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Guang Fu New Village

Posted Date:2018/09/07 3029

Introduction

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Located in Wufeng District, Guangfu New Village is the first new village built after WWII. It is now a favored location for wedding photography and film making.
Guanghu New Village was dorm compound sponsored by the United States government to accommodate the dependents of civil servants of the Education Department, Provincial Government. It holds a special place in Taiwan’s architectural and urban history for its unique design of the latest concept of a garden city at the time which aimed to integrate work and residential areas and create a green living space of low resident density. The village features organized streets, refreshing environment and the very first underground sewage system that separates rainwater and wastewater.
After community revitalization, Guangfu New Village has turned into a cultural and creative village where artists and entrepreneurs came to establish their creative base within the mottled historic red brick walls.
Visitors can also visit 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan nearby Guangfu New Village. It is where you can witness the nature’s power of destruction. 

Details

Address
No. 2-3, Heping Rd., Wufeng Dist., Taichung City

Service Facilities

  • Bus stop

How to Get There

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Traveler rating:4 48 comments Write a Review

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  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 1 Poor
  3. 11 Average
  4. 25 Very Good
  5. 11 Excellent

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  1. 0 Business
  2. 11 Couples
  3. 7 Solo travel
  4. 15 Family
  5. 11 Friends getaway
  • Erico2709

    Trip Type:

    Skip visiting on weekdays

    Traveler rating:3 2019-11

    The place is very serene but will advise to avoid on weekdays. There are eateries and shops here but I think they are mainly catered for weekend crowds.
  • kimitakas

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Photogenic

    Traveler rating:3 2018-12

    After I visited 921 Earthquake Museum, I passed by this village. It is something similar to Shenjin Village in Taichung. But for me, there was nothing special.
  • earlgreyane

    Trip Type:

    Couples

    Nothing much to visit during weekdays

    Traveler rating:2 2018-06

    Visited the area during a weekday morning as my husband and I went to the 921 Earthquake museum which was located in the Village. Nothing much to visit during weekdays as most of the houses were...
  • I2855IImaxp

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Great food!!!

    Traveler rating:4 2016-09

    This is supposed to be a typical village, and you can find quite a lot of hand-made stuff. Not bad, but not amazing. What IS amazing is this place called "cheer dots". Coming from the earthquake...
  • Seaside668386

    Trip Type:

    青創園地

    Traveler rating:4 2020-01

    保持舊有建築添入青創元素,多元類型商店進駐,有手作、餐廳、及咖啡廳,可以花2-3小時漫步,最後一個區域有提供NPO場展,有興趣可看一下介紹。停車方便但公共廁所只有男女共用一間,增加排隊時間,另外也很難維護乾淨。

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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