Guang Fu New Village
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.
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Skip visiting on weekdaysThe 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.
PhotogenicAfter 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.
Nothing much to visit during weekdaysVisited 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...
Great food!!!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...
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