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National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

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Belinda's pictureby Belinda History & Culture travel tip
added on the 5th of October, 2010
You can't get enough of this museum, it is so amazing. We spent almost a half day inside the National Palace Museum and we still felt we could have stayed a longer.

The museum has an outside garden and the three exhibition buildings. For me the Jade carvings were the most beautiful exhibits but I also liked the ivory sculptures from the Ming and Qing dynasty, the details and care they were made with was astonishing.

Don't miss this amazing museum, and try to go on a Sunday if you'd like enter the museum free, though be prepared, it will be pretty crowded that day.

221 Chih-shan Rd., Sec. 2; Shih-lin, Taipei 11143,

NTD 160/person ($5,2), Sundays is free.

Opening Hours:
Every day 8:30am to 6:30pm. (Saturday until 8:30pm)

How to get there:
By subways, bus or car.

On the web:

Taipei Red HouseDihua Street
History & Culture

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