Presidential Office Building

sights / Architecture

Presidential Office Building information

Location
Taipei , Taiwan
Address
122 Chongqing S Rd, Sec 1
Getting there
Metro: NTU Hospital
More information
www.president.gov.tw
Prices
with passport free
Opening hours
9-11.30am Mon-Fri
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Built in 1919 as the seat of the Japanese Governor-General of Taiwan, this striking building has housed the offices of the Republic of China (ROC) president since 1949. Its classical European-fusion style includes many Japanese cultural elements, such as a sunrise facing front, and a shape in the form of the character 日, part of 日本 (Japan), as seen from the air.