Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Monument / Landmark, History Museum, and Park
Zhōngzhèng Qū, 中正區
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    "massive Memorial Hall"(7 Tips)
    Younghoon S.
    "Every hour guard shift their duty and its awesome"(3 Tips)
    Alonso E.
    "Beautiful gardens, monuments."(5 Tips)
    Kelly W.
    "Amazing architecture with a lot of history inside."(7 Tips)
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  • Percie G.
    Percie Gozum3 weeks ago
    nice place
  • C
    CNovember 2
    Catch the hourly change of guard parade if you can.
  • Alonso E.
    Alonso EspinozaSeptember 3
    Beautiful gardens, monuments. They had a snoopy exhibition as well. The changing of the guard was awesome! Great for pictures!!!
  • Roma B.
    Massive place
  • L M.
    L MAugust 11
    Beautiful place with tons of history. You can even catch the changing of the guards that happens hourly!
  • J K.
    J KoflerJuly 11
    Don't miss the changing of the guards, very impressive. On a hot day, better go to the garden part, it's cooler near the pond and under the trees.
  • Bilal R.
    Changing of the guards
  • Jonathan C.
    This is one of the most impressive public museums I've ever been to, definitely worth a stop.
  • Edward L.
    Edward LeongMarch 17
    Nice botanical garden and huge open space, good for taking pictures
  • David F.
    David FJanuary 16
    Get to the changing of the guard at about a quarter to the hour for a good vantage point. The last "change" finishes, not starts, at 17:00.
  • Vickie W.
    Vickie WangDecember 28, 2016
    Don't forget to look up after the changing of the guards.
  • Benoit T.
    Benoit TraversNovember 14, 2016
    Don't miss the change of guards every hour
  • David Bryan R.
    David Bryan RamosOctober 30, 2016
    Best tourist spot in Taipei. The structures are stunning.
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongSeptember 6, 2016
    Amazing architecture with a lot of history inside. Ran by volunteers. Bonus: Check out the Winnie the Pooh Exhibition while its in town (9/18/16 is the last day)
    Upvoted Oct 3
  • Ahn B.
    Ahn BustamanteAugust 29, 2016
    One of Taipei's landmarks not to be missed. It covers a huge space but not as intimidating as Beijing's.
  • Joyce
    JoyceJuly 30, 2016
    Check the guard changing, a perfectly choreography. It happens hourly.
  • Chris L.
    Chris LeeMay 24, 2016
    Nice architecture and fun fill with historical education for the young ones and also tourist.
  • Venoth
    VenothMay 17, 2016
    Some very rare photographs are also on display. This one was taken during his visit to India. Picture taken with M.K. Gandhi.
  • Venoth
    VenothMay 17, 2016
    One of the many Cadillac's used by the man as his official state car. More like this on display here.
  • Venoth
    VenothMay 17, 2016
    Guards shift change happens hourly. Another ceremony that is worth witnessing. Mesmerising it is!!!
  • Venoth
    VenothMay 17, 2016
    The place is huge and has a beautiful architecture. I would strongly recommend history buffs to visit this place. Lots of memorabilias and artifacts surrounding Chiang Kai-Shek's life are on display.
  • Venoth
    VenothMay 17, 2016
    The National Performing Arts Centre is also within the same compound. A world class centre that has numerous international shows all year round.
  • Evelyn O.
    Evelyn OrnitdaApril 30, 2016
  • Kim P.
    Kim PhạmApril 19, 2016
    Definitely worth going through the museum. Fascinating history. They do a changing of the guards every hour as well.
  • Amanda W.
    Amanda WongMarch 11, 2016
    This is so cool and beautiful lor. If you take good pictures, then worth it!
  • Je Oah
    Je OahFebruary 4, 2016
    Worth to visit if anyone visit Taipei !
  • Siphamandla D.
    Siphamandla DlaminiJanuary 13, 2016
    If you in Taipei do visit
  • Kirn W.
    Kirn WongJanuary 9, 2016
    Good view.
