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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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  • 342AllisonG

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Red themed colourful "village"

    Traveler rating:4 2018-12

    The houses at this area has been painted by Rainbow Grandpa when he was young, as the government decided to demolish the area. But seeing that the paintings became a tourist attraction, the...
  • Au_and_Family

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    A Colorful Village

    Traveler rating:4 2019-05

    Took a half-day Klook Tour which included this attraction. It's relatively a small place where small huts are brightly painted by an elderly man. He is present and all too willing to take a...
  • HapiTraveller62

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    Colourful Village

    Traveler rating:4 2019-05

    A painter who hail from Hong Kong fled to Taiwan where he serve the airbase. Years later, he bought a house in the village, currently named Rainbow village. Upon hearing the government plan to...
  • BooFit

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    Vibrant and Colourful - The Rainbow village

    Traveler rating:4 2019-05

    We were driving back to Taichung city, having spent 7 glorious days on a self-driving trip around Taichung. Stopped by the Rainbow Village. We parked on a side street nearby and walked to the...
  • AndrewH6332

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Most Colorful Neighbourhood

    Traveler rating:4 2019-04

    Amazing, colorful and artistic testimony of an old man who single handedly painted every wall, floor, door etc etc in this small little neighborhood. Getting there can be a bit tricky because it is...

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