Encompassing a kilometer-wide area surrounding Feng Chia University, Feng Chia Night Market is the largest night market in Taichung, and also one of the largest in Taiwan. Including Wen-hua Night market, Fengjia Road, Xitun Road, Fuxing Road, Beacon Sun Plaza, and all the alleys in-between, as many as 30,000 visitors pass through the market on weekends.
Filled to the brim with creative snack foods and trendy accessory stands, Feng Chia Night Market is a sensory feast for both the eyes and palate.
National Taichung Theater
The National Taichung Theater is an architectural marvel designed by the internationally acclaimed Japanese architect Toyo Ito. Inspired by the operas performed within, the theater's curved walls, interconnected "caves", and water curtains combine to form a unique performance space that blurs the boundary between performance and venue.
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Maple Garden is one of the most famous scenic spots in Taichung. Located next to Taiwan Boulevard, it is a 3 hectare green-space in the heart of the city, complete with a pond, trees, and bridge observatory. Equally stunning during both daytime and nighttime, Maple Garden is a excellent spot for a relaxing stroll.
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The Calligraphy Greenway is a 3.6 km-long urban green space connecting several cultural landmarks including the National Museum of Natural Science, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, CMP Block Museum of Arts, and Civic Square, as well as a plethora of art galleries, restaurants, and shops.
With an atmosphere that ranges from tranquil to bustling, the tempo and movement of events is reminiscent of Chinese calligraphy.
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The Rainbow Village in Nantun, Taichung was originally a military housing complex. Falling into disrepair and facing demolition, one retired soldier was able to reinvigorate the village by slathering its walls and roads with a spectacular coat of paint. Acquiring the nickname "Grandpa Rainbow", Huang Yongfu was able to save his village by transforming it into a popular tourist attraction and generating thousands of petitions to preserve the site.
National Museum Of Natural Science
The National Museum Of Natural Science is located in Taichung City. Since opening its doors in 1986, the museum has expanded to include six multimedia theaters (Space Theater, 3D Theater, SOS Theater, Bird's Eye View Theater, Environment Theater, and Multiuse Theater), a Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse, and a Botanical Garden, making it one of the largest educational centers in the country.
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Dakeng Scenic Area
The Dakeng Scenic Area is located on the east side of Taichung, opposite Dadu Mountain. Containing 10 different trails running over emerald hills, it is common to encounter locals peddling food and beverages to passing hikers. Early-risers may be able to catch a glimpse of the Formosan Rock Macaques that call the area home.
Hou-Feng and Dongfeng Bike Paths
The 4.5 km-long Hou-Feng Bikeway was built along the old Mountain Railway Line. Connecting the Houli and Fengyuan districts, the bike path goes through an iron bridge over the Dajia River and the old No. 9 railway tunnel.
Crossing the Hou-Feng Bikeway is the Dongfeng Bicycle Green Way. Around 12 km in length, Dongfeng Bicycle Green Way Green was the first biking trail made from a disused railway line in Taiwan. It features lovely scenery that exudes Hakka charm. Tree planting along the trail has made it a green corridor that perfectly complements the Dajia River that runs beside it.
Since it was opened in 1903, Taichung Park has been an important Taichung landmark. The Park has a man-made lake, pavilions, arched bridges and other landscape features, as well as an outdoor stage, children's playground, tennis courts, and other recreational facilities, making it suitable for the whole family.
Since the Park is located in central Taichung and is easy to get to, it is a popular family destination during weekends and holidays.
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Wufeng Lin Family Mansion
The Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden is the collective name given to the garden and residences of the Wufeng Lin family in Wufeng District, and consists primarily of the Upper and Lower Houses and the Laiyuan (Lai Garden).
The Laiyuan was built by Imperial Scholar Lin Wenqin for his mother and became famous throughout Taiwan as the Lin Family Garden.
In the years since it was first built in the Qing dynasty, the style of the buildings has changed considerably, now featuring an eclectic mix of Chinese, Western, and Japanese styles.
The Gaomei Wetlands are located on the south side of the Dajia River Estuary in Qingshui. Over 120 bird species have been recorded here. It is an important ecological conservation area which has both mud flats and sand beaches, and is also connected to the estuary's swamp area.
The wetland contains a rich variety of flora and fauna, and also offers beautiful sunsets over a unique man-made landscape including Gaomei Lighthouse and wind turbines.
Dajia Jenn Lann Temple
Dajia Jenn Lann Temple is one of the most famous Mazu Temples in Taiwan. It has over 200 years of history, and is filled with pilgrims all year long.
The annual inspection tour held every March has become a world-famous religious ceremony attracting domestic and international tourists. It is the scenic spot that best represents Dajia District. The violet jade statue of the goddess Mazu in Jenn Lann Temple and the Golden Mazu in the basement of the Mazu cultural museum are the treasures of the temple, and the temple as a whole is considered to be one of the three treasures of Taichung.
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Guguan Hot Spring
Guguan is situated amidst rugged terrain, with high mountain peaks reaching to the sky. The hot springs flow from between the rocks at the foot of the mountains all year round.
Due to the high sulfur content, the air is filled with the pungent smell of sulfur when close to the springs. It is said that after bathing here, the Meiji emperor of Japan had a son, leading to the springs being nicknamed “Son Springs”.
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Lishan Scenic Area
The Lishan Scenic Area lies on the western section of the Central Cross-Island Highway, adjacent to Shei-Pa National Park and Taroko National Park, and includes three main recreational systems: Guguan, Lishan, and Siyuan Yakou.
Siyuan Yakou is located on Provincial Highway A. Take the highway, passing through Huanshan village, to visit Wuling Farm. Here you can experience indigenous Atayal culture as well as see the rare Formosa landlocked salmon, and breathtaking vistas.