A Historic Home with Scenic Courtyard
Lin An Tai Ancestral House is a historical house with elaborate courtyard built in 1754 by a wealthy merchant. The site and architecture are in accordance with Feng Shui and Taoism, and provides an interesting and pretty place to explore with children. The site is also near the Songshan airport, so kids may also have fun spotting the airplanes that regularly fly overhead.
Address: No. 5, Binjiang St, Zhongshan District, Taipei City
Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM, Tues-Sun (Closed Mondays)
Phone: 02 2599 6026
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Things to do with kids:
Walk around the beautiful courtyard area.
Visit the main historic home.
Explore long hallways with many ramps and little stairs.
Check out the many interestingly shaped doorways.
Walk on walkways over a pond filled with giant fish.
Watch planes in the process of landing at the nearby airport.
Climb some stairs up to a little pavilion that overlooks the courtyard.