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National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine

No.139 Bei'an Road, Taipei 111, Taiwan
02-28854162
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Ranked #17 of 253 Attractions in Taipei
Type: Historic Sites, Performances, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This majestic shrine honors the Republic of China's war dead. Marvel at the soldiers' precision at the changing of the guard ceremony that occurs... more » Owner description: This majestic shrine honors the Republic of China's war dead. Marvel at the soldiers' precision at the changing of the guard ceremony that occurs every hour. « less
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Just in time to see them change of guards. Must be having a tough time standing there for hours and hours. Admire their endurance.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Anyone who visited Taiwan (especially Taipei) in a group or city-sightseeing day tour will not give this place a miss. This shrine was built by the local government in honouring the death of heroes who fought in the war against the Japanese. The setting of this place is a mix between vintage history (with the buildings and architectural design of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Set against a back drop of hills and greens away from the bustle of the city, it is a peaceful place indeed. The change of guards occurs every hour, however, if you come SOLELY to witness the change of guards, well, you can do that in the Sun Yat Sen memorial and the Chiang Kai Shek memorial as well, and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went solely for the change of guard, nice display of military discipline which we only get to see on National Day celebrations. Nice for photo taking and video recording is also allowed, you may pose for pictures with the guards on duty but please do not touch them.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A well constructed place and its greenery is worth watching . a good tribute to the Martyrs a vast place in the outskirts of the city and quite peaceful

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Visiting on a Monday morning proved an effective way to avoid the crowds. Able to wander around the shrine relatively undisturbed by large groups.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

As an American, I totally enjoyed the beautiful Chinese architecture. It was also fun to watch the changing of the guard; quite different from what I observed in Washington D.C., less somber,

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Baltimore, Maryland
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Fortunately our bus pulled up right as the guards were doing their change over, very interesting, and they stand like a statue for an hour, very cool! The grounds and shrine is very nice, postcard perfect shots. No admssion.

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This shrine is set against the backdrop of the hills. It is a beautiful place, very moving and we'll worth the visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

It's a very nice place filled with military history, although it's crowded but i get to see a lot and learn a lot, must visit!

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