Museum of Jade Art, Taipei, Taiwan

 
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Distance from city center: 5.9mi
blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 6th of October, 2010
Beauty, detail and a passion for art is what encompasses the exhibits in the Museum of Jade Art, established by artist Soofeen Hu. His concept of beauty and cultural essence that can be brought out from a simple stone and showing it to the public is what made him collect his work and establish a museum.

When you enter the building, you are already overwhelmed by the aesthetic mixture of high technology and traditional objects. The lighting, the atmosphere, all provides a magical feeling to the place and makes your visit really memorable. I will definitely never forget this experience!

Address:
Section 1, JiànGuó North Rd, Jhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 104

Price:
Admission is NT$ 250 ($8.13)

Opening Hours:
10:00-18:00 daily except on Tuesdays.

How to get there:
By subway on Muzha Line until the Nanjing East Road Station or getting off at Zhongshan Station on the Danshui Line.

On the web:
http://www.museumofjadeart.com/en/index.html

 
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