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Taichung

300 years of history, it has a geographical significance as the city that connects the North and South Taiwan economics and transportations. It is one of the top 3 cities of Taiwan, along with Taipei and Kaohsiung. As a central part of Taiwan, it is a cultural and vibrant city.

Location
Located on Mid-western area of Taiwan, 3rd biggest city of Taiwan.
Area
2,215㎢
Population
1,040,725 (2015)
Currency
New Taiwan Dollar/TWD
Language
Chinese (Mandarin),
Climate
A temperate humid climate. Average temperature for the year is 23°C and the annual rainfall average is 1,708mm.
Taichung CHINESE TAIPEI
National Museum of Natural Science
The number 1 science museum of Taiwan. Their collection is abundant. It ranges from natural history to science technologies. From vivid models to interesting attractions, visitors will be introduced to the profound and mysterious ways of ecosystem and science. Behind the National Museum of Natural Science, there is a botanical garden for your enjoyment.

AddressNo. 1, Guanqian Rd, North District, Taichung Tel886-4-2322-6940

Taichung Metropolitan Park
A park inside Taichung downtown. Its clean and beautiful Metropolitan Park offers an excellent atmosphere for wildlife to grow on. The park was built with the sole purpose of protecting and maintaining its rich natural ecology. One can witness diverse types of birds inhabiting the environment. In addition, this is where you can witness the best view of nighttime scenery in Taichung

Address407, Xitun District, Taichung Tel886-4-2461-2483

Tunghai Art Street
Near the university, there lies an Art Street along the steep hills. The area is a type of universal Art Street and is a utopia to many devotees of art. Not only are there many shops and cafes, of distinct characteristics, one can go through experiencing the philosophies of many artists

AddressYishu St, Longjing District, Taichung

Chungyo Department S
From its spacious and bright space, high ceilings, flow of human traffic, and visible green area, every design plan of the department store is focused on providing comfort to its guests. There are many resting areas throughout the store and with tea shops and cafés on every floor, one can shop with ease.

AddressNo. 161, Section 3, Sanmin Rd, North District, Taichung

Fengjia Night Market
Market area that was originally created around Fengjia University grew into one of the biggest night market of Taiwan. There are many famous franchises and drug stores along the main street, and once you enter into the alleys, the real authentic night market shows its presence. The wide roads and presence of real authentic stores along the streets are very unique.

Yizhong Street
The representative shopping area of Taichung. Department stores, large plazas, and drug stores are lined on the streets, with a large night market inside the alleys. Clothing, general goods, memorabilia shops are all gathered here, and with many restaurants located on a single street, it is a popular place to visit if you want to enjoy a peaceful meal. Due to its location beside a university and a high-school,many young adults that come to visit and therefore there are many fashion items here.

Soaking in Ku Kuan Hot Spring
A hot spring region located near the central travel road. Ku Kuan Hot Spring is the most famous hot spring in central Taiwan. A carbonic acid hot spring, there are traces of sulfur in the water, making a distinct sulfur smell. With rugged mountain terrain, most of the hot spring hotels are all concentrated on the canyons. Each hotel has a unique characteristic, from modern hotels to Japanese wooden traditional house ryokans.

Exploring Rainbow Village
An elder from Hong Kong, Hwang Yong Fu began drawing pictures on his house and the surrounding area. Soon the village became a local hot spot. With the increase in popularity, the village and the park became a conservation area and the renovation plans for the area were canceled. The elderly man is still residing in the area, and continues his mural work even into his late 90s. Inside the gift shop, one can find mural characters or colorful products and if lucky, can meet the elderly man in person.

Tasting Ice Cream in Miyahara
A century old building and its interior, operated by Miyahara, is perfectly preserved. There is a bakery inside which sells ice cream with chocolate, pung-ri-soo, and various toppings. You can still enjoy the vintage architecture and the pretty interior without having to purchase a product.

AddressA century old building and its interior, operated by Miyahara, is perfectly preserved. There is a bakery inside which sells ice cream with chocolate, pung-ri-soo, and various toppings. You can still enjoy the vintage architecture and the pretty interior w

A century old building and its interior, operated by Miyahara, is perfectly preserved. There is a bakery inside which sells ice cream with chocolate, pung-ri-soo, and various toppings. You can still enjoy the vintage architecture and the pretty interior without having to purchase a product.