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Ma Ting-Ying's Residence 馬廷英故居

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4.5 92 Reviews

Saturday:11:30 - 14:00、14:30 - 17:00、17:30 - 21:00




Ma Ting-Ying Residence is also known as Qiantian Seven-Six, being located at No. 6, Lane 7, Qingtian Street, in a neighborhood known for Taipei City’s largest concentration of historic Japanese-style housing, or ying-zhai. This mostly Hinoki-wood house was built in 1931 as Professor Adachi Masashi’s residence. It is a cross between Japanese and European architecture, with the left half including the reception room, study and dining room, featuring European-style details such as bookcases, glass bay windows, an outdoor flower bed and a porch, while the bedrooms and children’s room in the right half are covered with traditional Japanese Tatami mats. The house was taken over in 1945 by Ma Ting-ying, a professor of geology from NTU who befriended Adachi, and it officially became a city-designated historic site in 2006. In 2011, several NTU alumni rented the house from its governing body, the NTU, and the site has since been open to the public free of charge for guided tours and popular science activities. The living room, dining room and study were converted into a café that also sells cultural and creative items as souvenirs.


Historic Sites Art and Cultural Centers
Guiding Service
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
No. 6, Lane 7, Qingtian St., Da'an Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Sunday 11:30 - 14:00
14:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 21:00
Monday 11:30 - 14:00
14:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 11:30 - 14:00
14:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday 11:30 - 14:00
14:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday 11:30 - 14:00
14:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday 11:30 - 14:00
14:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday 11:30 - 14:00
14:30 - 17:00
17:30 - 21:00


Free guided tours are available Mon-Fri; reservations are required for both the restaurant and guided tours.
To reserve a guided tour, please call (02) 2700-0693;
For restaurant reservations please call (02) 2391-6676

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets


Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Daan Park


TripAdvisor Reviews

4.5 92 Reviews Write a Review

Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 2 Poor
  3. 7 Average
  4. 52 Very good
  5. 37 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 12 Families
  2. 11 Couples
  3. 20 Solo
  4. 5 Business
  5. 35 Friends
  • Rainbow T

    A place to chill out in city


    This is a Japanese designed house transformed to a restaurant. We are very lucky, found this place on TripAdvisor and went there once it was opened. We were able to dine without reservation. So pls make reservation first. We picked the lunch menu 5 options to choose, we picked one pork cutlet, one eel and one pork in pieces. Started with appetite in cold apple jelly, chunky seaweed and prawn. Dedicated and petite. Main comes with rice, miso soup and reddish. Soup and rice can be refilled, but the quantity is just right, only big eater may want refill. The taste is just really right and fresh, very satisfied. Staff are very friendly and professional.
  • chanchan_hk

    Hong Kong, China

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos

    Great story about Taiwan Education's history


    一個必須花上3小時的參觀與品嚐美食的地方,這裡不單是一間老房子,也包含著一段日治時期影響台灣教育的歷史,從房子看到修復的投巧,從美食裡感受到日和式味道。今次更報名導賞團,導賞員的專業也帶來很多衝擊,感受到成就別人是美德的精神。這裡不太容易到達,但參觀後,會發現附近街道的個性化小店與咖啡室。非常值得花上半天在這區瀏覽;建議預約導賞團同時預約席位,坦白說,一般食物價錢較貴,故提議輕鬆地飲杯特色咖啡 - 蔗汁咖啡及甜品!讓記憶增加不同味道。 You must spend three hours to visit and enjoy the food. Here is not only a house with 80 years history. But also contains a big impact of Taiwan education history under japan governance. Dont miss out the details of the monument repairs. They also provide guided tours, those professional voluntary also give a insight, specially feel the achievements of others is the spirit of virtue. It is not easy to get here, but you will find a lot of personalized shops and cafes in nearby streets. It is worth to spend half a day in this area. Suggested booking tour group at the same time booking seats. Frankly, the general food price is quite expensive, highly recommended to drink a coffee with sugar cane juice and also dessert! Let the memory increase with the taste.
  • GraceL1636

    Singapur, Singapur

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    Make a reservation


    It was a humid and rainy day when we visited. No reservations made so we had to sit outdoors. Sheltered but rather hot. And not much of the charm of the house in the outdoor sitting. But overall quite a relaxing place and the service was pretty good. They helped to call us a cab too. Ordered mostly coffees since we just had lunch. Quite a good strong brew.
  • Zann_w

    Hong Kong, China

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos

    Stunning resto and historical site where merits a try


    I didn't reserved advanced booking before going, and lucky enough to grab a table of two at last 30-min of lunch hours. Lunch set was 50-50 Taiwanese and Japanese, I ordered steamed prawn and my friend ordered well cooked cod, all tasted very rich, fresh and homey. No matter the environment or the food, it created an atmosphere of comfort and soothing nature. Remember to wear socks for protecting the historical wooden flooring.
  • ch00x

    Singapore, null, Singapore

    Traveler type:

    En familia

    feels so much like Japan-nice


    This is a building with much history & a nice blend of western & Japanese architecture. For travellers interested in history, architecture and those quaint conserved places that is slightly away from the busy streets, this place is recommended. Learnt about this place by chance from a friend and a travel guide (in Chinese) Food is Japanese influenced and is flesh. Service is good. Do note that u are required to wear socks & take off your shoes while on the premises; if not can purchase from the counter. It is advisable to make a reservation (can be done via their official Facebook page). Location is a little far from the MRT so it is best to take a cab. Menu is available online & there is a guided tour available for those who are interested

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