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Guest House of Imperial Envoys
General information
LocationZhongzheng, Taipei, Taiwan
ManagementTaipei Botanical Garden[1]

The Guest House of Imperial Envoys (Chinese: 欽差行臺; Wade–Giles: ch'in ch'ai hsing t'ai) 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.


The hall was built in 1882, late in the Qing period.[3]


The building served as the residential quarters for Qing government officials in Taipei on their inspection visits to Taiwan.

West gate of the hall under Qing rule


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

See also


  1. ^ ":::臺北市政府觀光傳播局 臺北旅遊網:::". taipeitravel.net. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
  2. ^ "Taipei City Government ─ Qing Dynasty Taiwan Provincial Administration Hall". Taipei.gov.tw. Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  3. ^ "Qing Dynasty Taiwan Provincial Administration Hall, 臺灣布政使司衙門, Yamen, Taipei Botanical Garden, 台北植物園, Nanhai Academy, 中央圖書館教育資料館, Zhongzheng District, 中正區, 臺北, 台北, Taipei, Taiwan, 臺灣, 台灣, 中華民國, Republic of China | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. 2014-01-08. Retrieved 2014-05-07.