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This ornate government building was finished in 1919, when Taiwan was under Japanese rule. Daily admission weekdays from 9 until Noon. Final admission at 11:30 am. On select weekends they are open until 4 pm.
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This lovely building was built by the Japanese and completed in 2019. Visitors can be admitted for a free tour in the morning before 11:30. It is worth it on many levels. The exhibits are informative and interesting. It is a strong statement about Taiwan...More
As Taiwan’s centre of governmental power, you would expect security to be tight around the building. The good news is..... this building is accessible for free but there will be a guide bringing you through the various ground floor rooms with exhibits about the architecture...More
The stunning red brick-white composition of this 5-floor edifice is a real standout that is just off the southwestern end of a park where the most important government ministries are located. It fronts an enormous plaza that is the site of colorful celebrations on October...More
Advice: Do not take photos near the Presidential palace from the pedestrian walk. If you take photos, the security guards will ask you to stop immediately. There is no "no photo" sign displayed anywhere. Nevertheless, it seems that taking photos is prohibited in that area....More
Well worth the trip and best part is its free! Gives an insightful view in the history of the building and Taiwan's previous presidents. Also, this yr the bldg is celebrating its 100th year anniversary called the "Double Ten" which happens on October 10th.
I would double-check Q2770BX's answer - I believe that you WILL need your passport as you can't get into the Presidential Office building without it and I don't think you can get into that post office without going through... More
I would double-check Q2770BX's answer - I believe that you WILL need your passport as you can't get into the Presidential Office building without it and I don't think you can get into that post office without going through the security check.
I was there in October and, with guards holding machine guns all over the place, had to show my passport (I don't think a regular ID will be accepted) as well as go through metal detectors to get into the building...the security was very strict.