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Presidential Office Building

No.122 Chungking South Road, Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2311 3731
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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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No.122 Chungking South Road, Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2311 3731
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the history of Architecture... great building and history... it is also a great place to visit and have some photos.

Thank n_alunan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the monthly open-house day, so we didn't need to book a tour. There was a very long queue but it moved quite quickly, considering how long it was. Remember to take ID for entry. The outside of the building is beautiful and...More

Thank TrueHotelReview
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Located at No 122 Section 1 Chongqing South Road, you can take the MRT red line to the NTU Hospital Station, or green/blue line to the Ximenjieyun Station. Completed in 1919 it's a beautiful building in rust color and white, and heavily guarded. There are...More

Thank SoloTraveler999
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

You can visit the Presidential Office Building but you are being supervised by a guide. This guide was doing his best to speak English but it was hard to understand him. He said also always the same things and the same stories in the different...More

Thank Jonas D
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We went to visit it during the weekend, and it was unfortunately closed. There were armed guards outside 'protecting' it though. Impressive looking building, but again, we couldn't go inside.

Thank crablover2
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Awesome architecture. Bang on main streets. Walkable about 15 minutes from Taipei Main Station. Has very high security. On external photography from allowed.

Thank rrtushar
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Looks very impressive but it's only open from 9 am to 11 am and the guards look very serious . So didn't get inside Wasn't even allowed to take a photo of the building . Was told to cross the road and take photo from...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Presidential Building is nice and present a style that you don't find much in the rest of the city. The red brick is nice. There is armed guard around the facility which add to the importance of the place.

Thank Florian H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This building was constructed to house the Governor General of Taiwan during the Japanese occupation but now it is the Presidential Office building and is one of the most recognisable in the capital. I did not have time to take a tour but i believe...More

Thank palawandave
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The architecture of this building is almost overwhelming, in comparasion to the other buildings in Taipei. It was a beautiful structure.

Thank Susan L
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