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Museum of MeteorologyFormer Tainan Meteorological Station (Central Weather Bureau Southern Region Weather Center) (原台南測候所(中央氣象局臺灣南區氣象中心))

Traveler rating:4 17 Reviews

Wednesday:09:00 – 17:00

4.3

Updated:2018-12-13

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Introduce

The Former Tainan Meteorological Station(原台南測候所) has an important position in the hearts of Tainan locals. It is located on what was the highest point in the center of the city, on a hill at 14 meters elevation. Due to its appearance, it was nicknamed “pepper pot” by locals; as it also has an unusual 18 radii roof, it was also called “18 angle building” It is located in front of the Southern Region Weather Center of the Central Weather Bureau and stands out in between two modern buildings. Look closely and you will see the building is made up of three concentric circles; the innermost one a white circular tower which is filled with various pieces of meteorological equipment, the middle ring is a corridor, while the outer ring is offices. Its special appearance always attracts the gaze of passersby. The Museum of Meteorology attracts a large number of tourists when the golden trumpet trees bloom March-April, the pink flowers complementing the view of Maxwell Memorial Church opposite. At night, the flowers are as pretty as nighttime cherry blossoms, presenting a scene that should not be missed.

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TEL +886-6-3459218

Address West Central Dist., Tainan City Taiwán, R.O.C

Category Historic Sites、Eco-Tour、Culture

Opening Hours 9:00~17:00 Free entry, open all year round

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Traveler rating:4.0 17 Reviews Write a Review

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  2. 4 Couples
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  • 588phis

    Bangkok, Thailand

    Traveler type:

    Business

    Under renovation

    Traveler rating:3 2018-12

    We walked past this building and couldn’t see much as it was under renovation. The exterior was covered with scaffolding and canvas.
  • fukurowalker

    Traveler type:

    家族

    小さいが迫力がある

    Traveler rating:4 2019-07

    中には入りませんでしたが外から見ているだけで満足です。日本統治時代の建物です。2003年に国指定の古跡になりました。この辺りは古い建物が残っているのでまとめて見ることができます。
  • kimnasin

    서울, 대한민국

    타이난 구 기후관측소

    Traveler rating:3 2019-03

    동그란 건물 위에 등대같은 게 서 있는 옛 타이난 기후관측소입니다. 내부에 들어갈 수 있다고 하는데 문은 열려있지 않아서 아쉽.
  • zukum

    東京23区, 東京都

    Traveler type:

    カップル・夫婦

    小さいけど独特

    Traveler rating:4 2019-06

    ロータリーから割とすぐのところにある印象的な丸い平面を持つ建物です。気象観測所時代の機械なども展示しています。管理のおじさんが日本語を話す人だったので、いろいろ説明してもらいました。
  • bakedpotatoes

    東京23区, 東京都

    Traveler type:

    一人旅

    法隆寺夢殿の上に灯台を載せたような形。

    Traveler rating:4 2019-06

    法隆寺夢殿の上に灯台を載せたような形をしたユニークな建物です。台南市内観光の目印ともなる湯徳章公園のロータリーから北に少し入ったところにあり、アクセスしやすかったです。

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