Taipei - Taiwan's capital
The status of the city is not quite certain,since Communist China considers it a center of one of the Chinese provinces, and Taiwanese - the main city of the independent country. What is more important - the capital of Taiwan, Taipei beautiful, has a fascinating history, therefore, the interest of tourists continues unabated.
Today, this city is a major industrialand scientific center, it is growing rapidly. An increasing number of people, it is close to a half million. The city is famous for its unique modern architecture and the gigantic scale of the construction. To assess the scale go down enough in the metropolitan subway or take a stroll around the block Ximending.
Historical attractions on the mapthe city remained a bit, including: Northern city gate, built during the Qing Dynasty; Eastern and South Gate, however, greatly reconstructed in the days of the Kuomintang.
Special descriptions in brochures deserved memorialerected in honor of one of the political leaders, former President Chai Kai-shek. The construction has a triangular roof, typical of pagodas, traditional features inside and out. For placing of the memorial was chosen Freedom Square, where there are other beautiful architectural structures, such as a concert hall and theater. Located near the Presidential Palace.
the National Palace Museum
The most interesting photos are tourists, visitorsTaiwan's capital, after a visit to the National Palace Museum, it is true, the same name and has a museum in Beijing, so sometimes there is confusion. This is actually a repository of ancient artefacts is a museum of the Imperial Palace. According to the number of visits he is in seventh place in the world. Initially, the museum exhibits were kept in Beijing, he was later transferred to Taiwan.
Now come here every year millions of fans Chinese history, to enjoy the magnificent collections. The first attracted the attention of visitors:
- amazing masterpieces of Chinese painting;
- calligraphic works;
- Chinese porcelain;
- articles, figurines made of jade and bronze;
- ancient manuscripts, books and documents.
Museum of the National Palace - not only in the capital of Taiwan,the Art museum contains paintings and sculptural works of Chinese masters of the brush, in the main, post-war period. And in the Museum of Modern Art comes to the storage of works of genius of modern authors.