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C.K.S. Shilin Residence Park

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No.60 Fulin Rd., Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2881 2512
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This was Madame Chiang's private garden and is now a public park. The meticulous design is still evident in different sections of the park, however some parts are not in a good shape. The pond is completely dried up. This place needs a bit walking...More

Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Should visit when you are in Taipei, nice to have a casual walk around and relax and chat with friends and family. Well maintained and spacious

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is one place not to miss when visiting Taipei. Even though it's name is CKS Shilin Residence Park, it's essentially a large manicured & impressive garden. One of the MRT lines will take you here & it is a stop or two away from...More

Thank kraskew
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Can't believe I almost missed this place. I was in Taipei with my elderly mother. I happened to read about this place and as I loved historical places, we decided to visit in the afternoon. Do note the entire park is closed from 12noon to...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We arrived early in the a.m. Birds and tai chi everywhere The architecture is more than stunning It was so nice to see a park that was well used The changing of the guards later in the day was also worth watching

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful way to spend a lovely Sunday morning in Taipei! This former presidents residence is surrounded by beautiful gardens and was definitely worth the visit. Entrance to the park is free but if you wish to tour the residence, there is a small...More

Thank michellebC2069AW
Reviewed April 23, 2018

It wasn't a very well-kept secret that Chiang Kai-skek (CKS) lived in Shilin, which was then an outer suburb of Taipei. Shilin means "grove of the scholars." CKS was the strongman who ruled Taiwan with an iron fist. The residence has pleasant gardens, and also...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed March 25, 2018

This is a park where I can truly spend a bit of time. Beautiful trees and nice flowers, especially the orchid garden. They reflect the interests of couple.

Thank rayh354
Reviewed March 16, 2018

This is the former residence and the surrounding gardens of Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife. The rose garden is his wife's favorite. There are over 100 species of 1000 roses in the garden. Beside the rose garden, there are western, Chinese, ecological, and herb gardens,...More

Thank youngtravellermc
Reviewed February 13, 2018

I went there on a rainy day but managed to capture some beautiful roses with my camera. CKS's wife is known to be a rose lover hence the residence has a large rose garden. Due to the shortage of time and the rain, I did...More

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