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National Museum of Taiwan Literature

No.1 Zhongzheng Road,Zhongxi District, Tainan, Taiwan
+886 6 221 7201
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Free but not much in English

This is a museum on Taiwanese literature so it's not surprising it didn't mean much to me but they... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Dennis T
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London, United Kingdom
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the best in Tainan

The Japanese built building itself is a treat, lots of history and well laid out, the only thing... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Samuel C
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No.1 Zhongzheng Road,Zhongxi District, Tainan, Taiwan
West Central District/ North District
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a museum on Taiwanese literature so it's not surprising it didn't mean much to me but they do make the effort of having general descriptions on subject areas trsnslated so there are some things to spend a bit of time on.

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Japanese built building itself is a treat, lots of history and well laid out, the only thing that gets me as in most of many museums in Taiwan - the lack of English in their display...if you can read Chinese it's a five star...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The building is a beautiful building in European style. Inside they tried to partly keep it how it used to be. It is very cool to see that already at the beginning of the 20th century they had very elaborate window opening and closing systems....More

Thank 610carmen
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The museum offers interesting topics about taiwanese culture and the entrance is free. Also they have interactive stations which is also exciting for non mandarin speakers

Thank Lutz B
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

If you can't read Mandarin then I think it would be very fast to finish this area. Anyway this is nice to visit, a kind of unique architecture building here.

Thank Tan Huy L
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I did not know that the Taiwanese aboriginals had literature until I went to does museum. Also featured is how Taiwan in literature has been influenced by China and Japan. And it even has modern literature too.

Thank Rafiq J
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This museum is a European style building bit presents the various literature collections. I like the interactive exhibition but it's a pity that the imstruction is in Chinese so only the touriats who can read Chinese can get the idea to operate it.

Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We got to learn more about Taiwan literature and how it develops throughout the history of the country.

Thank San N
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Beautiful building and also an educational museum where you can learn about Taiwanese literature and history. Recommend to all travelers, and it's good for family too!

Thank itraveler5566
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The museum displays the manuscripts of many major writers and outlines the history of Taiwanese literature. We like the sense if history and its quiet environment. But some scholars' works should not be included, for they are not great scholars.

Thank madprofessor
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West Central District/ North District
The West Central District is the most populous and the
busiest area. A lot of shops and hotels crowd the
district, and the long-standing history results in a
variety of street food. In addition to that, this
district also has the highest number of temples. This
is how it got the name “Tainan’s Pantheon.” Historic
buildings are literally ubiquitous. For example,
Hayashi Department Store, National Museum of Taiwan
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