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History- Cultural Tour of Historic Sites

Travel days: 1 day
Category: Taipei-explore the endless possibilities
Yangming Shuwu(1hr) →Chung Shan Hall(1hr) →The Grand Hotel(1hr) →Chiang Kai-shek Shilin Residence(1hr) → Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall(1hr)
Yangming ShuwuSuggested Duration:1hr
Yangming ShuwuThis place was for a time used by former President Chiang Kai-shek as a site to meet local and foreign dignitaries and as a summer villa. Today it is one of the most important cultural-historical sites within Yangmingshan National Park, with both information materials and guide services available to visitors. This is a restful spot that offers both nature and culture, intellectual and visual nurture to those that come.
●Add:12, Zhongxing Rd.
●Transportation :
1. Take bus 260, Red 5, 230 to Yangmingshan stop.
Walk through the visitor center ( 0.6 km ) and then along the pathway to Zhongxing Rd
( 0.6 km ), then turn left down to Yangming Shuwu ( 0.8 km )
2. Take the Royal Bus Taipei-Jinshan Line, Yangmingshan shuttle bus, or S9 (shuttle) to
Yangming Shuwu stop (Meteorological Observatory stop), and then walk straight ahead
into Zhongxing Rd. toward Yangming Shuwu ( 0.8 km )
Chung Shan HallSuggested Duration:1hr
Chung Shan HallChung Shan Hall us located within Yangmingshan National Park, designed and built by famed architect Xiu Ze-lan. Long used for National Assembly gatherings, it was also used by the Premier to receive foreign dignitaries and for state banquets. Today it is a precious national cultural asset open to the public.
●Add:15, Sec. 2, Yangming Rd., Yangming shan.
●Tel:+886-2- 2861-0565
• Bus:On weekends, take leisure bus 109 or 111 to
Taipei Teachers' In-Service Education Center stop.

• MRT:To Jiantan Station, then take bus Red 5 or 260 to Taipei Teachers' In-Service Education
Center stop.
The Grand HotelSuggested Duration:1hr
The Grand HotelIn the past The Grand Hotel has been placed among the world's 10 greatest hotels by Fortune Magazine. When opened, this was the Republic of China's first-ever large-scale international, and today it remains a great Taipei landmark. The well-appointed rooms are a marriage of Eastern and Western aesthetics, and the renown of the hotel's banquet cuisine reaches well beyond Taiwan's borders.
●Add:1, Sec. 4, Zhongshan N. Rd., Shilin Dist.
●Transportation:Take MRT Danshui (Red) Line to
Yuanshan Station, take Exit 1, and take the free
shuttle at the Yumen St,bus stop diagonally across from the exit.
Chiang Kai-shek Shilin ResidenceSuggested Duration:1hr
Chiang Kai-shek Shilin ResidenceThis heritage site provides a glimpse into the lives of the former first family, and its role as a key site in the building of the ROC on Taiwan. The complex includes the main residence, reception building, Ciyun Pavilion, Kaige Hall, all registered historical relics. The style of the main building is one of simple lines, featuring a slanted roof, with wood and reinforced concrete used. The various structures sit within sprwalig landscaped gardens, making this a popular destination for both nature and culture appreciation.
●Add:60, Fulin Rd., Shilin Dist.
●TEL:+886-2-2883-6340, ext. 205 or 206

•  MRT:Take Danshui Line to Shilin Station, then walk short distance.
•  Bus:Chiang Kai-shek Shilin Residence stop or Taiwan Power Company N. Taipei District Office
stop/109, 111, 203, 206, 220, 255, 260, 285, 303, 685, 304, 310, 606, 612, 620, 646, 902,
Sanzhi-Taipei Line, Zhongshan Trunk Line, and Chongqing Trunk Line buses, S15, S16, S17,
S18, S19, M1, Red 5, and Red 30.
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial HallSuggested Duration:1hr
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial HallThis memorial hall, which soars 70 meters high, was created in memory of former President Chiang Kai-shek. To left and right in front of the hall are the Chinese palace-style National Theater and National Concert Hall. The three structures face a large plaza and are surrounded sprawling Chinese-style gardens outlines by a framing wall and corridor. The site is one of Taipei ' s most popular, for both local citizens and tourists.
●Add:21, Zhongshan S. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist.
●TEL:+886-2- 2393-2740
●Transportation :
•  Bus:CKS Memorial Hall stop and Nanmen Market stop/
3, 15, 18, 20, 22, 37, 204, 208, 214, 236, 248, 249, 251, 252, 261, 263, 270, 293, 297, 64,
648, 660, 621, 623, 630, 651, 670, 671, and Xinyi Trunk Line buses.
•  MRT:Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Station, then Exit 5.