Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
[Suggested Itinerary]
Day1 Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall -> Presidential Office Building -> National Palace Museum -> Shilin Night Market 
Day2 Yangmingshan National Park 
 
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is located in the heart of Taipei City. The area is 250,000 square meters and it is the attraction most visited by foreign tourists. Outside the gate of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, there are poles carrying the sign of true rightness. The architecture of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is inspired by Tiantan in Beijing. The four sides of the structure are similar to those of the pyramids in Egypt. The material is white marble. The roofs are decorated with deep-blue glass as part of the reflection of blue sky and bright sun. It adds a touch of grandeur. The garden is planted with red flowers. As a whole, the colors of blue, white and red express the National Flag and the spirit of freedom, equality and brotherhood.

The great building has become a landmark of Taipei City. There are also places for international art performances. They are National Theater and National Concert Hall. World famous musicians (such as the great cello performer Yo Yo Ma and the great violinist Shao Lian Lin) and renowned playgroups have conducted performance here. The garden with beautiful flowers, miniature hills and plants, ponds, ornamental bridge and waterfalls as well as green grass presents scenery beauty. The walls surrounding the area are with nostalgic design. The place is enriched with the beauty of traditional Chinese gardens. There are various activities taking place in the square. There are the concert of the world renowned three tenors, school band performances, cheerleader performances and fairs. One can pay respect to the historical great leader, as well as participate in the relaxation activities of local residents. The place provides a precious plain view among the tall buildings of Taipei.

Travel

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.) 

Tel+886-2-2343-1100
AddressNo.21, Zhongshan S. Rd., Zhongzheng District, Taipei Citygoogle map click open new windows
Longitude/Latitude  (121.520354,25.035384)
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Transportation

Nat'l Hwy 1 →Exit at Taipei Interchange → Sec.3 to 1, Chongqing N. Rd. → Sec. 1, Zhongxiao W. Rd. → Zhongshan S. Rd. → Sec. 1, Xinyi Rd. → Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Public

Take THSR or train to Taipei Station. transfer Taipei MRT to CKS Memorial Hall Station.


 
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Last Update:2014-04-23 09:27:23