Taipei / Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence
Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin ResidenceLocated in Shilin District, Taipei City, Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence can be reached with a short walk from Shilin MRT Station. Embraced by abundant ecological resources and an ideal location nearby Zhongshan North Road, convenient in getting to the presidential office, it was previously the home of former honored president, Chiang Kai-Shek.
In early days, the presidential residence was a mysterious place to publics with restrictions. Today, it’s a popular place in Taipei for beautiful flowers and ecological gardens.The official residence was first opened to publics in 1996. Here at Shilin Official Residence, visitors may find Madame Chiang’s former vehicle and her favorite rose garden along green house area. The graceful gardens are popular for wedding photographs. The gardens are in Chinese and Western styles, including Shilin Garden Zone, European Garden, Oriental Court, and Choral Hall. The designs of arch bridge, curve pond, and other eastern decorations feature an old Chinese aesthetic appearance.
Other than the beautiful ecological gardens, there are several distinctive spots include the horticulture center, XinLanTing; the former place that held celebrations of Chiang Kai-Shek’s birthdays, and Victoria Chapel; where Chiang Kai-Shek and Madame Chiang used to pray and held graceful wedding ceremonies of the first family. In addition, an outdoor music-stand was installed for recreational and musical events. All visitors are invited to enjoy an aural feast while being surrounded by beautiful flowers and grand architectures.
|opening hours:||Opening hours: Weekdays: 08:30-17:00 Weekends: 08:00-19:00|
|expenditure brief:||Entrance fee: Free for all entries
The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.
1. Take MRT to Shilin MRT Station(士林捷運站), exit number 2(2號出口) and turn left onto Zhongshan North Rd(中山北路) to reach the residence.
1. Take bus route 220, 304, 260, 255 to Taibei High School stop(泰北中學站), walk 5 mins to reach Shilin Official Residence (士林官邸站).
1. National Highway No.1(國道一號), exit Taipei offramp towards Chongching North Rd(重慶北路), turn to Minzu West Rd(民族西路) and turn on to Zhongshan North Rd(中山北路) to reach the residence.
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