Minecraft can be beautiful. We're all aware of that. It can be beautiful because of mods, beautiful because of the insane things people make but, for the most part, I think the most beautiful thing about Minecraft is its scale. When Minecraft is big, it's beautiful. This picture is exhibit A.
Look at the size of it. And this is just a shrunken down version I attached because our servers cannot handle the magnitude of the original.
Seriously, click on this link. Click on it.
Click on it and marvel. I've been scrolling around this image for the last 15 minutes and it's actually quite soothing!