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Taipei Guest House, Taipei

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The Taipei Guest House is the historical building located at 1 Ketagalan Boulevard, Bo'ai Special Zone, Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. It’s owned by the Government of the Republic of China and used for receiving state guests or celebration activities.HistoryTaipei Guest House, designed by Japanese architects Dōgo Fukuda and Ichiro Nomura, was built from 1899 to 1901 and rebuilt by Matsunosuke Moriyama. In 1988, Taipei Guest House was designated by the government of Taiwan and administrated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan.Taipei Guest House originally was the House of Governor-General of Taiwan during the Japanese rule, at a distance of around 100 meters from the Office of Governor-General of Taiwan (is now the Presidential Building). Imperial members and heads of politics often visited here. Emperor Showa (Crown Prince Hirohito) also stayed here when visiting Taiwan. After Taiwan was handed over from Japan to the Republic of China (ROC), ROC Minister of Foreign Affairs George Yeh and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Isao Kawada signed the Treaty of Taipei here in 1953.
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  • The Taipei Guest House will always give a feeling of silence, with the historical track of the Times, and every time you walk in the architecture of the Taipei Guest House filled with ancient memories, you'll be praising Amazing's superb architectural design and construction skills.
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  • It has a history of taste, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the environment is very refined, is a very historical value of the scene, very suitable for foreign friends to participate, but please be careful not to step on the nutrition very beautiful lawn. It's a very difficult scene in Taipei.
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  • Open to public only once a month, with guided tours available. It has been around for almost 120 years with lots of history. Personally, I was more interested in its architecture and the garden. Great place to spend a few hours!
  • Just managed a "walk-by," but beautiful architecture.
  • National treasure with beautifully preserved building
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