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No.56, Chun'an Road, Nantun District, Taichung 408, Taiwan
+886 70 5557 0409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The village is a cluster of very old style dwellings for economically weaker people. The beauty lies in the fact that simple murals in their vibrancy bring so much joy to everybody who visits. Highly recommend for a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank astg90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mr Huang, the painter sat quietly observing the boisterous Chinese New Year crowd today. The old guy painted this place (his home all these years) all by himself, and managed to keep it from being torn down for redevelopment. Small project, big impact. No wonder...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SGCouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommended when in Taichung. Knowing the background story of this village is a humbling experience. The painter himself, Mr. Huang, was there during our visit and he gave me a souvenir artwork. The place can be explored in less than an hour but know...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shaaazl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh dear. I do not wish to take a single plaudit away from the creator of the Rainbow Village. I salute him, and what he did - or rather what he is still doing - to preserve this set of buildings and make it into...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stevekyne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is an very history site, with an hard work of and man to keep his home from the foreign invader, it was an colourful village and meaningful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BhutanSunshine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here just after Christmas, there're soooo many people. All the paintings were very bright and colorful. Some of the quote were very inspirational. The old gentlemen who painted all the paintings were actually there when we visited, still looks very healthy despite his old...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VincyC968
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to learn about a grandpa and his passion to save a little village before destroying. Great job “grandpa”!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

The story goes that at the age of 86 ex-military Mr. Huang started painting his house and was encouraged by his neighbours to continue with their homes. The results are numerous colourful walls which are really nice to look at (reflecting a pleasant personality) and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travelcat9999
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Besides the eye candy of a quaint community dwelling... The inspiring story of Rainbow Grandpa who painted his community dwelling with the hope of preserving it from government reconstruction turned the whole area to one of the top new tourist attraction in Taichung. It speaks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank QuennieCua
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

It is winter in December and it gets dark very early. It was already dark when we arrived at Rainbow Village, the place is lit with lights and there are still visitors wandering around.

Date of experience: December 2018
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17 November 2018|
Response from ElleHansel87 | Reviewed this property |
Its in Taichung. Look at the address, or google. It is accessible by bus, but the easiest way to go there is by taxi. Taxis in Taiwan is quite cheap.
1 November 2018|
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Response from ElleHansel87 | Reviewed this property |
An hour. :)
30 September 2018|
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Response from RASarillana | Reviewed this property |
I think it will open like a business hours.