusions

Shimmer Illusion

This optical illusion twinkles at such a great speed that your have to blink your eyes.

Shimmer Illusion

Shimmer Illusion

Square Spiral

The square spiral looks as though it is falling inwards into the white square at center.

Square Spiral

Square Spiral

Omotesando Gyre

You can’t refrain yourself from looking at the glass doors of the shop which has a swirly illusion.

Omotesando Gyre

Omotesando Gyre

Read The Color

Bright and colorful illusion moving as waves uplifts the mood in an instant.

Read The Color

Read The Color

Spring Time Escher Illusions

Multifaceted optical illusion with the vibrant backdrop of spring.

Spring Time Escher Illusions

Spring Time Escher Illusions

Impossible Nuts Illusion

Dramatic illusion which makes you wonder how can the rod piercing the nuts be straight.

Impossible Nuts Illusion

Impossible Nuts Illusion

Harsh Illusions

Mind boggling illusion created with mirror pieces that dazes you with its sight.

Harsh Illusions

Harsh Illusions

Dedicated Penrose

Complex mathematical illusion that teases you every time you see it in any form.

Dedicated Penrose

Dedicated Penrose

Illusions In Blackwork

Classic black and white illusion made with cubes is symbolic of the maze life is.

Illusions In Blackwork

Illusions In Blackwork

Cool Optical Illusion

Colorful penrose triangle with veined pattern depicted on edges which keep you guessing.

Cool Optical Illusions

Cool Optical Illusions

Columns Illusions

Watch the columns and ascertain if they are two or three.

Columns Illusions

Columns Illusions

So, what did you think? Hopefully you were able to find a cool illusion that really made you think outside of the box and one that also entertained you. If you like it enough, feel free to share it with your friends and see what they think. Most everyone appreciates a cool illusion here and there. You can be the one to give them that. How good does that sound? We think it sounds pretty darn good!

Also, check out some of our other lists such as the one found here on 26 Fierce Psychedelic Tattoos.

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  • Manuel Garcia

    Wow. Awesome collections. I simply love the “Impossible Box”. Gonna share some of these pictures on my wall. Thanks.

  • http://www.geekandblogger.com Pavan Somu

    Read the colors illusion is so awesome that it seems the leafs are really moving.

  • http://victoriapod.com Joseph

    Seeing is believing, but seeing these images builds a doubt…. Just kidding, they are illusions!

  • http://victoriapod.com Joseph

    Someone tell me that in Read The Color, the images are not moving. The leaves bear a magical trick that can scare the hell out of you thinking how this is achieved.

  • http://androidproapps.com Sinbad Konick

    wowww…really cool illusions…i have a big collection illusions in my Computer Harddisk..I will share those with you after uploading..:)

  • Bev

    Love this collection though now I think I need to rest my eyes a bit. Very inspiring!

  • Jai

    Those are eye catching. I personally like the impossible post. I seen that already somewhere.

  • http://www.jaffablog.com Lavi

    Really the illusions are very creatively designed.. Liked them

  • Tarun Jaitely

    Can’t believe that someone can create these kind of illusion art. I personally liked the ‘Pencil Vs Camera’.

  • https://www.facebook.com/nikhil.sharma.982845 Nikhil Sharma

    These cool illusions really fascinate and tease our minds and eyes.

  • kirsi salonen

    really cool