  • 高手놀리밑™
    高手놀리밑™November 14, 2015
    Nice spacious place to chill and also do some photography. Best time to come is in the late afternoon and early evening
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MichiharaNovember 12, 2015
    This place is bigger than you think
  • Ayluz
    AyluzOctober 2, 2015
    It is worth a short trip but I prefer nature which is so easy to get to when you are in Taipei!
  • Cassandra A.
    Cassandra ArmijoSeptember 24, 2015
    It is really an amazing and impressive place. The guard shift is good to see.
  • Hayo B.
    Hayo BartSeptember 20, 2015
    Really love this piece of architecture, much better than Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall. Don't forget to watch the hourly changing of Royal Guards, though expect some Chinese crowds.
  • Vincent M.
    Vincent McCoolSeptember 16, 2015
    When entering the hall take a right and stand by the fan to cool down :)
  • Vincent M.
    Vincent McCoolSeptember 16, 2015
    Changing of the guards on top of the hour
  • JK
    JKAugust 30, 2015
    Landmark of Taipei. It used to be the military base during the Japanese period
  • Robin C.
    Robin ChenJuly 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Tourist hotspot. Besides the main attraction, it is surrounded by mini parks with small ponds of fish. Good place to walk I guess.
  • Miguel
    MiguelJuly 30, 2015
    Great place for photos and don't forget to check the guard change schedule.
  • Mary S.
    Mary SJuly 22, 2015
    Awesome! Free museum to learn all about Taiwan. Beautiful building and grounds. Make sure to watch the changing of the guard that happens each hour.
  • Josh A.
    Josh AJuly 12, 2015
    Beautiful place. Walk around outside in the trees and flowers. Go inside and learn about CKS. Also home to the Theater, a bookstore, some food options.
  • John
    JohnJuly 5, 2015
    Impressive monument walk the whole park, pity not so much shade
  • Gemma
    GemmaApril 29, 2015
    XINYI: Sys memorial hall mrt - lanes 240 - 280 for good stands
  • Shirley L.
    Shirley LiuApril 22, 2015
    Beautiful structure, you can also catch the changing of the guards inside
  • Mr. Spotlight
    Mr. SpotlightApril 10, 2015
    A lovely place for outdoor photography. Check the ponds by the northern and southern gates if you are into feeding fish and ducks.
  • Julia v.
    Julia von DoskyApril 9, 2015
    The history museum was interesting. The view from the highest point is worth all the steps.
  • Cheryl C.
    Cheryl CheeApril 2, 2015
    Changing of the guard is every hour on the hour in the main hall. Worth timing your visit to see this
  • Jøran Vagnby L.
    The guard change, which happens every full hour, is definitely worth catching.
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer LeonFebruary 22, 2015
    Stunning memorial surrounded by a beautiful park. Even on a busy day this is a wonderful place to go to.
  • Gary H.
    Gary HorFebruary 18, 2015
    Massive. Touristy. But still a must visit. Marvel at it all. Take a 360-degree panoramic photo while you're at it.
  • Tim L.
    Tim LeeFebruary 6, 2015
    The fourth floor outside enter enter entrance is under construction so you'll need to enter from the first floor.
  • Mario .
    Mario 🌮January 31, 2015
    Go to the information desk and ask for a WIFI Password
  • Eric
    EricJanuary 7, 2015
    Come weekend mornings to see it bustling with locals doing various activities. Come weekdays for a quieter experience.
  • Arjan T.
    Arjan TDecember 29, 2014
    The scale of this complex is breathtaking. A must-visit. Climb up the memorial building for a great view.
  • wymon j.
    wymon juckDecember 28, 2014
    just take alook
  • Lisa D.
    Lisa DingDecember 27, 2014
    Great! I love this place
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew Mark AloysiousDecember 4, 2014
    Cannot view the change of guard as they are renovating the outwall of building.
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuNovember 30, 2014
    Very impressive. If you go at the right time, you can watch the ritual of the sentries switching post at the memorial.
  • 先生 潘.
    先生 潘November 27, 2014
    Good weather
  • Nuri J.
    Nuri JeonOctober 10, 2014
    An absolute place to visit to understand more about Taiwan and their efforts toward democracy. The top floor with statue and terras looking down the city will be impressive.
  • L.J. D.
