Guard Changing at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial – Taiwan

The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is guarded by two soldiers that stand motionless on each side of the Chiang Kai-shek Statue. The guard changing at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial takes place every hour starting at 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 PM. The basics of the ceremony is no different than other changing of the guard ceremonies. The…

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Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall – Taiwan

The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall was built in 1980 to honor the former President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and is located next to Liberty Square in Taipei, Taiwan. The octagon shaped roof represents the Chinese cultural symbolism of the number eight which is traditionally associated with fortune and wealth. The building is 76…

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Yelhiu Geopark – Taiwan

Yelhiu Geopark is a naturally formed landscape that seems like it belongs in another world. This geological site is located on the northern coast of Taiwan about a 30 minute drive from Taipei which makes it an easy daytrip if you are staying in Taipei. The Yelhiu Geopark formations were create along the shoreline for…

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