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Shilin Official Residence

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Chiang's home

This somehow austere house was the official residence of Chiang Kai-shek. Admission only costs 100... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Hong Kong, China
Beautiful Grounds

We spent a day here, plenty of room to enjoy a day, we took a tour of the House (No Photos) and... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Burlington, New Jersey
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Sec. 5, Zhongshan N. Rd., Shilin Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2883 6340
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here and visit a few times. I finally took the tour of the residence. It provided a good history of Chiang Kai Sak. The garden setting is beautiful and peaceful. The residence is not large so it is not too difficult to walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annie H
Reviewed May 25, 2019

not enjoyed visiting this place because no flowers in bloom, its not worth coming here this moth of may 2019 i dont know whats the perfect month to go here just look some other suggestions or reviews of travelers been here

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Noemi C
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Everything in this house is left just as it was in the days of Chiang Kai-Shek, there is even a cut-out of the couple in the living room to make it more real. I enjoy these locations that give you the impression you just stepped...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

This building began as an agricultural research center during Taiwan’s Japanese colonial period, but was later converted to the private residence of former President Chiang kai Shek. It is a lovely building, rather understated by presidential standards, but that’s probably what makes it so appealing....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This somehow austere house was the official residence of Chiang Kai-shek. Admission only costs 100 NTD and is fully worth it. The place is quite small but offers a glimpse of the life of the former Chinese leader. Beware of the opening hours.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Chiang kai shek's residence - you can spend 1 hour there if you're a history buff. Helps if you can read mandarin

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank S B
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We spent a day here, plenty of room to enjoy a day, we took a tour of the House (No Photos) and they do offer recorded guides in English, the grounds are well kept and open to the public, but you have to buy tickets...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ensnipe2000
Reviewed March 16, 2018

They lived here for 26 years. It is a two-story house. No photos are allowed. Headsets are offered for enhancement about the history and special features of the house. There are dining, family gathering, living, and bedrooms. The large living room was the place to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Described as the weekend backyard of the Taiwanese people, this historical site opened to public is beautifully maintained. There are various areas of the residence within the park that is tranquil for families, with a considerable amount of seating available. Entry to the official residence-the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Janice L
Reviewed December 18, 2017

This is not a tourist place to go. Having visited Taiwan for the third time, our personal tour driver brought us to this park where it was the official residence of Chiang Kai-shek and his wife Soong Mei-ling. As it was in December, nothing much...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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