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National Palace Museum

Museo del Palacio Nacional

Museo del Palacio Nacional

National Palace Museum (No. 221, Zhishan (Jhihshan) Road, Sec. 2, Taipei City) — this museum (known as the “Louvre of Taiwan”) houses the world’s largest collection of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans China’s nearly 5,000-year history. Most of the museum’s over 600,000 art objects were part of the Chinese imperial collection, which began over 1,000 years ago in the early Song dynasty.

Admission: NTD$350 (adult), NTD$150 (students), free for the disabled and students under school age. Hours: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm (daily).