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Shilin Official Residence

Closed Now: 09:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 17:00
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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 23 August 2018
Leon L
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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 1 May 2018
ensnipe2000
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Burlington, New Jersey
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Sec. 5, Zhongshan N. Rd., Shilin Dist, Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank brienanni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 23 August 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.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Thank S B
Reviewed 1 May 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

Thank ensnipe2000
Reviewed 16 March 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

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 11 March 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

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 18 December 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

Thank Wong D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Everything was being recorded and kept nicely. They even provide you an audio machine (looked like walkie-talkie) so you could understand the building better. Nice rose garden and small little church. Walked slowly and feel the old time era! Ticket needed to visit the mansion.

Thank Beatrice L
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This is purely for adults and those who are interested in history. It gives us a glimpse into the everyday live of the man who serve in the military and politics throughout his life. No photographs can be taken inside.

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