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National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine

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This majestic shrine honors the Republic of China's war dead. Marvel at the soldiers' precision at the changing of the guard ceremony that occurs every hour.
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No.139 Bei'an Road, Taipei 111, Taiwan
+886 2 2885 4162
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The changing of the guard is the main attraction, but the place itself is beautiful, with the stunning shrine complemented by the landscaping and setting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw a few of these shrines around the country. They are very peaceful, and this one is especially nice with the bright red pillars. There was a changing of the guard while we were there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank betsey67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Martyrs' Shrine, as everyone calls it, commemorates some 390,000 people killed in revolutionary wars involving the Republic of China (ROC) in during the 20th century, beginning with the Xinhai Revolution of 1911, which established the ROC. The reason most people visit the Martyrs' Shrine...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 23 January 2019

We arrived in time to see the changing of the guard which was quite a rite! The soldiers were young and very focussed on their job! A very interesting ceremony. The main building and surrounding buildings make for excellent photos.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phloxylady2
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Surprisingly not as popular as I think it should be, I was impressed by the beauty of this place. I believe the main building was under some sort of renovation, reason why I wasn't able to access it but for what I could see from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marta R
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The main attractions/buildings all seems to be closed/under maintenance, however the changing of the guard was quite impressive. Until the attractions are back open, don't put this attraction on the top of must do. . . however, if you have a few moments to kill...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hkfornow
Reviewed 8 January 2019

The guards change every hour. You can follow from the guard house entrance down through the beautiful grounds with pagodas, to the main building. The two new guards and the two replaced do so with such grace and precision. Intricate steps and rifle twirling,, timed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

Its a grand and somber place, set at the based of a hill north of down town Taipei. I walked through the military head quarters area from Dazhi Station on line 1 the "brown Line. It was an interesting walk of about 20 minutes. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RoddyPayne
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Don't miss this place for the Guard Changing Ceremony that takes place hourly. We've visited this place previously but the kids have not. They enjoyed the marching by the soldiers, and this is a good place to spend 30 - 45 mins to view the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChiamZH
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Our main reason for visiting was to see the changing of the guard ceremony. The ceremony takes place every hour on the hour with the last 20 minutes before closing. The soldiers are immaculately dressed with mirror finish helmets and rifles with chrome fittings. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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