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The 7 Best Places In Asia For Travel Photography

Looking for places to visit where you can snap amazing photos of your trip? These are some of the best spots in Asia for travel photography. From cities to scenery, there’s a shot for everyone here.

The rise of social media platforms means we’re staring at people’s holiday snaps every single day on our feeds. Destination inspiration? It’s never ending. This is great news for those who love sharing their photos of their travels, plus, that’s easier than ever too. There’s iPhone cameras that can take award-winning photos that can rival proper photography gear.

Best Places In Asia For Travel Photography

1. Tokyo, Japan

Visiting Tokyo is like visiting the future – flashing neon lights, incredible technology – yet there’s still a rich sense of culture and history. From modern art installations to ancient temples, Tokyo is an photographer’s dream city. You won’t be able to put down your camera for the entire trip…

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2. Jaipur, India

The beautiful capital of India’s Rajasthan state, Jaipur travel photos are some of the prettiest shots you’ll take in India. It is known as the ‘Pink City’, for its pale terracotta buildings. Once you’ve wandered through the hectic streets and markets, you’ll want to seek out even more Jaipur photo moments – and trust us, there’s plenty.

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3. Palawan, Philippines

Palawan island is part of the huge Philippines archipelago, which has more than 7,000 islands. A piece of paradise that’s miles away from the hectic bustle of Manila, Palawan is simply perfect. Photographers have been flocking to it in droves in recent years and the buzz around Palawan is only getting bigger…

The Beautiful Island of Palawan

4. Taipei, Taiwan

From night markets to skyline views and natural hot springs, you’ll soon discover there’s endless things to photograph in Taipei. Travel photography highlights include Taipei 101, which has panoramic views of Taipei from over 500 metres above the ground and Longshan Temple.

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5. Seoul, South Korea

Seoul is one of the most well-known and most-visited cities in Asia, and with so many unique things to see and do here, we can see why. For amazing pics, try Korean food at Namdaemun Market or see Gyeongbokgung Palace, while the N Seoul Tower offers panoramic views of Seoul as far as the eye can see.

6. Singapore

This small island city-state off southern Malaysia punches way above its weight on a global level. It’s a modern city with colourful buildings, futuristic bridges and a ‘cloud forest’. It’s also a centre of tourism and a serious hub for travel in Asia. Oh, and did we mention you’ll find the most photographed hotel in the world here?

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7. Hong Kong

Never been to Hong Kong? This incredible place needs to go top of your travel hit list. Hong Kong is made up of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and the Outlying Islands.

Famous for its skylines and vibrant food scene, what most people don’t know is that 70% of Hong Kong is mountains and lush parks. Colourful playgrounds and sci-fi apartment blocks give HK an enviable edge.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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