Tagged: History

The Red House (紅樓劇場), Ximendeng Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan 15

Taipei: The Red House of Ximen

Built in 1908 during Japanese rule and designed by Japanese architect Kondo Juro, it was originally a market building but was used as a theater from 1945 onward. It was renovated due to a fire in the 2000s. The Red...

228 Peace Memorial Park 二二八和平公園 Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. 0

Taipei: 228 Peace Memorial Park

Located at the city downtown, the park is a great place to rest and to stroll on its grounds. The memorial park is dedicated to the victims of the February 28 incidents where dissidents seeking freedom from tyranny were persecuted...

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 11

Taipei: Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

The most prominent national monument and historical landmark, the National Chaing Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (國立中正紀念) was built in honor and as a memorial to the former military leader and the President of the Republic of China (aka Taiwan), Chiang Kai-Shek....

Aquino Museum, San Miguel, Tarlac City 7

Tarlac City: Go Yellow at Aquino Museum

Located just meters away from Luisita Commercial Complex in Barangay San Miguel, Tarlac City. Inside is a vast, rich repository of information, photos, and memorabilia of the Aquinos – most notably Cory and Ninoy. The museum is full of information...