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North Gate

Chung Hsiao West Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2314 8080
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One of the most historic building of taiwan history

The North gate is one of 5 gates built in Qing Dinasty, but the only remain original as it build... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Close to the Taipei train station

An old gate in a nice square close to the Train station. There are informative displays in the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
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3 weeks ago
“One of the most historic building of taiwan history”
26 Nov 2017
“Close to the Taipei train station”
Chung Hsiao West Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The North gate is one of 5 gates built in Qing Dinasty, but the only remain original as it build, full of interesting story inside, including the position that is not exactly at the North, like it!

Thank dhe_mulyani
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

An old gate in a nice square close to the Train station. There are informative displays in the surrounding square about how it was built.

Thank TorontoMusicman
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed at citizenM and it was a 3 minutes walk to the North Gate. We must have walked past more than 10 times over our 5 days stay. Interesting to find an ancient gate in a modern city. Beautiful sight.

Thank TiguanT
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The gate was constructed in 1884 by the Qing Dynasty and was part of the fortifications to the citadel.Today it is the only remaining gate in its original form from the times of the Qing dynasty.

1  Thank palawandave
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a truly historical an site to see in person if you are interested in history. The old gate is situated in busy road intersection and built more than 100 years ago. In 2016, the freeway overpass above it was removed, but it still...More

Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The only gate that survived the Japanese restructuring of the city. Would have been more impressive if there were more of the wall intact. Also there was construction work going on.

Thank VinoBambinos
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Three are extensive roadworks around the gate which make it inaccessible, these works look like they will be ongoing for awhile.

Thank Aprilianinor
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We happened upon this site and were underwhelmed. There are works currently being undergone around it. Nothing much to see. If it is out of your way, don't bother.

Thank mellybourke
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Taipei once had walls around the city. The North Gate is a survivor. It's quite impressive, well consgrucrd and worth look. Just watch out for the traffic, which is intense.

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

One of the few surviving gates that used to guard entrance to Taipei, this is the only one you can actually reach out and touch. There's not much here though. Just a big brick and stone structure and a nice arch. There's no access to...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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