- Historic Sites
- Campus teaching
- Suggested Months for Visiting
- All year
- Lane 11, Section 4, Zhongshan North Road, Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C
Services & Facilities
R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Yuanshan
Commemorating Taiyuan's 500 MartyrsThe tombs commemorating the Taiyuan 500 Martyrs is at the foot of the Yuanshan hill, in Taipei. The 500 Martyrs fell into the hands of the enemy when Taiyuan, (Shanxi) was taken in 1949. The tombs contain sacrificial offerings, memorial plaques, stele platforms and biographies of the Martyrs.
Massacre of Christians commemoratedDuring the Boxer Rebellion, mainly in North China (1900) , hundreds of Christians, both natives believers and foreign missionaries (including their families) were slaughtered. Many were killed in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi Province. Some were killed by the Boxer rebels and some by government forces. Protestants and Catholics were brutally executed. The missionaries were seen as "foreign devils" who were polluting Chinese society. This tombs commemorate these Christian martyrs.
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