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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 today

It is a good policy for the govenment to have guided tours open to the locals and visitors. Not only one can go inside this important historical building but one can also learn more about the history and the status quo of Taipei. It will...More

Thank HK C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been there when I went to Taipei in Dec 2016, the building is good for the architecture but you can go inside.

Thank Mike_Amornsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited without checking the schedule for open house. Consequently, nothing to do except appreciate the architecture and look at the presidential guards stationed at the doors. Good for a few photos only.

Thank Patrick294248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice architecture, just to snap photo. Photo only allow opposite of the building. Nothing much, been there done it.

Thank Leslie3663
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick meet and greet with president tsai. Tight security with no cameras allowed inside. Traditional architecture

1  Thank bcheong
Reviewed 3 October 2017

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 17 September 2017 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
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