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Zhishan Park 芝山公園

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Friday:open 24 hours




Located at the junction of Section 1 of Zhicheng Road and Yusheng Street in Shilin District, beside Shuangxi River, this vast nature Park is thoughtfully installed with ecological features and culture-historical relics. The Park got its name because its landscape is similar to that of Zhishan in Fujian’s Zhangzhou, whose people came to settle in northern Tamsui and Shilin during the reign of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty. Historical monuments abound in the Park, with prehistoric cultural icons, including those of the Dabenkeng, Zhishanyan, Yuanshan and Botanical Garden eras, as well as the enchanting history and culture of the Qing Dynasty, Japanese Colonial period and Nationalist government. There is a century-old temple “Huiji Temple” in the Park, which was built in the 17th year of Emperor Qianlong’s reign in the Qing Dynasty. In 1979, the temple was designated as a Class 3 historical monument by the Ministry of the Interior, in which the main deity is Kai-Zhang-Sheng-Wang (Sacred Prince, Developer of Zhangzhou). Due to the fact that the Park is a well-preserved historical site, many ancient trees can be found here, including the icon of the Park, a 300-year-old Camphor tree grown next to the Yunong Reading Room. The extended weathering process has caused the landforms in the Park to figure various quaint sculptural formations, such as Elephant Rock, Cavity Rock, Onion Rock, Giant Rock and Snake Frog Rock, which are all excellent geological educational materials.


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Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
The intersection between Section 1 of Sec. 1, Zhicheng Road and Yusheng St, Shilin Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Opening Hours

Sunday open 24 hours
Monday open 24 hours
Tuesday open 24 hours
Wednesday open 24 hours
Thursday open 24 hours
Friday open 24 hours
Saturday open 24 hours

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets


Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Zhishan


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  • 619jeffry

    Essendon, Australia

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    Japanese people find this interesting


    Zhishan Park has a site commemorating the death of six Japanese teachers during the Japanese colonial period (1895-1945). The monument and graves commemorate the beginning of modern education in Taiwan. The commemorative inscription was vandalised but has now been restored. Zhishan Park is often visited by Japanese people making a trip to Taiwan. The native Taiwanese often view the Japanese colonial period with a sense of nostalgia. The park is about a 15 minute walk from the Shihlin MRT station on the Red line..
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  • umasswang

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  • shirokuma23

    Tokio, Japón

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    六士先生の記事を見て訪問しました。六士先生の お墓自体はお寺の脇の遊歩道の奥にひっそりとありました。少しわかりにくいですが、お寺に向かって右側にある脇道をさらに奥へ進みます。いくつか別れ道がありますが、右奥へ進むとお墓があります。しかし、もう少し右奥へ進むと資料館があり詳しく内容を知ることができます。資料館は無料で中に入れます。亡くなった先生が非常に若い人が多かったこと、歴史の認識は立場によって違うから認め合う必要があることを知りました。そして台湾に観光に来るならぜひここを訪れて欲しいです。近くには赤い提灯が並んだお寺への階段や街の眺めが綺麗な高台、バナナも見られる植物園など盛りだくさんです。芝山駅から便利で、そごうやしゃれた喫茶店もたくさんありました。途中には別の公園もあって散歩には最適です。オススメの観光スポットです。

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