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New Taipei City ─ Lin Family Mansion and Garden
Lin Family Mansion and Garden-
Lin Family Mansion and Garden is ranked as a class two historical site in Taiwan.Located in Banciao, New Taipei City (Taipei County), Lin Family Garden is said to best represent the style from southern China in its architecture. Lin Family Mansion and Garden is now open for touring and is a great way to learn more about the history of the time.

The Lin Family used to be one of the most powerful and influential families in Taiwan, they played an important role in the Taiwanese society during their lifetime. The Lin family started their agriculture business in rice, tea, and camphor, and had owned the largest area of land in Taiwan. The Lin Family continued to expand their business and ended up becoming the richest family in Taiwan. They are not only succeeded in their business, but also participated in the development of Taiwan economic infrastructure. They were one of the main planners of some major cities in Taiwan.

For more information on Lin Family Garden, please visit

No.No. 9, Ximen St.,, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

scenery features:

Located in Banqiao, New Taipei City (Taipei County), Lin Family Garden is an important historical site representing the horticulture and gardening cultures of Taiwan. With massive detailed works and designs, the beautiful garden was not fully established until 1893.

opening hours:

Opening Hour: 09:00 – 17:00
Closed on Chinese New Year's Eve and Chinese New Year

service facilities:

Group Reservation:
1. A group of more than 5 persons can make a group reservation three days before the visit.
2. The group’s arrival time has to fit in the guided tour schedule.

additional activities:

Introduction Video Screenings:
Introduction on the Ben-Yan Lin’s Family Abode and Garden
Running time: 18 minutes
Location: Dingjing Hall

Language: Chinese, Taiwanese, English, Japanese, Korean, Hakka. Can ask the staff member to change the language.

expenditure brief:

Since August 1, 2017, the ticket fees, NT$ 80
The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.

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By Car :
1. National number 1 highway(國道一號), exit Wugu offramp(五股交流道), connect to Tai 2 route(台2線), turn right on Siyuan Rd(思源路), towards Dahan bridge(大漢橋), turn right on Wenhua Rd(文化路), along Minchuan Rd(民權路), Gonguan Rd(公館路) and Ximen Street(西門街) to reach.

2. National number 2 highway, exit Banciao offramp, along Wenhua Rd(文化路), along Minchuan Rd(民權路), Gonguan Rd(公館路) and Ximen Street(西門街) to reach.

By Bus :
1. From Taipei City, take bus route 264, 307, 701, 702 to Lin Family Garden stop(林家花園站) to reach.

By Train :
1. Exit New Banciao Station(板橋新站), walk along Ximen Street(西門街) to reach.

By MRT :
1. Take MRT Bannan line(板南線捷運), exit Xinpu station number 1 exit(新埔站出1號出口), transfer to bus route Blue 16(藍16) to reach.