24 September 2007
Taipei, Taiwan

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (国立中正纪念堂) is erected in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China in Taiwan.

The Memorial Hall

Martyrs Shrine (忠烈祠) - Heroes who sacrificed their lives to the revolution before the establishment of the Republic of China and who fell during the Sino-Japanese war and the Chinese Civil war are worshipped here. As a respect, hats and/or sandals are not allowed to be worn here.

9 Responses
  1. naida Says:

    Wonderful photos. Its always fascinating learning about historic places, they hold so much meaning.

  2. Julia Says:

    That is a wonderful pics of the history places. I have always love to look at the place where heroes sacrificed their lives during the wars. The info fact aboiut president in Memorial Hall, interesting :)

  3. Veens Says:

    Wow, lovely pics! They are beautiful monuments :)

  4. Violet Says:

    beautiful pictures, I love the structure of Chinese buildings.

  5. Trish Says:

    Wow! The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is quite impressive. I'd love to visit China one day (add it to the list!). :)

  6. Ladytink_534 Says:

    Those are so neat!

  7. bermudaonion Says:

    I love the architecture of those buildings.

  8. Iliana Says:

    That second picture, in particular, is impressive!

  9. Alice Teh Says:

    Interesting post, Melody! I haven't been to Taipei but it's definitely a place I want to visit one day.