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Rainbow military housing

Posted Date:2016/07/13 19k


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.
Rainbow military housingRainbow military housing


Ln. 56, Chun’an Rd., Nantun Dist., Taichung City

Service Facilities

  • Bus stop

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  2. 214 Couples
  3. 124 Solo travel
  4. 290 Family
  5. 260 Friends getaway
  • Danny C

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    small former army barracks

    3 2018-09

    This place is previously army barracks. Small place with souvenir shops and photo taking places. Go only if you are only on the way.
  • Road810860

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Friends from Japan to visit

    4 2018-09

    I am the local people who live in Taoyuan, Taiwan. This time I take my friends who came from Japan to here. They are both satisfied. It is a good place to take lots o picture. Welcome.
  • VanessaTran101

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    Lovely colorful village

    5 2018-09

    We had read the reviews before going so we knew it a small village. It is still beautiful though. Nice colorful paintings. We came around 8am to avoid the crowd. Worth a visit.
  • Elton H

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Beautiful, Artsy village

    5 2018-05

    Created and painted by one uncle. This place is colourful and beautiful. A lot of good spot for IG or potd and good place to bring your love one to stroll around too.
  • Edlileung

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    An unforgettable visit

    5 2018-09

    We arrived around 5 p.m after taking a trip at outskirt of Taichung. Upon arrival, parking was available next to the village. The public toilet was established right at the entrance and was clean and...

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