    L.J. DelPonteSeptember 28, 2014
  • Yooke
    YookeSeptember 27, 2014
    Don't miss Changing of the Guards inside the Memorial Hall
  • Jernej
    JernejSeptember 6, 2014
    Huge plaza with concert and theatre hall on each side. On the end it's memorial site. Very beautiful structures. Inside memorial hall there is a change of guards every full hour.
  • ImaCrea
    ImaCreaAugust 30, 2014
    Come here for sunrise or sunset to contemplate the flag ceremony..
  • Jas
    JasAugust 17, 2014
    This is the memorial of former president Tchang Kaï-Chek. Don't miss the guard change every hour. And feed the fish ;)
  • CNN
    CNNAugust 6, 2014
    This imposing white monument with its distinctive blue octagonal roof is Taipei’s greatest cultural landmark. The museum below has some fine Kuomintang political party propaganda. Read more
  • Aye
    AyeJune 16, 2014
    A must see while in Taipei! Feeling lucky to be able to return here!
  • Brandon F.
    Brandon F.May 8, 2014
    Worth seeing for its scope, but not much else besides the bronze statue of Kai-Shek. The weekends will have you people watching. That's when the area really comes to life.
  • Johan T.
    Johan TwelliApril 24, 2014
    It's kind of a must-go for tourists, but not really that spectacular to be honest. (btw., read Travel in Taiwan magazine to learn more about Taiwan)
  • Andika C.
    Changing of the Guards every hour. Beware of tourists from mainland China - not to be disrespectful - as a matter of fact, they're pretty rude and quite noisy.
  • Anny C.
    Anny ChenMarch 17, 2014
    Must see especially for art, history and culture buffs.
  • Jen L.
    Jen LeeMarch 3, 2014
    try Cafe Ballet's crunchy latte!
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Take time to stroll by the ponds and gardens. Get a good spot 15 minutes before the hour to watch the changing of the guard. – Green Guide Editor
  • Melinda P.
    This place is so grand. I was in awe for 30 minutes. Changing of the guards every hour and a special one at 5pm including the lowering of the flag
  • OngAndrew 翁.
    OngAndrew 翁July 15, 2013
    The monument of late President Chiang Kai-Shek
  • Theo V.
    Theo ValichJune 8, 2013
    An impressive building for one impressive person.
  • Pond S.
    Pond SamonnatApril 16, 2013
    Must visit place when u r in Taipei, Taiwan..
  • Steven C.
    Crowded with freakin loud Chinese. Makes me puke.
  • Felipe C.
    Felipe Chan WongMarch 12, 2013
    One of the must-see Taipei tourist spot. Take MRT (red/lime line) to Chiang Kai shek Memorial Hall
  • Yasuhiko S.
    Yasuhiko SawadaJanuary 20, 2013
    some maintenance construction at 2013. partly closed.
  • G W.
    G WongAugust 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Go see the architecture and exhibits and then if you get the lucky chance, visit the beautifully maintained concert halls.
  • Fenny 利.
    Fenny 利清芳July 17, 2012
    So HUGE!!! Wo Ai Taiwan!! You must visit here whenever you come to Taipei City!!! Amazing building!!!
  • Will W.
    Will WongJuly 11, 2012
    The building is under maintenance when my visit. I couldn't see the statue! T.T
  • Ernie H.
    Ernie HuangJune 18, 2012
    Great place to visit spend the afternoon
  • Ronwald M.
    Ronwald MunsayacFebruary 8, 2012
    Catch the honor guards change shifts every hour.
  • Dwight Jason R.
    Dwight Jason RonanDecember 5, 2011
    MUST VISIT: Visit this magnificent structure around 3 pm to witness the changing-of-guards ceremonies.
  • Younghoon S.
    Younghoon ShimNovember 23, 2011
    Every hour guard shift their duty and its awesome
    DHR.comSeptember 26, 2011
    This monument for Chiang Kai-shek is a must-visit. Inside, the massive Memorial Hall is where you'll learn about his life and the history of Taiwan. This place has its own MRT Station (Xindian line).
  • Mickel R.
