Chiang Kai-Shek memorial

by Jennifer Patience December. 31, 2007 2119 views

Head of the Kuomintang from 1925, Chiang Kai-Shek left the Chinese mainland after the communist takeover in 1949, and arrived in Taiwan. He remained as president of the ROC until his death in 1975. This monument and museum to his life was built in 1980.
There are 89 steps (signifying his age) leading up to the great hall and inside is an enormous bronze sculpture of Chiang inside.
The square outside is spacious and quite beautiful, on one side is the National Theatre, on another the National Concert Hall. The paving provides interesting patterns and a useful way of leading your eye into the picture.

And, if you look carefully you can see Taipei 101 in the distance…

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Marco Stefano Vitiello 13 years, 6 months ago

excellent post :-)

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