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Taichung Changhua Two-day Taiwan Pass

Posted Date:2019-03-22 396
Still troubled by transportation when you travel? Taiwan Pass is the solution for you! It saves you time and money while you personalize your itinerary and claim exclusive discounts at designated stores. Simply put, with a Taichung Changhua Taiwan Pass, you can effortlessly enjoy touring around coastal Taichung and Lukang in Changhua.
 
Purchase online (Chinese): https://www.ct-pass.com/
 
Day 1
Suggested Route: Qingshui Military Dependents' Village Cultural Park→Taichung City Seaport Art CenterGaomei Wetland
 
Qingshui Military Dependents' Village Cultural Park
Old village revitalized
Located right across Taichung City Seaport Art Center, Qingsui Military Dependents' Village Cultural Park features historic houses and beautiful window grills. In addition to art installations, it is revitalized with occasional art exhibitions and pop-up markets that draw visitors on weekends.
Qingshui Military Dependents' Village Cultural Park
 
Other than the renowned Qingshui rice cakes, Sergeant's Handmade Noodles nearby Qingshui Military Dependents' Village Cultural Park is a highly recommended dish as well. The thickness of the noodles varies since it is handmade. Drizzled with a specialty sauce mixed with fried garlic, the incredible taste of this simple-looking local dish will definitely linger for the longest you have experienced.
 
Qingshui Military Dependents' Village Cultural Park
Open Time: Tuesdays to Sundays 10:00-17:00, closed on National Holidays
Visiting Information: Free
TEL:+886-4-26274568
Address: No.41, Xinyi Ln., Zhongshe Rd., Qingshui Dist., Taichung City
 
Taichung City Seaport Art Center
Minnan styled art center
Taichung City Seaport Art Center features small bridges and flowing water in its outdoor plaza. The elegant minnan-style architectures that surround also attract tourists with cameras. If you happen to be starving after enjoying the exhibitions at the art center, you can easily grab some traditional snacks in the area. Qingshui Military Dependents' Village is also a great place to visit.
Taichung City Seaport Art Center
 
Taichung City Seaport Art Center
Open Time: [Hall]Tuesdays to Sundays 09:00-17:30, Closed on Mondays.
Visiting Information: Free
Official Website: http://www.tcsac.gov.tw/Eng
TEL: +886-4-26274568
Address: No.21, Zhongzhen Rd., Qingshui Dist., Taichung City
 
Gaomei Wetland
Gorgeous sunset viewing location
A trip to the coastal area of Taichung will be incomplete without a visit to Gaomei Wetland, a great natural museum where visitors can closely observe creatures of the intertidal zone. It is also a great location to appreciate gorgeous sunset views. Another renowned picture-perfect attraction nearby is the Gaomei Wetland Scenic Bridge, which is a popular location on Instagram.
Taichung Changhua Two-day Taiwan Pass
 
Gaomei Wetland
TEL: +886-4-26565810
Address: Gaomei Wetland, Qingshui Dist., Taichung City
 
Gorgeous sunset viewing location
Address: No.789, Gaomei Rd., Qingshui Dist., Taichung City
 
Day 2
Suggested Routes: Fan-Shaped Roundhouse→Mt. Bagua Buddha Scenic Area→Lukang Old Street→Lukang Tianhou Temple→Taiwan Glass Gallery
 
Fan-Shaped Roundhouse
The last remaining train head roundhouse in Taiwan
The fan-shaped roundhouse in Changhua is the last remaining train head roundhouse nationwide. This precious historic monument signifying the history of Taiwan railway development is where steam train heads are maintained and repaired. To this day, visitors can still see railway staff operating the turntable to allocate train heads in and out of the roundhouse.
Fan-Shaped Roundhouse
 
Fan-Shaped Roundhouse
Open Time: Weekdays 13:00-16:00
Weekends 10:00-16:00
Closed on Mondays
Visiting Information: Free admission. A 30-minute guided tour is available from Tuesday to Friday at 14:30. Reservation for guiding services is required.
TEL: +886-4-7624438
Address: No. 1, Sec. 1, Zhangmei Rd., Changhua City, Changhua County
 
Mt. Bagua Buddha Scenic Area
The Guardian and Landmark of Changhua 
The 22-meter tall Great Buddha Statue of Bagua Mountain is a renowned landmark of Changhua. The trail leading up to the towering statue is guarded by solemn Guanyin statues on both sides. Visitors can tour inside the Great Buddha, learn about the Buddha's story, or enjoy a spectacular overlook of Changhua City at the Jiulong Pond observation deck.
Changhua Great Buddha Statue of Bagua Mountain
Mt. Bagua Buddha Scenic AreaOpen Time: Open all day
Visiting Information: Free
TEL: +886-4-7224163
Address: No. 31, Wenquan Rd., Changhua City, Changhua County
 
Lukang Old Street
Compelling Charm of a Small Town
Lukang Old Street was the most commercially prosperous town in a past era. Roaming on the aged red brick roads is certainly a good way to reminisce the olden days. Some most visited tourist sites include the incredibly narrow Moru Alley and Lukang Longshan Temple which is dubbed the Forbidden City of Taiwan. Another way to tour around Lukang in limited time is to hop on a tricycle that will take you around. Engaging with locals is also recommended.
Lukang Old Street
Lukang Old Street
Open Time: 10:00-18:00
Visiting Information: Free admission. Please go to the website, Travel in Changhua, for guiding services.
TEL: +886-4-26274568
Address: Yaolin St., Lukang Township, Changhua County
 
Lukang Tianhou Temple
Extravagant Architectural Beauty in the Temple Built in Qing Dynasty
Built in early Qing Dynasty, Lukang Tianhou Temple is the religious center of Lukang Township. To this day, the exquisite paintings, wood and stone carvings indicative of different historical periods are well maintained and preserved. Inside the Golden River Hall, the elaborate wooden caisson ceiling is the one of the most impressive architectural features of Lukang Tianhou Temple. 
Lukang Tianhou Temple
Lukang Tianhou Temple
Open Time: 06:00-22:00
Visiting Information: Free
TEL: +886-4-7779899
Address: No.430, Zhongshan Rd., Lukang Township
Official website: http://www.lugangmazu.org
 
Taiwan Glass Gallery
A Breakthrough of Perceived Coldness and Fragileness of Glass 
Taiwan Glass Gallery boasts an impressive collection of elaborate glass art as well as daily essentials. The glass-made Golden Tunnel and Underwater World immerse visitors in a miraculous show of glass refraction and the change of light and shadow. A visit to the one and only glass Mazu Temple in Taiwan is also highly recommended.
Taiwan Glass Gallery
 
Taiwan Glass Gallery
Open Time: 08:00-18:30
Visiting Information: Free
TEL: +886-4-7811299
Address: No.30, Lukong S. 4th Rd., Lukang Township
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