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Rainbow military housing

Posted Date:2016/07/13 22k


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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  1. 15 Business
  2. 255 Couples
  3. 150 Solo travel
  4. 330 Family
  5. 303 Friends getaway
  • lifeofmrsean

    Trip Type:

    Must Visit Tourist Attraction In Taichung

    Traveler rating:5 2019-08

    This is one of the must visit tourist attractions for all travellers visiting Taichung. It is full of cultural heritage and you may even be lucky enough to meet the artist, Mr Huang Yung-Fu, in...
  • Carla S

    Trip Type:

    Come here for the history

    Traveler rating:4 2019-08

    I super loved the rich history of the place. Went here during my solo travel to Taiwan and made sure to drop by. This village was saved from demolition back in the day because Huang Yung-fu (aka...
  • Hannahnercs

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    I'M IN AWE

    Traveler rating:4 2019-07

    we visited in the afternoon and there's a lot of people, i would recommend to visit in the morning. not much activity can be done here other than taking pictures here and there, photo opt with...
  • charwu

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Rainbow village

    Traveler rating:4 2018-12

    The village are those people who came from mainland and mostly are the soldier and the their family, the village is now almost left only a few resident and the management who are elderly (around 70...
  • weepaddychan

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    Online is enough...

    Traveler rating:2 2019-07

    After seeing this on the BBC, we thought it would be worth visiting on this summer's trip back to Taiwan. We spent 10 minutes here before my five year old got bored; we weren't far behind. Lots of...

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