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Arthas Statue

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Arthas Statue is Blizzard Entertainment’s only bronze statue in Asia, located on the Calligraphy Greenway and designed by Steve Wang, a well-known Hollywood designer and his team of 30 people. The project took over 1,000 hours (over nine months) to complete.

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Taichung city is located in the central of Taiwan and is an accessible travel destination; this modern city is appealing to international tourists and known for its culture and rich history. The Calligraphy Greenway is creating a great sense of culture alongside the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, bringing this area a comprehensively artistic, humanist image.

 


Introduction

Arthas Menethil is one of the central figures from Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft game universe and games like World of Warcraft® and Heroes of the Storm®

Arthas Statue
 
Arthas Menethil is one of Blizzard’s most popular characters in the Warcraft game, the day he was born, the very forests of Lordaeron whispered his name. He was destined to become one of the greatest legends the world of Azeroth would ever know, and his actions would send ripples to the farthest corners of the world, leaving no living soul untouched.
With his people suffering and the world he knew turning to ash in front of his eyes, Arthas made the difficult decision that would lead to his own ordeals and eventual downfall.


Arthas Statue 

To commemorate the 25th anniversary, Blizzard Entertainment made Arthas Statue located in Taiwan to show the appreciation to the community of gamers in Taiwan and across Asia. It is also Blizzard’s first bronze statue in the public park.

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Steve Wang is a Hollywood well-known make-up artist and filmmaker who was born in Taipei, Taiwan and moved to the United States when he was nine. This big project took 30 people and and over 1,000 hours (over nine months) to complete. His technique and the attention to detail in his artistic design bring Arthas to life, delivering an awe-inspiring presence to the Calligraphy Greenway of Taichung.


Arthas Statue 

Arthas Statue is located in the southern part of the Calligraphy Greenway, bringing this area a comprehensively artistic, humanist image form the National Museum of Natural Science to the art museum. To create more special, fantasy experience to international tourists, Taichung City Government has been devoting a lot of effort on promoting Taichung by improving traditional culture and getting connection with global trend, smoothly mixing eastern history with western color.

 

 

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Taichung CityWest Dist.West to the North Road (grass enlightenment)
Open time
24hr
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Free

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  1. 1 Terrible
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  3. 0 Average
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  5. 10 Excellent

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  1. 1 Business
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  3. 6 Solo travel
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  5. 3 Friends getaway
  • bcheong

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Gamer statue

    2 2017-02

    It's just a statue from some lame computer game. But i must say it's quite detailed upon closer inspection
  • Florian H

    Trip Type:

    Business

    Very Cool! Must see for Gamers and Art Lovers

    5 2017-02

    I have seen many statues around the world and most of them are art piece depicting real scene or twisted modern arts. This statue is very different. It represents the hero from the Blizzard video...
  • ExpattyCake

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Random But Cool

    5 2016-09

    One day, there was a tent up. The next, this statue appeared. It's a really cool addition to the area, especially when it's lit up at night.
  • Max P

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Really cool

    5 2016-09

    Well, it probably has not much to do with culture, but it's really detailed and looks really cool. Nice place to stop by and culture park is close by
  • 檸檬可樂

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    很精緻的雕像

    4 2017-08

    佔據綠園廊道的一個角落,雕像得做工滿細緻的,也比想像中的大。做工很精緻,魔獸世界的玩家一定要來朝聖的地方。只是晚上來打的燈光是綠光,有點詭異。整體來說還不錯。

These reviews are the subjective opinion of the users and not of Taichung City Government Tourism and Travel Bureau, nor TripAdvisor LLC.

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