9 must-see optical illusions

safalta Published by: Ishika Kumar Updated Thu, 19 May 2022 09:47 AM IST

Highlights

Optical illusions have grown popular because they put our brains and eyes to the test. try out some optical illusions.

Some of the first optical illusions date back to the fifth century BC. Since their inception, they have grown in popularity, and new mind-boggling puzzles arise on the internet virtually every week.
If you enjoy having your brain fried by amazing illusions, you've come to the right place, as we've compiled a list of the top optical illusions available. We have a variety of fresh and vintage designs for you to choose from. If you're still hungry for more mind-bending fun after you've finished here, check out our list of favourite trompe l'oeil illusions. Make your own illusion if you'd want to try your hand at it.  

1. The rotating horse-



We're all wondering which way the rotating horse is turning because of the optical illusion. The geometric equine appears to coil about, and many TikTok users have speculated on the horse's trajectory, but we still have no idea which way it turns.


2. The cat and the stairs-



The internet is divided over this feline-themed optical illusion. In this post, it appears that no one can decide whether the cat is walking up or down the stairs. While the illusion has been circulating online since 2015, we still have no idea where the cat is going.

3. The Phantom Queen-