Most Instagrammable Spots in Taiwan

Taipei 101
Taipei 101 | © Eugene Lim / Flickr
Ciaran McEneaney

Taiwan is full of stunning seaside towns, incredible religious sites, and beautiful national parks. Among all of that natural beauty and man-made marvels of architecture lie some truly amazing spots that are perfect for Instagram. Here are 10 of the best.

Ximending

Pick a spot, any spot. This cool neighborhood is one of the hippest places for the younger generation to be seen in Taipei and is full of shops, cafés, signage, and posters just begging for a place in the Instagram hall of fame.Ximending, Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan

Formosa Boulevard MRT Station Kaohsiung

One of the truly stunning pieces of man-made beauty found in Taiwan, the glass-domed roof on this MRT station in Kaohsiung has it all. Color, interesting images, and plenty of light.Formosa Boulevard MRT Station, 115 Zhonshan 1st Rd, XinXing District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Kenting

The beach, the street, the national park, or the beach front Chateau hotel as seen in the photo below. Kenting is one of those places where you simply can’t fail to find an amazing spot for your Instagram feed.Kenting, Pingtung County, Taiwan

CKS Memorial Hall

CKS Memorial Hall Day or night, the photographic opportunities at this national landmark are quite literally endless. With turtles in the pond, soldiers on guard, and of course, the stunning architecture, this is a spot where Instagrammers can spend a whole day.

National Palace Museum (Taiwan) — Taipei, Taiwan

Home to one of the largest collections of Ancient Chinese Imperial artifacts and art, the National Palace Museum is often photographed from the outside, but it’s the amazing exhibits inside that provide the best Instagram shots.

Jiufen Old Street

Jiufen Old Street This narrow street in the old mining town of Jiufen is a must-visit spot for any tourist looking for a day trip from Taipei. The combination of old traditional lanterns and the many old shops and stores that line the street make for an ideal shot.

Alishan

Alishan A trip to Alishan is a must, but the avid Instagrammer will need to make sure the alarm clock is working in order to get up in time for that spectacular sunrise.

Rainbow Village

The very best Instagram shots are all about the color, and there’s nowhere in Taiwan as colorful as the Rainbow Village in Taichung.Rainbow Village, Nantun District, Taichung City, Taiwan

Taroko National Park

A place of stunning natural beauty, Taroko Gorge is a great place for scenery shots. And if the gods will it, then a monkey or two just might strike a pose for that ultimate Instagram shot.

Taipei 101

How could we forget Taiwan’s most notable feat of modern engineering, Taipei 101. The former tallest building in the world is ripe with Instagrammable spots, from the large damper to the massive ‘LOVE’ artwork out in front.Taipei 101, 7 Xinyo Road Section 5, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan

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