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Lin Antai Old Homestead

Pinchiang Park, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2598 1572
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Cool Piece Of Taipei History

I expected it to be more of a home home. I thought there were actually rooms you could tour with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oroville, California
Missing context

Lin An Tai Historical House and Museum was one of the first tourist sites I visited in Taiwan... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Toronto, Canada
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One of the few remaining old Taipei homes, this charming building was meticulously dismantled and rebuilt on new land in 1984.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“feng shui” (6 reviews)
“rock garden” (2 reviews)
“ponds” (2 reviews)
Pinchiang Park, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2598 1572
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I expected it to be more of a home home. I thought there were actually rooms you could tour with a guide, but there just these small halls displaying period items, but still interesting none the less. The actual home is not very big. That...More

Thank RealTravelman
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Lin An Tai Historical House and Museum was one of the first tourist sites I visited in Taiwan. Regrettably, I was unable to explore the grounds with a tourist guide and was thus left to piece together the significance and history of the site using...More

1  Thank michaelpatrickfr2017
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This was originally built over 200 years ago. For one reason or another, it was not considered an historical site and was subsequently moved and expanded in 2000. For a tourist, you get a sense of what a wealthy man would have built for his...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a lot of fun on our visit here. There were some fun caves for the kids to walk through, and I loved the greenhouse and cool clock. There was a very pretty bridge and the boys jumped over it. We took a bus...More

Thank katieprov19
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It had been several years since we last visited the Lin An-Tai old homestead. What a surprise! What originally was just an old house has now been expanded to include a garden and pond, as well as a "climbing hill" in the front. Add to...More

1  Thank CoopTW
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This is a really nice place to visit if you want to avoid the masses of people and want to have a look at traditional Taiwanese houses. The little park invites for a stroll while the house shows how people lived in the past. It...More

2  Thank Lara H
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scene with authentic building. Nice stone carvings and a little waterfall to shut off the mind for a moment and escape the daily rush. Beautiful location for photoshoots, though is that not a secret and there are alot of them, which is nice to...More

Thank Felix W
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This traditional house in Fujian style was build during the Qing dynasty over several generations according to Feng Shui criteria. It was reconstructed in its present location in 2000. The pavilions are well kept, with some interesting furniture. Beautiful garden, with moon & crescent ponds,...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Nice place for photography, full of history. Interesting things to see, especially rock mountains, must see!!!!!!!!!

Thank Michaela A
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Interesting to tour house and gardens of "old taiwan". While it doesn't look luxurious by Western standards, seeing it gives a glimpse into how the 1% lived in old Taiwan. Go only if you can approach it with that mindset...

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