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The lady was nice. We had to take off our shoes and put at the designated place. The calligraphy was interesting and had a peeking into the life of the greatest artist. They have really nice souvenirs sold there. The folders and keychains are really...More
Situated in line with Beitou Hot Spring Museum, this Plum Garden looks like an ordinary house from the outside. You need to take off your shoes before the entering the house, they provide cabinets for the guests where they can leave their shoes. We went...More
Beitou is known for its various hotsprings, but in the midst of all this, there is the Plum Garden of Yu Youren.
Yu Youren was a famous politician, educator, and most importantly a reknown calligrapher across, and he lived in the Plum Garden after moving...More
It's a house. You get to see one of two floors and an tiny exhibition about the man who lived there for some time. But don't get excited, it's not particularly interesting. On the positive side: it's free.
I was in and out of this in 5 minutes. I am not sure what I was supposed to be looking at. There were a couple (very few) glass cases with stuff (in chinese) but...honestly - I have nothing to say about it.
The former home of a famous calligrapher Plum Garden is a lovely little building with examples of calligraphy inside. Friendly, welcoming staff and a good example of unusual interior architecture. Free entry too.
So it was once the house of a famous chinese master calligrapher. A well preserved house with deeply polished wooden floors, opened to all visitors to appreciate its Japanese and Western combined architectural beauty. Many visitors took a quick look and moved on. However, you...More
Stepping into this residence, you'd feel like you have walked back into the 1930s and 1940s. Looking at the building interior, the Japanese-style design, the numerous Chinese calligraphy paintings hung on the wall, you feel a sense of inner quiet and tranquility.
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