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Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

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Just as with the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, a visit to Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall was also as convenient and easily accessible through the Taipei Metro and the metro station also has the same name as the memorial hall. The entrance from the Taipei Metro Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall station was through the rear side of the memorial hall. Though Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall was not as grand as that of Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, the structure of the hall was unique and clearly and easily seen from the Level 88,89 and 91 of Taipei 101 Tower as well. The Taipei 101 Tower had the best full view from Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall too, which in fact I returned for 2nd time to get more good shots on the Taipei 101 Tower. The building architecture of the Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall replicates a Japanese temple, which was why this memorial hall was unique by itself. Of course if we take a good look at the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, it also did resembled a type of Japanese structure. There was a huge open space at the front and main entrance of the memorial hall with a water fountain and flower garden and a flag pole. The frontage of the memorial hall was also where the Taipei 101 Tower could be view in full and clear. There were 2 statues of Dr.Sun Yet Sen in sitting and standing position located outside on the right of the memorial hall and would be easily spotted when walking from the metro station. This area where the statue of Dr.Sun Yat Sen was located was a small open space with flowers decorated the rear base of the statue. Inside the memorial hall, the big statue of Dr.Sun Yat Sen, similar to that of Chiang kai Shek could be seen positioned in sitting condition on a chair. There was also 2 army personnels that guard the statue area. Dr.Sun Yat Sen structure however was not as tall as that of Chiang Kai Shek but equally provides a sense of patriotism just as that of Chiang Kai Shek and the size of the statue reflects on Taiwan government high respect and recognition of Dr.Sun Yat Sen's contributions in building Taiwan as country that deserve world's respect and admiration.

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Exit information at the Taipei Metro of Dr.Sun Yat Sen station

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Getting out from the metro station to Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

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A map of Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

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Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

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The statue of Dr.Sun Yat Sen outside the memorial hall

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Dr.Sun Yat Sen

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The statue of Dr.Sun Yat Sen

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A guard at the statue of Dr.Sun Yat Sen

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The water fountain, flower garden and flag pole at the frontage f Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

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Taipei 101 from Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

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Some historical items on display at the Dr.Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

Posted by kidd27 08:59 Archived in Taiwan

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