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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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.