A fantastic place for kids and botany fans, this massive museum has over 50 exhibit areas covering space, the environment, rainforests, gems and minerals, dinosaurs, and Han and Austronesian cultures. Galleries have fun, interactive displays; there are also theatres and a huge botanical garden. Across 9 exquisite hectares, the Museum is a five-venue complex housing the Space IMAX Theater, Science Center, Life Science Hall, Human Cultures Hall (the original Chinese Science Hall), and Global Environment Hall, plus the 4.5-hectare Botanical Garden, the 5-hectare 921 Earthquake Education Museum at Wufong, the 33-hectare Fonghuanggu Ecology Education Park at Lugu, and the 2.6-hectare…

Four floors of gallery and performance space, plus living quarters for a resident artist inside an old residential building. Works by upcoming local and overseas artists are featured on the ground and 1st floors. There's also a cafe (closed every Wednesday). The back part of the top floor is Taichung's best-kept secret – Ludi music dive which only opens at night and is accessed via the back door. This is what Freedom Men Art Apartments look like. The booming phenomenon of the arts and cultural industry in recent years, Freedom Men Art Apartments were established in Taichung by several art-related practitioners and sponsors in December, 2012…

Situated across National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Zhongxin Market is a small block encircled by Wuquan 1st Street, Wuquan W. 2nd Street and Wuquan W. 3rd street. Zhongxin Market used to be a busy traditional market. However, it gradually quieted as economy growth declined in Taiwan over the years.  There are only a few outlets left in this once-busy market – meat and vegetable operators are around from 4am to 10am; food stalls in the periphery open for breakfast and lunch. Some older people still live in the tiny shop units; , a bookstore and a cafe have moved…

The bikeway runs along Hanxi East Road. As it passes through several intersections, there are bike designated traffic lights along the bikeway. The first half section of the bikeway runs under bridge. Public facilities along the way include resting seats, bike racks, guiding signs, guard fence, milestone signs, rest area, reflective signs, street lights and bike designated traffic lights. Plantings include giant crepe myrtle, Taiwanese rain tree, Madagascar almond, common lantana and common jasmine orange. Flood season is between the beginning of May and the end of November. The bikeway might be closed if the trail is damp and slippery.…

A historical landmark, this beautiful 20-hectare park was designed by the Japanese in the early 1900s. Taichung Park is the oldest park in Taichung city. The elegant wooden Japanese pavilion was a later addition – purpose-built for a visit by the Japanese prince to witness the launch of the Taiwan Railway. Taichung Park features many pretty landscapes, such an artificial lake, pavilion, arch bridge, etc. There are also lots of recreational equipments, like outdoor stadium, playground, and tennis court. Some extraordinary European-style building and Houxing Pavilion were constructed in 1908 in celebration of the launch of the Taiwan Railway stretching…

Taichung is exactly a wonderful city attracts people visit. Whether beautiful spots or amazing delicacies, visitors as well as Taiwanese people take Taichung as their weekends-travel destination. It's now quite convenient to travel to Taichung. Besides trains and buses, you can also go there by high speed rail. There are 5 instaworthy spots I want to let you know. Hope you enjoy your trip! RAINBOW VILLAGE(Rainbow Military Community) You might have once seen a rainbow on the sky, but you might never go to a village with lots of rainbow. The rainbow in this village means colorful. Rainbow village was…

Located in Taichung City, National Taichung Theater is not just a building that houses the opera, the entire architecture itself is an opera. Avant-garde and unique, it is the first time feeling when I saw her. National Taichung Theater is the building that is the most difficult one to construct in the world, and it is the ninth new landmark in the world designed by the Japanese architect Toyo Ito and completed by the Taiwan team. "One can feel the flow of air, sound and light not only in the foyer, but within the restaurant, sky garden and everywhere else in…

Flowers have always bring us joy and happiness. Children send flowers to parents to appreciate them; Couples send flowers to their better half to express their love. Friends send flowers to their friends for congratulations. There is a flora exposition held in Taiwan this year, 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition. If you have time to travel to Taiwan, welcome you to participate in this flower feast. ABOUT TAICHUNG Taichung, located in Central Taiwan, is 3 times the size of Singapore and 2 times the size of Hong Kong. The weather in Taichung is pleasant in all seasons which makes it one…

If you have once been to Taiwan, you must miss the gourmet in Taiwan's night markets. Not only cheap but also delicious. There are several night markets well represented Taiwan. If you've been to Shilin night market in Taipei, then you can't miss the Fengjia night market in Taichung. If you are planning to have a trip to Taichung, and want to make a gourmet trip in Fengjia night market, there is a hotel I will recommend. There are two reasons why HOTEL CUBE might be so popular among travelers. First is its location. HOTEL CUBE is located at the…

Last week I went to Taichung for a one-day trip. I have set a goal for myself that this time I wanted to try some local dishes. Let me show you what I have tried that day in Taichung. ▸Shengqiao Taiwanese burger(盛橋刈包) The first stop of my journey was Shengqiao Taiwanese burger(盛橋刈包). It's only 3 minutes walk from the station. It is a class Taiwanese burger, almost with pork belly served in a steamed bun, but the burger here is quite different. There are some interesting favors like Taiwanese noodles, french fries with cheese and sakura shrimps and matcha ice cream. Yes,…