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10 Most Instagrammable Spots in Taiwan

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Updated: 22 March 2017
Taiwan is a country 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.
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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

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Formosa Boulevard MRT Station Kaohsiung

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The Dome of Light at Formosa Boulevard Station
The Dome of Light at Formosa Boulevard Station | © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas / Wikimedia

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

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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

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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.

CKS Memorial Hall, 21 Zhongshan North Road, ZhongZheng District, Taipei, Taiwan

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National Place Museum

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.

National Palace Museum, 221 Zhishan Road Section 2, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan

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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.

Jiufen Old Street, Jishan Street, Ruifang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan

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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.

Alishan National Scenic Area, Alishan Township, Chiayi County, Taiwan

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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

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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