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Holdover from the colonial era

This handsome building is a relic of the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945). It is situated on the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Jeffry B
,
Melbourne, Australia
Open: Only every first Saturday or Sunday of the month

Don't waste your effort to come here unless you've checked the website. It is only open to the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
drbackpain
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PGH
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“baroque style” (3 reviews)
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LOCATION
No.1, Ketagalan Boulevard, Taipei 100, Taiwan
CONTACT
+886 2 2348 2999
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This handsome building is a relic of the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945). It is situated on the governmental area, near Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). MOFA often use it to host official functions. I have been a guest there, it is a most attractive building...More

2  Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Don't waste your effort to come here unless you've checked the website. It is only open to the public on the first Saturday or Sunday of every month.

2  Thank drbackpain
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

I was there to try my luck, but all I manage to see is the wall and a glimpse of the inside. It was not open on a weekday at 11am and I don't think it would be. Consolation is that at least I manage...More

1  Thank nemesisvv
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

A fascinating Baroque building with an interesting history some of which is outlined on a large sign at the gate. I just happened by and with no tour guide wandered round. You get a feel for how it worked with VIP guests but there is...More

1  Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Taipei Guest House is opened to public on the first of January (without admission), so I went there this year for sketching. The building structure and design are beautiful (Baroque style), and there's a nice garden in front of the building where we could sit...More

1  Thank TerriJTaipei_Taiwan
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

A good experience for visit with quality guided tour. The architecture is rarely seen in Taipei so this is definitely a good explore.

1  Thank kchung99
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

The building was built when Taiwan was ruled by Japan.A Touch of Green, a Taiwanese TV series portraying the Chinese civil war was filmed here (highly recommended). I hope Tim Burton can film a movie here.

Thank Andrew6668
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This pavilion is located near south of Taipei station. This was built in 1901 by Japanese architects. However complete western style called baroque. And in this pavilion some rooms are mixed western and Japanese taste. Some furnitures are very interesting because very detailed design with...More

Thank Hiroshi317
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is a Baroque style building which was built by Japanese.Here served as the residence of the governor-general during the Japanese occupation period. If visitors want some Western style building in Taipei, this is a place where you can't miss. Unfortunately, this guest house just...More

2  Thank MonikaGS01
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Meiko and I went here by the restaurant staff's highly recommand. It,s very closed to Taiwan Presidrntial Office and Chiaing Kai-shek Memorial Hall . I was so impressed with the maintainess here and gorgious building construction .It's a nice place for visit.

1  Thank 1013mimiko
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Response from nemesisvv | Reviewed this property |
There is an official site but I am unable to load it though...: tgh.mofa.gov.tw
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