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National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine

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Address: No.139 Bei'an Road, Taipei 111, Taiwan
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+886 2 2885 4162
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This majestic shrine honors the Republic of China's war dead. Marvel at the...

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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For the highest level of Gallantry.

This site is located at a distance from the National Palace Museum, comming from there you will be passing rows of defense related buildings. The shrine is set with a huge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Makati, Philippines
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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This site is located at a distance from the National Palace Museum, comming from there you will be passing rows of defense related buildings. The shrine is set with a huge peilou where two sentinels stand guard. The main hall is 50mts or more further back where you pass another gate, then the main hall. The main hall has another... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful place. And literally the only place we felt like we had to ourselves in all our time in Taipei. Take a walk around the shrine feeling the breeze, admiring the classic architecture, and reading all the plaques about Taiwan's past. You should read the rules in the front before entering - otherwise the guard will remind you... More 

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the changing of the guards and the contrast in stories from that of mainland China. There is a lot to see here I would certainly include this in any trip to Taipei!

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting building and worth a visit and there is a lot to learn about Taiwan's history from such a visit.The architecture is different and worth seeing.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Shrine is certainly worthy of a visit as there are many good displays and there is much to learn about Taiwan's history. Come early when it is still quiet and solemn.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most visited for the changing of the guard, which is, to give credit where due, quite impressive. Otherwise, it becomes just another shrine to view, and a relatively bland one at that, although the architecture is certainly something to admire.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice to take photo when the right timing changing guards... this place near national palace museum so you can take by bus, not crowded when we visited maybe because thursday , nice photospot !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’d seen the changing of the guard at Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall and the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall. This one is a bit more impressive since the guards and entourage march the entire length of the exhibit – from the entry to the shrine itself. The Shrine has a very large set of grounds where you can see... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Close to a subway, the Revolutionary Shrine is in a quiet, reverent part of the city. Lots of tourists and pigeons but makes for some excellent photography

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was our first stop on our tour of Taipei, it was a Monday and there were no crowds. Really enjoyed the changing of the guard.

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