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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei

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Surrounded by landscaped gardens and manicured walkways, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is dedicated to the country's former president and military leader. Better known as Jiang Zhongzheng in China, Chiang Kai-shek ruled China from Taiwan during the most of the "white terror" period from 1949 to 1987. A flight of 88 stairs--one for each year of Chiang's life--leads to the entrance of the white marble neo-classical palace. See a model of presidential office with a life-sized mannequin of Chiang and his two Cadillacs. The grandiose seated statue of the authoritarian leader in the main hall is always guarded by two soldiers, whose motionless postures make them look like statues coming alive every hour with the changing of the guard ceremony. Use our Taipei vacation trip planner to add Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and other attractions to your Taipei vacation plans.
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  • Early morning walking casually stopped. That's 9 o'clock Chiang Kai-shek of the guard changing ceremony in the guide book. Most tourists at morning tours in the front row. Footsteps echoes not scrambled one stunning muscular and indoor with five stars.
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  • 國家音樂廳及劇院都有不錯的表演活動可以購票欣賞,白天園內可以走走散心欣賞花草,晚上可利用外圍作慢跑運動,應花季還可以賞花喔 
  • love him or hate him, the park to remember him is nicely done in a peaceful majestic setting in the heart of a busy city. up close the hall is impressively large and the statue inside very much like A...  more »