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Shilin Guandi Park

No.60, Fulin Rd., Shilin Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
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Ranked #34 of 253 Attractions in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Singapore, Singapore
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119 reviews 119 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stopped by here for a visit as part of a one-day city sightseeing trip before heading to Jiu Fen (please see my earlier review here about Jiu Fen). It's quite a big park with lots of things to see and with this walk-about, one will be able to grasp a good understanding about the history, stories and the lifestyle... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

good for a morning stroll, a small park in the city with an outdoor cafe. you will see some painters there working on their pieces, this was the old official residence of City's mayor in taipei but the building itself is out of bounds.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

As others have said these are busy gardens, but if you are prepared to shut out the noise the gardens will give pleasure. It was our view they they were a little more enjoyable than the botanical gardens.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Would have been very pleasant if not for the hordes of tourist groups. Didn't get to see CKC's residence as it was a Monday. Entrance to the park is free but NT100 to enter the residence. Visit any day except Monday if you are planning to see CKC's residence.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I didnt even planned to come here, went past and was like why not. The park was free of entry and beautiful. Go deep into the park trails, i even saw squirrels. It was crowded on the main paths( mainly noisy mainland chinese tour groups), they cannot leave their tour group or be fined. So go deep and u wont... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

this former presidence Chang-Kai Shik residense, was popular spot, which it is VERY VERY CROWDED with foreign tourist. to visit Chang's residence, need to get another ticket more early, or else you need to come another day. worth visit but depends what you want, gardens fill with flora, suitable for family trip.

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Seputeh, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Is a clean and pleasant walk gardens. Be carefull went walk trough the garden, there have some tree have toxin.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The residence is famous mainly for political reasons however it has been interesting to see part of the lives of the first family: traditional Chinese culture dominates despite of all the international connections. There is nothing much special actually so I would not call the residence a "must see" place in Taipei. On the contrary, I found the gardens very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We went there because my daughter did a report on Madame Chiang Kai Shek, so I was pleasantly surprised by the landscaping. The gardens are varied and well taken care of. Walking around is free, and we also chose to pay (100nt?) to take a tour of her residence. Since it was air conditioned, we spent a long time there,... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Much smaller than expected. Open & exposed. A mixture of formal, sculpted, semi wild, gardens & enclosed hot houses. Deserted orchid house with limited but beautiful display (veryhot !). Indoor (ok) and outdoor watergardens. Fascinating children's area: butterfly / moth breeding, masses of dragonflies and damselflies. Saw watersnake catch a fish ! Herb garden. Much more varied garden than most... More

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