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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

21 Chung-Shan S Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
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Description: Sixty-two landscaped acres of gardens and walkways surround this marble and tile landmark building.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I spent 4 hours in the hall and it is extremely worthwhile. They screened documentary about Chiang Kai Shek and you should really spend your time watching it (last for 50 minutes) if you fancy TW history (since Qing dynasty). Don't miss out the hourly shift rotation at 4th floor (where the bronze statue is located at). It was really... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Take no.5 exit from 中正纪念堂 mrt station. You may spend 2-5 hours here as there is a exhibition area at the Chiang-kai-sek building. It's like a Musuem. Surprise to find unique species of birds near the small lake next to the building. It's a MUST GO place for first timer tourist.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This immense tribute to the maker of modern Taipei is overwhelming in its craftsmanship and size. Predominantly marble, the ceiling in which the bronze statue of Cheng is housed is made of timber in complex carpentery. The changing of the guards occurs on the hour, and is I must see. Their precision is a joy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Very large and built in traditional Chinese fashion.Very similar to the one dedicated to Ho Chi Minh in HANOI Vietnam it has a beautiful little lake and garden.Close to Metro Station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

well laid out… glad there was english in most places. The staff was helpful and kind. it seems accurate in the history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Chiang Kai-shek is controversial these days but his Memorial Hall is sure to interest foreign visitors. Chiang was the leader of the Republic of China for many years. He led the retreat of the ROC government from mainland China to Taiwan. The giant sized statue is interesting in itself and there is always something going on in the park surrounding... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I love this place! I reached here at evening time, not so many tourist but a lot of local residents were doing their jogging or running here, some students were practicing their dancing here and make this place become so lively and lovely! I will come again next time with my jogging shoes, and jog like the local!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A really wonderful example of Chinese architecture. I went in the middle of the day and crowds weren't overwhelming. Easy to get to by mrt

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The place is huge. The grounds are imaculate keep. I arrive a little late than i wanted, but caught the last few seconds of retiring the national flag for the day. The guards ceremony is precision at it's best. The area is large but a great place to troll. I would suggest a twilight visit to capture day and nite... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The changing of the guard takes place on the hour every hour in the main memorial hall. This to honour the great Taiwanese hero Chiang Kai Shek whose seated statue dominates the hall. About ten minutes before the ceremony the crowd was asked to step behind a roped off area to allow space for the incoming guardsman. Tip: Choose your... More

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