    Mickel RobertoJuly 25, 2011
    Awesome to looked at at night
  • Myles
    MylesMarch 2, 2011
    Large plaza, 89 steps to climb, great structure
  • Yusheng
    YushengFebruary 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    There's a rarely-used post office inside the memorial hall.
  • Soojin L.
    Soojin Lee2 weeks ago
    정문 공사중!압도하는 스케일
  • xiprism
    xiprism3 weeks ago
    교대식멋짐 정각마다 하니 꼭 보세요
  • Oliver Y.
    Oliver YeungOctober 3
  • Giacson
    GiacsonApril 29
    Memoriale di non so cosa ma comunque edificio particolare che ospita anche mostre al suo interno
  • Yafei H.
    Yafei HouJanuary 2
  • 2 リ.
    2 リットルNovember 29, 2016
  • dbnet
    dbnetAugust 6, 2016
    아저씨 마이 더워?
  • Jihye L.
    Jihye LeeJune 23, 2016
    근위대식 보러갔다 땀만 사우나 처럼 흘리고 옴. 별거없네요
  • 純敏 蔡.
    純敏 蔡March 10, 2016
  • TDK
    TDKJanuary 4, 2016
  • Sugiharto G.
    Sugiharto GozalieOctober 18, 2015
  • Dr. Nelepko
    Dr. NelepkoOctober 4, 2015
    Каждый час происходит развод караула. Весело) занимайте места прям напротив входа
  • Rue S.
    Rue SATOHJune 21, 2015
    陸軍儀隊の交接儀式は 10 時から 17 時の毎正時に実施。いい場所で観たいなら、10〜15 分くらい前に蒋介石像の前に移動しておくと良い。
  • Upa H.
    Upa HornJune 5, 2015
  • Yongseok P.
    Yongseok ParkMay 4, 2015
    타이완 왔으면 한 번은 들러줘야 할 곳.
  • Eng Loon
    Eng LoonApril 28, 2015
  • Eng Loon
    Eng LoonApril 28, 2015
  • Yuka W.
    Yuka WatabayashiMarch 31, 2015
  • 득래 김.
    득래 김November 3, 2014
    근위병 쩐다~○_○;;;
  • Yves C.
    Yves ChenOctober 14, 2014
  • Takashi
    TakashiSeptember 26, 2014
  • Yoon Seong K.
    Yoon Seong KimAugust 10, 2014
    장계석총통 박물관
  • 凸肚 大.
    凸肚 大October 10, 2013
    讓公民覺醒啊~peace protest
  • Lili
    LiliOctober 10, 2013
  • Julien G.
    Julien G.October 10, 2013
  • J‘aspère L.
    J‘aspère LynnJune 8, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
  • Howard C.
    Howard ChangMarch 24, 2013
    原以為假日不好停車, 但今天上午7點左右, 在郵政總局一帶, 愛國東路上兩側的停車格倒是滿多的
  • Cockroch S.
    Cockroch ShihFebruary 21, 2013
  • Jane H.
    Jane HsuDecember 31, 2012
    臺灣元年 Happy New Year!
  • ฮายาชิ r.
    ฮายาชิ rapisuOctober 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
  • ฮายาชิ r.
    ฮายาชิ rapisuOctober 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
  • paipoi
    paipoiOctober 21, 2012
  • Minyi C.
    Minyi ChenSeptember 17, 2012
    It used to be 中正紀念堂。
  • Juan R.
    Juan RamírezSeptember 4, 2012
    Un buen lugar para leer bajo árboles.
  • maureen p.
    maureen puspitaSeptember 2, 2012
    pansanya gak nyante euyyy
  • Gigi C.
    Gigi ChiJuly 24, 2012
  • lan
    lanMay 3, 2012
    每日18点准蒋老爷子关门就寝XD 而后门前自由广场上也跟着降旗~
  • Tam T.
    Tam TamDecember 13, 2011
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    Cohei KishikawaJanuary 19, 2011
  • PatrickTaipei
    PatrickTaipeiNovember 22, 2010
  • Yoshio T. 美.
    Yoshio T. 美雄September 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
  • Cheng B.
    Cheng BettyJuly 23, 2010
  • Clark
    ClarkJune 10, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
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