Qing Dynasty Taiwan Provincial Administration Hall

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Coordinates: 25°01′56″N 121°30′31″E / 25.03222°N 121.50861°E / 25.03222; 121.50861

Qing Dynasty Taiwan Provincial Administration Hall
臺灣布政使司衙門
Local Security Garrison of Qing Dynasty Taiwan Provincial Administration Hall, 2013.JPG
General information
Type Museum
Location Zhongzheng, Taipei, Taiwan
 Republic of China
Completed 1882
Management Council of Agriculture[1]

The Qing Dynasty Taiwan Provincial Administration Hall (Chinese: 臺灣布政使司衙門; pinyin: Táiwān Bùzhèngshǐsī Yámén) is the former site of the Qing dynasty government yamen that ruled Taiwan. The building is located at Taipei Botanical Garden in Zhongzheng District, Taipei.[2] The building is the only office of the Qing dynasty remaining in Taiwan.

History[edit]

The hall was built in 1882 during Qing Dynasty rule of Taiwan.[3]

Function[edit]

The building served as the site for Qing dynasty government treasury affairs, military payment and residential quarters for the central government officials in Beijing on their inspection visits to Taiwan.

West gate of the hall under Qing rule

Transportation[edit]

The building is accessible within walking distance South from Xiaonanmen Station of the Taipei Metro.

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