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Lin Antai Historical Home

In the 19th Year of Chien Lung Period in Ching Dynasty (in 1754 Lin,ChinMing also known as Lin YaoKung), a native from An His City of Fukien Province, had led his families to sail across the Strait to Taiwan. First settled at Tamshui, then moved to Linkuo Chuang. Through trying very hard to be industrious and thrifty, he had finally bought some farming

lands and

real estates.

Due to being

operation,

his fourth son

Lin, ChinNeng

good at business also known as Lin,

HuiKung operating

a

had opened a "Jung shipping company and

Tai Shop" in

Mengchia

a grocery store

to engage

in

import

and

export

trade,

then

and

there,

his

business

was

very

successful.

After

accumulating

his

wealth, he had built a big house at where No.141 of house was completed in about the 48th to 50th Year of

Szuwei Rd. Chien Lung

lies now. The main building of this Period in Ching Dynas 1783~1785).

In the 2nd to 3rd Year of Tao Kuang Period in Ching Dynasty

1822~1823

the "Hu Long" in its both

sides had been finished one after another. In order to remember hometown and think of his origin, Lin, Huikung had named his house as "An Tai", with "An" named after An Hsi City of Fukien Province

and "Tai" after "Jung Tai Shop". It has been one of the oldest house existed in Taipei City for now.

No.5, Binjiang St., Taipei

By MRT: Take MRT to Yuanshan Station, Zhongshan N Rd. and a 30-min walk.

cross the

Tue-Sat 09:00~21:00,Sun 09:00~17:00 Closed on Monday and National Holidays

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