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Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum

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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

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
TEL:
+886-5-362-0777
Address:
No.888, Gugong Blvd., Taibao City, Chiayi County,61248, Taiwan R.O.C
Longitude/Latitude:
120.293892/23.473708
Web:
Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum Links
Transportation:

Transportation Info

Public:

Transportation Info

Accessible Transportation:

Public︰

1.Take HSR to Chiayi station, transfer to Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Southern Branch of the NPM route(some of buses are Low), get off at Southern Branch of NPM station.

2.Take HSR to Chiayi station, transfer to Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Southwest Coast Route(some of buses are Low), get off at Southern Branch of NPM station.

Take HSR to Chiayi station, transfer to Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Guanzihling to Southern Branch of the NPM route(some of buses are Low), get off at Southern Branch of NPM station.

Please see bus schedule onTaiwan Tourist Shuttle Web.

Open Hours:

Tuesday to Sunday 09:00~17:00

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