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National Palace Museum

No.221, Sec.2, Zhishan Rd, Shilin Dist, Taipei 11143, Taiwan
+886 2 2881 2021
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This extraordinary collection of historic art treasures, fascinating for its depth and breadth, has miraculously escaped destruction over hundreds of years. Some pieces date back to the tenth century.
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  • Average15%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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No.221, Sec.2, Zhishan Rd, Shilin Dist, Taipei 11143, Taiwan
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+886 2 2881 2021
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A place to see the taiwanese art and culture and the taiwanese architecture and can spend some nice time with your family or your friend's

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Review by DrSim001 (Dr. H.C.M. Sim). Tourists Must Visit when in Taiwan. One of the best museums in the world (if not the best) for Chinese paintings and porcelain. Many of the treasures were moved from China by the Nationalists when the communists took over...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great museum stop, just keep in mind that they don’t allow selfie sticks or books-bags inside so you must leave them on a secured locker room (cost $10) before you enter museum. Amazing collection if artwork and scrolls rich in history!

Thank iDiegø M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is located on the slope of a hill with a great park and entrance with beautiful views. The artifact collection is amazingly rich, showing the ancient history of China, the succession of imperial dynasties and art periods. For me personally the most interesting...More

Thank JulitaV
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just loved the National Palace Museum, in Taipei as it has an amazing array of great collection of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks. We were told that it is one of the largest of its type in the world and better than what...More

Thank Shubhro M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best museum to explore Chinese historical knowledge with huge amount of precious valuable Chinese antique collection. the museum management system and organized was excellent, professional and modernized, in particular some part of exhibition has changed or circulated in each certain particular period....More

Thank Huang W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Palace Museum at an early time when still not so many people were around. We spent several hours with a break at noon time for lunch. The building is beautiful with gardens well kept. The National Palace Museum has a permanent collection...More

1  Thank Ester Z
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't visit the actual museum, but I thought it was worth visiting just to see the pretty architecture! The grounds were very well maintained, and even though it was a sunday, there were not a lot of people. Would recommend dropping by before heading...More

1  Thank Brenda Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see for those visiting Taipei and spent at least an hour or more. We stayed close to two hours where we started visit on the second floor with historical documents and material of the Ming Dynasty, ceramics of the Song dynasty and pintings...More

1  Thank bsbtfdn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The National Palace Museum is great! There are some really interesting pieces in the collection. Getting there is so easy by transit. It can get really crowded so be prepared to face packed halls and battling people to get a look at the jade cabbage....More

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Klyz
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Response from olympicoscar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we took some pictures outside of the museum.
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17 April 2018|
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