Chiang Kai-Shek Residence – Visitors Guide

Important Information

Entry FeeNT$100
Avg. Time Spent Here45 min
HoursClosed Mondays
Tue-Sun: 9:30 AM–12 PM
Tue-Sun: 1:30–5 PM
AddressNo. 60號, Fulin Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, 111
Chinese Name士林官邸
Part of Taipei Fun Pass?Yes

This place was the previous residence of Chiang Kai-Shek. The Taipei government opened it up to the public in 1996. Now it’s a great place to take wedding photos and has an excellent, panoramic view of Qixing Mountain.

Guests who’ve visited this place include former US president, Dwight D. Eisenhower and politician Ronald Reagan.

This place is an amazing place for botany and history enthusiasts.

What to Do

Explore Chiang Kai-Shek’s main residence building. You likely won’t spend much time here and use it as a photo ops. If you’re into history, read the signs.

Otherwise, check out these places in the Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence Park:

LocationSignificance or What to See
Garden Display GalleryNA
Shilin Garden ZoneNA
Chinese GardenNA
Western GardenNA
Oriental CourtArchitecture.
Rose GardenVarious rose exhibits.
Choral HallArchitecture
Victory ChapelA place where Chiang & his wife used to pray; fantastic for wedding photos.
Eco GardenNA
Ciyun PavilionMonument.
AmphitheaterSee if any performances are happening.

How to Get There

Take the Taipei Metro Red Line to Shilin Station and leave the station from Exit 2. Turn left on Zhongshan North Rd and continue until reaching the residence.