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Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show makes Taipei beautiful again

Christian Fernsby |
Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show is the largest chrysanthemum show in autumn in Taipei.

Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show presents different themes every year with Da-Li chrysanthemums, chrysanthemum sculptures, all kinds of big and small chrysanthemums, and decorations. Meanwhile, art events will be held at Shilin Residence on holidays. Additionally, you may enjoy shops in Shilin area.

Located in Shilin District of Taipei City, Taiwan, Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Official Residence served as the last residence of the former President Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife Madam Chiang for over 25 years from 1950 through 1975.

Occupying an area over 1,200 square meters, the Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence is designed of 2 areas, including the main mansion and botanical gardens.

The Shilin Official Residence is not only an excellent site where histories are revealed for visitors to learn the real history of Taiwan, but also the perfect spot for horticulture as Shilin Residence has a number of gardens, including both Chinese and Western style.

The inner garden features Chinese style garden, bridges, fountain, pavilion, bamboo, and hibiscus, while the outer garden is comprised of Western style architectures and gardens include XinLanTing, Victoria Chapel, European and Rose gardens, as well as an outdoor square for music and recreations.

When: Until December 15

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