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The Lin Family Mansion and Garden

No.9, Ximen St., Bianqiao District, Xinbei 22056, Taiwan
+886 2 2965 3061
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If you have free time.

If you have free time / free day during your Taiwan trip, then a visit to Lin An Tai Historical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melissa T
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A Glimpse of the Richest Family in Taiwan

Lin Family, one of the richest families since Qing Dynasty, still owns one of the biggest banks in... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
vajragururinpoche
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Experience the ancient traditions of Chinese landscaping with the majestic home of the Lin family. A pond, square pavilion and ornamental plants such as cypress, plum and bamboo adorn the majestic garden. Each Chinese New Year there is a chrysanthemum exhibit.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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No.9, Ximen St., Bianqiao District, Xinbei 22056, Taiwan
Banqiao / Zhonghe / Yonghe District
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+886 2 2965 3061

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have free time / free day during your Taiwan trip, then a visit to Lin An Tai Historical House & Museum is a good place to visit. The place is very relaxing and the interior of the mansion is very beautiful. This is...More

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Lin Family, one of the richest families since Qing Dynasty, still owns one of the biggest banks in Taiwan called Hua Nan Bank. The Mansion is close to the MRT, and it is bigger than I had imagined, even though half of it was closed...More

Thank vajragururinpoche
Reviewed July 4, 2017

This mansion and garden was one of our stops during a day tour of Taipei. We strolled through and took a number of photos, but did not find it especially interesting. I'm actually not sure what its significance is to Taipei, but it honestly was...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Did not enjoy my visit since half of the area was under renovation - covered in tarps and restricted access. But the architecture was interesting...

Thank gibot143
Reviewed May 28, 2017

The walk to the Lin Family Mansion and Garden from Fuzhong subway station was an adventure in itself - at least the way we did it! We went past streets lined with sellers and thronging with people. Don't get run over by a moped! Our...More

1  Thank Pumpkinville
Reviewed March 28, 2017

On my last day I had a few hours before needing to be at the airport, so I walked 15 minutes from UZ Hostel to check out this beautiful manmade heaven. So glad I did.

Thank Partyof1Nomad
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We took the metro train to Yuanshan station and walked about 10 mins to get to Lin Mansion. Free entrance and well kept building. The garden is quite grand and there's plenty of areas to sit and enjoy the beauty of the Mansion. Toilets are...More

Thank KLjane
Reviewed February 2, 2017

An elegant century old mansion with its garden and houses well preserved. The Lin family has kindly opened up this mansion and part of the garden for the people to visit and enjoy in its surroundings. The old chinese architecture, painstakingly restored, managed to covey...More

Thank Taipei921
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Taken by VIP tours as it was out of our walking range from the hotel. A very interesting house from a period of Taiwan's past. Shows how the wealth lived. Used as a bridal photo shot place and can be very popular. Open 9am to...More

Thank Hugary1
Reviewed December 15, 2016

I enjoy landscaped gardens especially one like this where every architectural feature has been included for a purpose. There is minute detail in the craftsmanship of the building and it is a fine example of the Qing period in Taipei. When I arrived a volunteer...More

Thank stella w
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Banqiao / Zhonghe / Yonghe District
Banqiao district is the center of administration,
shopping and transportation of New Taipei City,
encompassing shopping, tasting local snacks, and
experiencing traditional and night markets. Here is
also the first choice of Christmas celebration in
Taiwan- Christmasland in New Taipei City. Within this
modern complex, a garden architecture full of Chinese
tradition “the Lin Family Mansion and Garden” is
...More
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PerthSpray
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Response from Partyof1Nomad | Reviewed this property |
That is a good question. There were some renovations happening when I traveled there in Feb 2017, but it did not take away from its beauty. There is much of the garden to see and plenty of places to photograph or take... More
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