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Rainbow military housing

Posted Date:2016/07/13 21k


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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Traveler rating:4 1127 comments Write a Review

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  5. 318 Excellent

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  1. 13 Business
  2. 242 Couples
  3. 142 Solo travel
  4. 321 Family
  5. 291 Friends getaway
  • Roadrunner_552

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Interesting paintwork

    Traveler rating:4 2019-03

    A small attraction which can be pretty crowded if it is weekend. Nice paintwork on the wall n floor.
  • daniel8862

    Trip Type:


    Colourful small village

    Traveler rating:4 2019-04

    Very colourful village and you can basically finish the visit in 10 minutes. A lot of walls for visitors to take photo and one thing to try is the rainbow ice cream. You will met the artist if you...
  • CodFishY

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    Colorful & Happy Place

    Traveler rating:4 2019-03

    Instagram Worthy Place... But best to go on Weekdays... Went on Weekend and its SUPER CROWDED... As im bringing 2yo & 5yo so its difficult to take a proper photo when its crowded... But overall kids...
  • SaharN1208

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Cute place

    Traveler rating:5 2019-03

    I had 9nly half a day in Taichung, the place is 10 min in bus (655) from HSR. really cute and coulerful, nice thing to see and a great way ro spend an hour in Taichung:)
  • Pat P

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Interesting, colorful, and quaint

    Traveler rating:4 2019-03

    We spent about 1 hour at Rainbow Village. It's small so it won't take that much time to see everything. The artist was there too! You could get your picture taken with him. Cute items to buy although...

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