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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.

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  • Bus stop

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  1. 17 Terrible
  2. 17 Poor
  3. 180 Average
  4. 301 Very Good
  5. 180 Excellent

Trip Type

  1. 11 Business
  2. 152 Couples
  3. 79 Solo travel
  4. 194 Family
  5. 181 Friends getaway
  • 52Boulder

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    Such a colorful place, good for quick stopover

    5 2017-05

    If you are a non-Chinese you will not understand the story of this Rainbow Park. This whole place is cover of colourful graffiti painting and very creative. This village was painted by a old...
  • Ha Truc Chi N

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Good place for Photo

    3 2017-05

    I was expecting to see a large village, but there was barely a few houses, apparently painted on by one man. Nice place to take photo. But the drive there was a waste of time.
  • Diankreng

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    The Place Exudes Happiness!

    5 2017-06

    The whole place is so vibrant with colorful paintings. The place itself (when you see it) exudes happiness, like you can paint your despair away! Plus its free! *I don't know where to put this...
  • psalm23342016

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Rainbow Military Community

    4 2017-05

    This is an interesting place and can you imagine someone painted everything in this little village. The veteran who is in his 90s is around to greet visitors. Amazing place.
  • NigelKhaw

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Complete waste of time

    1 2017-06

    The village is going to be demolished to make way for development. Just one small house left. Totally not worth the time and money if you're traveling from taipei to Taichung just to visit what is...

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