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.Make Taipei Guest House a part of your Taipei vacation plans using our Taipei family vacation planner.
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Taipei Guest House was built during the Japanese colony period and was the Offiial Residency of Japanese Govonor. Currently, it is managed by the Ministry of Foreign Afairsof Taiwan (ROC). The garden ... read more »
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