Rainbow Village Taichung, Nantun

3.8
Neighborhood · Other
Rainbow Village Taichung bursts with surreal artwork painted onto the sides of its buildings. Once a part of a network of inexpensive homes given to veterans of World War II and the Chinese Civil War, the village now contains rejuvenated structures painted by Huang Yung-fu Huang, a local artist who covered the buildings in colorful depictions of Chinese characters. Though you don't need to pay an entry fee, you can always donate, or alternatively purchase a souvenir from the gift shop, themed after the artwork in the village. Plan to visit Rainbow Village Taichung and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Taichung attractions using our Taichung day trip planner.
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  • Taiwan in itself a beautiful country! It is colorful and the people around are also nice and helpful. We did not find communication that difficult as people did speak English. But yes, there were...  more »
  • I have read several article about his place and its inspiring history, then decide to visit. If you stay in Taichung, this would be a 4 stars rating, I spent around 20 minutes to look around a...  more »
  • rainbow village is worth the day trip out of Taipei to see this cute little village and one man's attempt to save his home. Also can buy souvenirs here to help support the village.  more »
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  • Just like the name, this place is very colorful. I think it's a great place for a quick visit since you basically can spend less than 30 minutes to walk around the whole area. Yes, the area is pretty small. But, there are few shops of souvenir and some snacks to try. Better come early since a lot of people like to come here, it can pretty crowded after midday. And there's a friendly black dog which is very cute!
  • This place is very interesting. The whole place, setting of a small village, was painted by an old man and is vibrant in colour, hence the name. Not a very big place, but unfortunately, we were there late (like after 5.30 pm, where sun set at 5.30 pm). If possible, go earlier and I am sure you will enjoy the place, with lots of photos to show.
  • What can I say, this place is very famous among tourists. I do enjoy it when it is quiet and you are alone there. Gives a good vibe overall. The artist or artists who made this are brilliant. My partner lives close by so I am very lucky to be able to just go and relax. Taiwan is awesome.
  • In terms of historic background, you can say this place is special. In terms of it being a tourist attraction / photogenic place, i would say - not so much. Basically it is a compound of a few small former living quarters painted in colorful (thus the name Rainbow) designs. May be go there once, but not worth a repeat in my humble opinion.
  • The place is very lively and beautiful. It serves great history and it showcase the talents of the natives in arts. Good spot for tourists and it offers great products for gifts or tokens. It also has little snacks like cotton candy, ice cream and ice pops.

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