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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

How to Get There



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Traveler rating

  1. 17 Terrible
  2. 20 Poor
  3. 196 Average
  4. 344 Very Good
  5. 204 Excellent

Trip Type

  1. 11 Business
  2. 174 Couples
  3. 92 Solo travel
  4. 214 Family
  5. 202 Friends getaway
  • jet c

    Trip Type:



    4 2017-10

    After we take lunch at taichung (giaopapa)we decided to visit rainbow village its about 9mins to xinwuri station and ride a bus.we stayed an hour for taking photos. It's a nice and small colorful...
  • Mohd F

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Good for some photos !

    4 2017-09

    Rainbow Village , quite nice for taking photo here , far from city center , luckily this cute local girl give me a scooter ride . heeeee .
  • Wan X

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Spend a little while here

    4 2016-11

    You can spend about 1 hour at this attraction. It is quite small but all the painting on wall are beautiful and meaningful if you can read Chinese. There is a direct bus from Taichung station to...
  • Khai Shin W

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel


    3 2017-10

    Colourful painting by a retired war veteran. Bright colours , children will like it. Far from city centre. Again public buses are assesible but infrequent.
  • Yrreiht

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    Well, actually a bit more than average...

    3 2017-09

    A nice place to see, very colourful as its nickname of Rainbow Village can make you imagine, but... Naming village a couple of houses is a bit exaggerated. That being said, it's worth staying there...

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