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Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum

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TEL:
+886-5-3620777
Address:
No. 888, Gugong Blvd., Taibao City, Chiayi County
Longitude/Latitude:
120.29271/23.473129
Web:
Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum_Links

Accessible Toilets:4

Accessible Parking:2

Wheelchair Rentals:3

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The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (NPMSB) is located in Taibao City, Chiayi County near THSR Chiayi Station. Other than the museum building, a man-made lake stands right in the center of the NPMSB compound. A scenic bridge crossing the southern part of the lake leads to the museum's reception hall on the second floor.

Inspired by three traditional Chinese painting styles—thick ink, "flying white" and ink wash, the NPMSB compound is divided into the sturdy space for display and archival purposes, and the fluid space for public receptions and walk-throughs. Elements of Chinese, Indian and Persian cultures are woven into a tapestry of Asian civilizations here. The museum building's two streamlined masses remind visitors of the cultural symbols of dragon, elephant and horse. In continuation of the building's dynamic style, the scenic bridge looks just like some Chinese cursive script. The bridge's rhythmic passageway seems to be encouraging visitors to enter the museum, by taking a most unique and comfortable walk.

Authorized photo by Antony Liou

Open Hours

Tuesday to Sunday 09:00~17:00

Travel Information

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

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Chiayi Interchange → Prov. Hwy 18 → Gugong Blvd.

Public:

Take THSR or TRA to Chiayi Station, transfer Southern Branch of the NPM Route 106 to Southern Branch of the NPM stop.

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Accessible Transportation

Take THSR or TRA to Chiayi Station, transfer Southern Branch of the NPM Route 106 (Low-floor bus need advance reservation) to Southern Branch of the NPM stop.

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Last update time: 2021-08-24
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