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Rainbow military housing



The rainbow military housing is in Nantun, Taichung. One of the retired soldiers paints on the wall with paints. However, the housing is facing problem of dismantling for the government’s city plan. There are over 3 thousands of people supporting the rainbow military housing in only 2 days. The retired soldiers started to paint since September, 2008. He paints his dream out on the wall and brings a new life to the military housing. As a result, many people call him Grandpa Rainbow. The spot attracts many people on weekends. The city government declared that the painting is worth to preserve and they will modify their city plan.
Rainbow military housingRainbow military housing


Taichung CityNantun Dist.Ln. 56, Chun’an Rd.

Service Facilities

  • Bus stop

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Traveler rating

  1. 14 Terrible
  2. 15 Poor
  3. 158 Average
  4. 279 Very Good
  5. 161 Excellent

Trip Type

  1. 9 Business
  2. 139 Couples
  3. 70 Solo travel
  4. 182 Family
  5. 153 Friends getaway
  • Yao F

    Trip Type:


    Colourful walls

    3 2017-03

    Interesting place where you can take many colourful photos. But besides that, nothing much to do. Was hoping to see Cai Hong Ye Ye but he wasnt around.
  • traveldiary09

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    Support Cai Hong Ye Ye (Grandpa Rainbow)

    4 2017-02

    Come and take OOTD shots with the painted walls. There are merchandise for you to buy as souvenirs. The items are not cheap as the proceeds goes to support Grandpa Rainbow's living expenses. The...
  • cora3181

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    A happy 2-hours visit

    4 2016-05

    A colorful village. Happy to spend 2 hours there. But have to take mosquito expellent during summer.
  • Vicky Q

    Trip Type:

    Colorful Village for photo taking but not so many activities

    3 2017-03

    We took an hour taxi drive from Taichung city to Caihongjuan Village in a late afternoon. There were quite a number of young people taking selfie here. The houses are very colorful with hand painting...
  • Yeo L

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Colorfuls Walls and Drawing • Rainbow Village

    4 2017-02

    Really a nice place to visit esp. If you love rainbow, this is the mini rainbow village with colorful walls and drawings. Very awesome for OOTD capture. So visit Rainbow Grandpa their legendary icon...

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