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The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is a Taiwanese national monument erected in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China. The monument is surrounded by a park, stands at the east end of Memorial Hall Square. The structure is framed on the north and south by the National Theatre and National Concert Hall. The landmark is in white colour and the roof is in octagonal shape as well as blue in colour. The roof represents the number 8 which is considered to be traditionally associated in Asia with abundance and good fortune.

See also : Visit the Miniatures Museum of Taiwan

There are two sets of white stairs, each with 89 steps to represent Chiang's age at the time of his death and which lead to the main entrance. The ground level of the memorial houses a library and museum documenting Chiang Kai-shek's life and career and exhibits related to Republic of China-era Chinese history, and Taiwan's history as well as development. The upper level contains the main hall, in which a large statue of Chiang Kai-shek is located, and where a guard mounting ceremony takes place in regular intervals.

Visiting Hours: 09:00 to 18:00 hours daily

Address: No. 21, Zhongshan S Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan, 10048

How to reach: The nearest MRT station is Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Station serving on the Tamsui Line and the Xindian/Xiaonanmen Branch Lines of Taipei MRT system which is just an 8 minutes’ walk from the monument.

Contact: +886 2 2343 1100"

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