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National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Designed by local architect Wang Da-hung, this memorial hall was established in memory of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the father of the Republic of China. The hall also serves an educational and research role, hosting various cultural and art events throughout the year, including the Golden Horse Awards, Golden Bell Awards, and Culture Awards. The hall is surrounded by a large park, further making it a popular weekend escape for city residents.

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Themes
Art and Cultural Centers Outing Locations Family Activities 101 Highlights
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-27588008
FAX
+886-2-27584847
Address
No. 505, Sec. 4, Ren-ai Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

1.visiting hours of the exhibition halls: 9:00 - 17:00 entrance time of the auditorium: 19:00 performance time: 19:30
2.Closed on Lunar New Year's Eve/Day and certain other days for maintenance.

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Parking

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  2. 12 Poor
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  5. 167 Excellent

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  1. 158 Families
  2. 120 Couples
  3. 137 Solo
  4. 28 Business
  5. 125 Friends
  • Cubbies99

    Cubbies99

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Educational and air conditioned

    2017-07

    I think most people think of the Chiang Kai Shek memorial when they think of Taipei. And compared to the CKS it is must less grandeous and far less assuming. But it does have a nice small garden on the grounds that also provides lovely views of the Taipei 101. Also does have an exhibition hall that provides a bit of background (and if you really are interested in history then you can do further research) in to Taiwan and some of its 'founding fathers'. It really helped my husband who is not Taiwanese and knew really very little of Taiwans history and even for me (being from Taiwan) filled in some tidbit facts. I believe you can also see the changing of the guards at the CKS...do it here especially if you are coming in the summer, you'll be happy for the air conditioning. This memorial is right on the blue line MRT and what is great is that right afterwards you can just walk towards the Taipei 101 or towards the shopping/SOGO area. So fulfill your history and shopping in one afternoon.
  • Петр Л

    Traveler type:

    Business

    If you are interested in modern history

    2016-10

    Memorial to founder of Chinese democracy and first president. Worth to visit if you are interested in modern history.
  • Helena L

    Traveler type:

    Couples

    Propaganda style museum

    2017-06

    Not knowing a lot about the great man Sun Yat Sen beforehand, it was not very easy to get a good picture of him and his legacy from visiting the small museum located within the memorial hall as the exhibition assumes a lot more background knowledge and does a good job presenting propaganda. Without knowing anything about Sun Yat Sen it was very clear that the image presented was a very unnuanced one (see text in photos below for some examples). Personally, I find these types of museum very entertaining :) The changing of the guards was quite something.
  • Hunterboeuf

    Toronto, Canada

    Traveler type:

    Couples

    Changing of the Guard

    2017-06

    This is an interesting site to contemplate Taiwan's recent history. If possible, try to catch the changing of the guard. It was not too crowded when we were there mid-day.
  • gibot143

    Cebu City, Philippines

    Traveler type:

    Solo travel

    Went here for the Taipei 101 background

    2017-06

    I just went here for the photo with the Taipei 101 in the background. There is park for people to rest. The soon to be completed Taipei Stadium is on the opposite side of this building.

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