The Lin Yutang House









Lin Yutang was a famous Chinese and English writer, linguist, translator, and inventor. He is one of the most influential writers in his generation. Several of his stunning works included the compilation of a Chinese-English dictionary, Chinese typewriter, which Mr. Lin took decades to solve the problem of the Chinese characters was first without alphabet-based language and came out the rule for typing out Chinese characters.

The Lin Yutang House was located at the Yangmingshan (Mt. Yangming). Due to the spacious and sophisticated of this building’s architecture and décor, which has drawn many about to wed couples to choose here to shoot their wedding photographs. Inside the Mr. Lin’s house, you will find the small library keeps many Mr. Lin’s collection of his literatures and self portraits. During the day, you can enjoy a clear view of Tamshui River from a distance and Mt. Guanyin, which Mr. Lin enjoy a lot when he lived here.

featured specialties:

You Bu Wei Zhai Restaurant:
Swiss yoghurt and lemon drumsticks, Japanese roast pork ribs, homemade biscuits, chinese tea and herbal tea available.

--Minimum charge per person : TWD$100 per person, but can have TWD$20 off if the ticket of the day is shown.
--Group reservations can adjust contents of meals according to the customers.
--Available Hours: 1:30pm - 2:30pm , 5:30pm - 8:30pm
--Set Meals include soup, dessert, drinks.

Open Hours: 10:00am - 9:00pm. Closed on Mondays

opening hours:

Open Hours:
Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Closed on Mondays
Tel: +886 2 2861 3003

service facilities:

The information provided within the library are available for photocopies.

additional activities:

Venue Leasing:
For wedding photos, TWD$1,000 per use.
For commercial photography, TWD$1,000 per hour. One hour will be charged for any period exceeding 20 minutes. Commercial photography or performance photography will be charged TWD$6,000 for a full day. (Any duration exceeding six hours will be charged the rate for a full day.)
Contact: +886 2 2861-3003, ext. 16. Ms. Wei Yu-shan
Please apply one week in advance for photo shooting.
Applicant should include contact person's name and contact information at the time of application.
Applicant is responsible for the rental and cannot transfer responsibility to another person.
Applicant should provide activity proposals and schedules, and the name of the person-in-charge with contact information at the time of application.
Those who need equipment provided by the House must request it in advance.
For the purposes of preserving artifacts, exhibition spaces cannot be rented.

expenditure brief:

Adult TWD $30
Group Ticket: group of 4 or above 4 people TWD $25 per person
Senior 65 years old or above and children under 6 years old are free of charge

TWD$20 entrance fee
The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.

available parking areas:

Parking: Small parking lot opposite to Lin Yutang House
Traffic control: Small cars are prohibited at Yangmingshan on holidays from 7:00am to 3:00pm.
Visitors can take other routes at Beitou, Tianmu and others.


Public Transportation

Bus: Take 260, 303, S15, S16, S17, or Red 5 and get off at Yongfu (Lin Yutang House) station.

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