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Rainbow military housing

Posted Date:2016/07/13 23k


The rainbow military housing is in Nantun, Taichung. One of the retired soldiers paints on the wall with paints. However, the housing is facing problem of dismantling for the government’s city plan. There are over 3 thousands of people supporting the rainbow military housing in only 2 days. The retired soldiers started to paint since September, 2008. He paints his dream out on the wall and brings a new life to the military housing. As a result, many people call him Grandpa Rainbow. The spot attracts many people on weekends. The city government declared that the painting is worth to preserve and they will modify their city plan.
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Ln. 56, Chun’an Rd., Nantun Dist., Taichung City

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  • Bus stop

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  2. 259 Couples
  3. 156 Solo travel
  4. 337 Family
  5. 312 Friends getaway
  • Annarion

    Trip Type:

    Not as Crowded and More Enjoyable Than Expected

    Traveler rating:5 2019-11

    We're an Australian couple in our early 30s visiting Taiwan for the first time. We were deciding whether to visit the Village right up to the day we went fearing that it would be a tourist trap. We...
  • Alan L

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Fun destination with a touching history

    Traveler rating:4 2019-11

    If you have a few hours in Taichung this is the spot that’s well worth a visit. With only a fairly small area with a few houses connected by small laneways, everything in the “village” is over...
  • frans_di

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    Unique rainbow village @ Taichung city

    Traveler rating:5 2019-11

    Unique rainbow village @ Taichung city with their history Details ornament of rainbow village, so exciting Many travellers take photo cause of its unique and special ones villages Many good...
  • kirstenbaongan

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    Creative paintings

    Traveler rating:4 2019-10

    It’s a small area with painting houses, really creative, attracts so many tourists. It’s free entrance. There are small coffee shops and souvenirs shops. Take bus from Taichung HSR Station.
  • smurfzas

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    Friends getaway

    Awesome. A Great & outstanding Art

    Traveler rating:4 2019-11

    Worth visiting & fun especially for people who appreciates art. Instagrammable worthy place . Meet & Greet with the artist, Grandpa Huang. There is a small cafe & souvenirs shop .

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