People may mock us for our Instagram habit, but it proves its worth on holiday, when suddenly everyone wants to take photographs and every memory needs capturing.

We called on photo whizzes WanderSnap to suggest 10 more great locations around Asia to get that perfect holiday snap, and they did not disappoint.

9 hidden photo spots in Asia you won’t find in any guidebook

#1 In Bagan, look for Khaymingha

This is one of the most magical temples in the ancient city of Bagan, Myanmar, and yet the least visited.


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#2 In Cebu, look for Balay sa Agta

Discover the Philippine myths behind Argao’s Balay sa Agta and capture the beauty of this quaint province.

#3 In Chiang Mai, look for San Pareni

Check out San Pareni Hotel’s European-inspired exterior for a very different Instagram photo in Chiang Mai, Thailand.



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#4 In Hanoi, look for the ‘Railway Village

Witness the local life at its purest here at the nameless street they call “Railway Village” in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital.

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Can public transport be too convenient?!

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#5 In Hokkaido, look for Aoiike, The Blue Pond

Europe or Japan? Definitely make your way down to this crystal-clear blue lake located outside the hot spring town of Shirogane Onsen, in Japan.

#6 In Hong Kong, look for the Hong Kong Railway Museum

Many of Hong Kong’s “hidden” spots are not so hidden any more, but this railway track has a more nostalgic feel than the typical urban setting in the city.

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#7 In Macau, look for Travessa da Paixao

This is Macau’s most romantic lane.

#8 In Manila, look for Casa Manila

Get away from the bustling streets of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, and do a mini-photo shoot here at Casa Manila.

#9 In Taiwan, look for Shuiyang Forest

The serene landscape here makes it the perfect spot for a little getaway from the city.

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#10 In Yogyakarta, look for Goa Jomblang

Get ready to have your breath taken away by this gigantic cave in Yogyakarta, in Indonesia.

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This article originally appeared on Wanderluxe by The Luxe Nomad.