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Top 5 Most Instagrammable Madison Sights and Sites

If you’re in search of inspiring new locations to show off on your Instagram account, look no further than picturesque Madison. Get a taste of our city’s culture and attractions and pay a visit to the area’s top Instagrammable spots – and make sure to tag #VisitMadison so we can check them out, too!

 

1.

Wisconsin State Capitol – 2 E Main St, Madison
Whether you’re enjoying a birds-eye view from the rooftop bar of AC Hotel Madison Downtown, taking in the skyline from scenic Picnic Point, or admiring the decorative dome inside, the Capitol building is a must-see for visitors and locals alike.


 

2.

Local Street Art
We challenge you to explore Madison’s eclectic neighborhoods and see how many pieces of art you discover! Some of our favorites include “Roads Diverge” at downtown’s Rotary Centennial Plaza, the 608 mural at Hilldale Shopping Center, and the underwater-themed artwork at Burnie’s on Park Street.


 

3.

Bucky on Parade
You can’t visit Madison without snapping a quick selfie with a Bucky on Parade statue! While the Parade is officially over, Bucky statues can still be found throughout Greater Madison including at The Edgewater Hotel, Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club, Vitense Golfland and University Book Store on State Street. Use #buckyonparade to connect with thousands of other fans. For the full list of locations, visit buckyonparade.com.


 

4.

Memorial Union Terrace – 800 Langdon St, Madison
Though it’s located on the UW-Madison campus, the Memorial Union Terrace is definitely not just for students. On warm summer evenings, you’ll find the whole community gathered lakeside for conversation, live music or Monday night movies. Kick back and snap the perfect sunset picture with a pitcher of beer and the iconic sunburst chairs.


 

5.

Thai Pavilion and Gardens at Olbrich Botanical Gardens – 3330 Atwood Ave, Madison
As you stroll through Olbrich Botanical Gardens, the majestic Thai Pavilion stands out amongst the bamboo plants and leafy greenery of the lush Thai Garden. Opt for wide shots to capture the full pavilion or get up-close and personal to feature the delicate gold leaf etchings and intricate decoration.