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Guo Ziyi Memorial Hall / 郭子儀紀念堂 Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 11/09/2016
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

A short little hike from Wende MRT Station this Memorial Hall was established in honour of Tang Dynasty statesman GUO Ziyi. Is a small Geocache to grap along the way requireing only moderate stair climbing skills.


GOU Ziyi was a Tang Dynasty staesman famous for ending the An Shi Rebellion. He was reputedly one of the greatest generals in Chinese history and was immortalized in Chinese mythology as the God of Wealth and Happiness.

This Memorial Hall was build in 1917. Despite being designated a historical heritage site in 1999 the house continued being severely neglected until 2010 when restauration work began. Since Febuary 2012 the Memorial Hall is open to the public with many exhibits of historical interest on display.

For more information on GUO Ziyi (English): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guo_Ziyi

For more information on the Guo Ziyi Memorial Hall (Chinese): https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%83%AD%E5%AD%90%E5%84%80%E7%B4%80%E5%BF%B5%E5%A0%82 and (English) http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/lang/archives/2012/04/10/2003529926/1

 

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