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National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall 中正紀念堂

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Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00

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This memorial hall was built in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the first president of the Republic of China. Work on the hall began in 1976, a year after President Chiang passed away. Design by C.C. Yang, who was also the architect for The Grand Hotel, the memorial hall is white with a blue roof, representing the dominant colors in the ROC flag; while the emblem of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) adorns the vaulted ceiling. A bronze statue of Chiang looks west symbolically to the Presidential Office Building and mainland China. The front plaza of the hall is also a major venue for democratic assemblies.

Information

Themes
Art and Cultural Centers Family Activities 101 Highlights
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-23431100#3
Address
No. 21, Zhongshan S. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Sunday: 09:00 – 18:00
Monday: 09:00 – 18:00
Tuesday: 09:00 – 18:00
Wednesday: 09:00 – 18:00
Thursday: 09:00 – 18:00
Friday: 09:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00

Services & Facilities

  • Venue rental
  • Toilets
  • Parking

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

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Review

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  1. 19 Terrible
  2. 67 Poor
  3. 885 Average
  4. 999+ Very good
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  1. 999+ Families
  2. 999+ Couples
  3. 999+ Solo
  4. 329 Business
  5. 999+ Friends
  • Jen M

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Very Huge Memorial Shrine

    2018-01

    It was kind of a big memorial place to visit established for their leaders. Nice view of the gardens and memorial halls. especially at the hall were the great leader was sitting on a big chair, the statue is so big and guarded with soldiers. Another perfect destination in Taipei Taiwan.
  • TripTeks

    Richardson, Texas

    Traveler type:

    Business

    Visually impressive

    2018-09

    Sun Yat-sen might have tipped over the first domino to establish the Republic of China, but it was his former Chief of Staff, Chiang Kai-shek who carried the load the longest. Considering he was the leader of the Republic of China for 48 years, 46 days (third-longest-ruling non-royal since 1900), it’s little wonder that he commands such an enormous shrine. It’s photographically impressive, so be sure to have the sun at your back in the afternoon. There are 90 steps to get up to the top of the hall in order to see the giant statue of CKS. The gardens are a nice place to escape the sun. Inside, you can learn all about his tenure and his exile to Taiwan after being defeated on mainland China by the Communists. It’s a stop right on the Metro’s Green Line, so it’s quite easy to get to.
  • KWLDr

    ipoh

    Traveler type:

    Solo travel

    Exhilarating visit

    2018-09

    Very memorable place to visit. Full with historical details. Short distance from Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall metro station. Must visit!
  • vdunn007

    San Jose, California

    Traveler type:

    Business

    Changing of the Guards.

    2018-09

    We were on a business trip and decided to go to Chiang Kai-Shek to see the changing of the guards. It was a wet and windy day, and still very warm. This is well worth viewing! The changing of the guards takes about 10 minutes, the guards are trained not to blink much and not to move much. The guards would mirror each other in all major movements. It is really well done!
  • Khemavadee M

    Traveler type:

    Couples

    Great to see changing guard

    2018-07

    Recommend to go in the morning, less people and not too hot. I did walk around the place and see the changing guard at the memorial hall.

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