Shilin Official Residence, Taipei
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
The Shilin Official Residence is the former residence of late Republic of China President Chiang Kai-shek located on Zhongshan North Road in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.HistoryDuring the Japanese Colonial era on Taiwan, it was the location of the Shilin Horticultural Experimental Station. After the Republic of China lost the Chinese Civil War in 1949 and retreated to Taiwan, the property was requisitioned to the government and transformed into the residence of Chiang Kai-Shek and Soong Mei-ling by architect Yang Cho-cheng. Construction was completed by the Continental Engineering Corporation In the early days of the Republic of China on Taiwan, the residence was heavily militarized, fortified, and closed to the public. Since 1996, it has been open to the public and is a popular place for viewing the gardens. The gardens include both Chinese and Western style horticulture. In addition to the gardens, the official residence includes the former home of Chiang Kai-Shek and Soong Mei-ling. The official residence home is a two-story western style home. The official residence house is currently opened to the public as of January 2, 2011. In addition, the grounds also include Madame Chiang Kai-Shek's former Cadillac limousine, Chiang Kai-Shek's personal Victory Chapel, and the Xinlan Pavilion (新蘭亭) with inscription by Yu Youren which hosted Chiang's birthday celebrations. Former President Chen Shui-bian revealed that the grounds contain a hidden tunnel that connects to the Presidential office in downtown Taipei.Work out when and for how long to visit Shilin Official Residence and other Taipei attractions using our handy Taipei itinerary maker.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
士林駅から徒歩１０分ほどのところにある広大な敷地。その中に士林官邸があります。かつて台湾を治めていた蒋介石の邸宅で、書斎やダイニング、寝室などがそのままの形で保存されていました。内部は撮影禁止というのが残念なところ。A vast site located about a 10-minute walk from the Shihlin station. The Shilin official residence. Once ruled Taiwan Chiang's residence, was stored in the form of the den, dining and bedroom. The place inside is prohibited but unfortunately.show original
If you love flora and fauna and gorgeous gardens, then I recommend that you visit this attraction in Taipei's Shilin District. This garden is one of the best kept gardens I have ever seen. The variety... read more »
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Are you the owner of this business? Click here for promotion tips.