The Taipei Nation's Guest House - Taipei
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Designed by Japanese architects Dougo Hukuda and Ichiro Nomura, The Taipei Nation's Guest House (臺北賓館) was residence of the governor-general during Taiwan's Japanese occupation. With this in mind, one sees how it echoes the elegantly noble architectural aesthetic of Taiwanese construction buildings under the Japanese rule.
Aside from it being a wonderful and worthwhile visiting place for architecture and history enthusiasts, today The Taipei Nation's Guest House also hosts banquets and serves as a venue for entertaining international visitors. Many consider this to be the most beautiful building resulting from Taiwan's Japanese occupation. The walls of Taipei Guest House retain an eery sophistication relished by visitors.