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Taipei Guest House 臺北賓館

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Introduction

Construction of the Taipei Guest House began in 1899 and was completed in 1901. Its current form dates back a renovation in 1911. The guest house is located to the left of the Presidential Office Building and served as the residence of the governor-general during the Japanese occupation period. Visiting VIPs were also received here. In 1950, the building was renamed as the Taipei Guest House and repurposed for large state banquets, the reception of foreign dignitaries, and cultural activities. In 1998, the guest house was designated as a national historic site.

Information

Themes
Historic Sites Art and Cultural Centers
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-23482999
Address
No. 1, Ketagalan Blvd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

1.Opening Hours: See website http://tgh.mofa.gov.tw/ (Chinese)

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line NTU Hospital

Review

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4.5 127 Reviews Write a Review

Traveler rating

  1. 1 Terrible
  2. 3 Poor
  3. 16 Average
  4. 36 Very good
  5. 71 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 15 Families
  2. 17 Couples
  3. 31 Solo
  4. 3 Business
  5. 16 Friends
  • CJW913

    De Pere, Wisconsin

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Visitation restricted to first Saturday of every month

    2019-04

    Hidden behind a large wall and many trees, this mansion was constructed between 1899-1900, and was originally the house of the Governor-General of Taiwan during the Japanese Period. A gracious Baroque residence, today it is owned by the government of the Republic of China, and is used for receiving state guests. Unfortunately, one can barely see the outside, and you can only visit this impressive structure on the first Saturday of each month. Such a shame.
  • tfizzle

    Portland, Oregón

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos

    Sadly you can't go in

    2018-12

    The Taipei Guest House is one of the few European-style buildings in the Taipei. Historically is housed the Japanese governors during their rule, but not is is just one of the official buildings for foreign leaders.
  • Soko37

    China

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Wester style building in downtown

    2018-10

    Representative governmental building in European style. From one side visible front of building the rest is surrounded you high concrete fence
  • Leonhkny

    Hong Kong, China

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Taiwan's European building

    2018-08

    Taipei Guest House is one of the few European-style buildings in the Taiwanese capital. It was the official residence of Japanese Governors and is now a meeting place of foreign leaders. For most of the time it is not open to the public.
  • 619jeffry

    Holdover from the colonial era

    2018-04

    This handsome building is a relic of the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945). It is situated on the governmental area, near Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). MOFA often use it to host official functions. I have been a guest there, it is a most attractive building If you get a chance to inspect the Taipei Guest House, do so.

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