"Resting on the banks of the..." Tamsui Tip by AndreasK

Tamsui, Taipei: 4 reviews and 3 photos


Resting on the banks of the Tamsui River, the <b>Hsuehhai Academy</b> is the only traditional academy building left in Taipei. Built in 1837, it was used as a military barracks during the Japanese occupation, and was later turned into a Japanese language school. Today it serves as the ancestral temple of the Kao family. Apart from the main walls, the entire building has been refitted.

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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