2007 Taipei Symposium
c/o Institute of
We will arrange a
one-day trip around northern Taiwan on June 28, 2007. The tour
National Parkˇ÷Lunchˇ÷National Palace
Here we introduced
Yangmingshan National Park, covering 11,
456 hectares, is the volcanic rock formation of a height of
200-1, 120 meters about sea level. Visitors can find charming
waterfalls, picturesque lakes, terraced rice paddies, volcanic
craters, steaming hot springs and, in the springtime, cherry and
azalea blossom. Walkways and trails lead to the park's main
scenic spots, and offer ideal hiking for a couple of hours or a
full day. Mayor scenic spots have picnic and recreation areas.
The park's wildlife consists of amphibians, birds, butterflies,
mammals (including monkeys), and reptiles. The Mt. Tatun-Mt.
Chihsing area is the park's best location for bird and butterfly
More than 40 years after
its founding, Yangmingshan Park continues to charm visitors with
its natural beauty and panoramic views of surrounding Chihsing,
Shamao, Chutzu, and Chungcheng Mountains. The 61-hectare park
occupies a small part of Yangmingshan National Park, but what it
lacks in size it makes up for in diversity of flora and fauna.
Hundreds of different kinds of flowers grow here, drawing crowds
of visitors during the blooming season. Other attractions
include a pond, a bridge with a stone inscription by Wang Yang-ming
(after whom the park is named), groves of plum blossoms, and an
eye-catching fountain. The park also contains a memorial to the
1911 Revolution and Taiwan's retrocession, Lungfeng Valley,
steaming sulphur springs, and a roaring waterfall.
preserving the 7000-year cultural legacy of China with advanced
technologies; Cooperating with private connoisseurs and ushering
in exhibitions from the Mainland; Bringing the Museum's
collection to the global community and welcoming arts of the
world to the Museum. The Ch'ing imperial collection assumed by
the Palace Museum was immense in quantity and superb in quality.
Some works had been commissioned by the emperors and made by the
Imperial Workshop, representing the highest standards of
ingenuity and technical perfection. Some had been offered as
tribute by foreign dignitaries and local officials or commoners,
and the exquisiteness of such rarities require no reiteration