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921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, Taichung

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Witness the preserved ruin left in the wake of the 1999 earthquake at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, and learn about the mechanics of this mighty natural phenomenon. Set on the grounds of the former Guangfu Junior High School, the government preserved the facility's collapsed buildings and buckled athletics field, constructing a modern museum around the carnage. Exploring the site, you'll get a real sense of the scale of the earthquake's power and have the opportunity to glean information on how the events of '99 unfurled. You'll also learn about the early warning systems available, and how the people here went about rebuilding their lives after the disaster. Our Taichung trip itinerary builder makes visiting 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan and other Taichung attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • In september 21, 1999, Taichung was shattered by earthquake. The central of earthquake was an elementary school. Therefore, they made museum on the elementary school. We can see raises ground due to e...  more »
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  • I was not in Taiwan when 921 earthquake happened. This is the first opportunity for me to eye-witness the aftermaths of the tragedy. Stand in the museum and look around the debris, it is a very shocki...  more »

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