Former Tainan Prefectural Government building-National Museum of Taiwan Literature (原台南州廳-台灣文學館)
San Diego, California
How grand!This grand building is a delight -- both inside and out. It stands on a main traffic circle in Tainan and has some displays on the outside as well as special exhibits in the inside. Although I do not know Chinese, this grand structure attests to the high esteen with which literature and literary life is held.
Hong Kong, China
Anne and Ama exhibitCame across this museum by chance and I couldn’t help myself to come visit since I’m an avid war history fan, and Anne Frank is a living history from that period, it’s a cool comparison between the west and east, both suffering due to the war - Anna from the nazis and Ama(a group of women who were forced to be sexual slaves for the Japanese army). Great reading, but those don’t know chinese would’ve had a hard time following because most are in chinese only.
Impressive building from the outside, inside only for literature fansThe building makes an interesting picture, especially in the evening when it’s a facade is being highlighted with spots. Go inside though it’s not that spectacular, there are different areas with of course the focus on literature, if you are not a diehard literature fan, you may be disappointed.
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Beautiful buildingThe museum suits book lovers and those who can read Chinese. I cannot read Chinese but enjoyed the architectural beauty of the building. It is large and well preserved. There is a nice cafe attached to the museum.
Excellent museumExcellent museum. Entertaining and educational. Maintained quite well. Worth a visit. Close to many other attractions.
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