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Taichung Tourism


Intellectual Travel for Lovers for Art and Culture

Posted Date : 2023-12-05 1643
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Taichung is rich in cultural and artistic vibes. Vibrant art & cultural activities and creative marketplaces regularly take place. A number of destinations perfect for artistic and cultural enthusiasts include Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park which was an old winery, Budokan Martial Arts Hall built in the Japanese colonial period, distinctive stores in alleys and the modern looking National Taichung Theater. Plan for an intellectual trip for your next holiday right now!

Suggested Route:
Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park Taichung Literature Museum → National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts →Calligraphy Greenway → Park Lane by CMP→ National Taichung Theater → Tung Hai Arts Street

Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park
Paradise for Culture and Creativity 

Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park is 12 minutes away from Taichung Train Station by walk. It was originally an old winery. 1916 Cultural and Creative Workshop in the park gathers creative workers who specialize in various fields like visual art, crafting, culture and creativity. Visitors can take part in coloring, umbrella making, dry flower arrangement and other fun DIY activities. 

Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park
Open time:Park Area Monday to Sunday 06:00-22:00;Exhibition Hall Weekday 09:00-17:00
Visiting information:free
Official website:
Address:No.362, Sec. 3, Fuxing Rd., South Dist., Taichung City

Natural Way Six Arts Cultural Center
The Place to Go for Art and Tea

Natural Way Six Arts Cultural Center was perviously Budokan Martial Arts Hall in the Japanese colonial period. The Japanese architecture is rich in elegance and serenity, giving visitors a mentally soothing feel. Art and cultural events take place from time to time. Visitors can also experience archery and Japanese tea ceremony.

Natural Way Six Arts Cultural Center
Open time:Xinshing Hall: Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-22:00 Chuanxi Hall: 09:00-17:00
The Center is closed at noon from 12:00 to13:00.
Visiting information:free
Address:No.33, Zhongxing 1st Ln., Linsen Rd., West Dist., Taichung City

Taichung Literature Museum
A Quiet Getaway in Downtown

It is a ten-minute walk from Natural Way Six Arts Cultural Center to Taichung Literature Museum. The museum was a cluster of police dormitories in the Japanese colonial period. A magnificent 18 meter high old ficus tree at the entrance greets visitors to the museum. There are six main buildings including regular exhibition hall, themed exhibition hall, dining area, etc. The literature park right next to the museum features beautiful wall calligraphy. It is definiTELy a place highly recommended to visitors who are into the art of Chinese characters and literature.

Taichung Literature Museum
Open time:Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00;Close on Mondays
Visiting information:free
Address:No.48, Zhongxing 1st Ln., Lequn St., West Dist., Taichung City

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Calligraphy Greenway, Park Lane by CMP
Cultural and Artistic Green Way of Urban Leisure

Calligraphy Greenway and Park Lane by CMP connect the area between National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in West District and National Museum of Natural Science in North District. It is a green living circle that boasts cultural and artistic vibes.

Art lovers are suggested to check out National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts where international exhibitions are held from time to time. Visitors can also find places to order food and drinks in the museum like the Rose House and Chunshuitang.

Calligraphy Greenway nearby the museum is where countless distinctive stores are located. You can spend all day shopping for various cultural and creative products.The most renowned attraction in the area is Taichung Fantasy Story Green Ray, a successful heritage revitalized project that has transformed old houses into a cultural and creative village. If you go along Meicun Road and turn right on Minsheng Road, you will pass by Shen Ji New Village where there are stationery store, dessert shop, cultural and creative stores.

Park Lane by CMP is always flooded with lovers for art and culture. Other than Eslite shopping mall, hand-made marketplace is held irregularly as well. In the area, there is a fountain pen studio that attracts fountain pen lovers. If you can’t find a certain book in Eslite Bookstore, you can try to go find it in Mollie Used Bookstore on Gongyi Road.

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
Open time:Tuesday to Friday 09:00-17:00;Saturday, Sunday 09:00-18:00;Close on Mondays.
Visiting information:free
Address:No.2, Zhongxing 1st Ln., Sec. 1, Wuquan W. Rd., West Dist., Taichung City
Taichung Fantasy Story Green Ray
Open time:Opening hours of each store vary.
Address:No.2 to No.26, Zhongxing 1st Ln., Zhongxing St., West Dist., Taichung City

National Taichung Theater
Taichung’s New Landmark

The eye-catching National Taichung Theater is the newest most heated check-in spot on social media in Taichung. It is designed by Toyo Ito, a renowned Japanese architect who has won a Pritzker Prize for Architecture. The avant-garde architecture is designed as a sound cave with curved surface, air holes and tubes. The theater also includes restaurants, stores and a rooftop garden. Events also take place in the surrounding outdoor areas, and there is a water show at the plaza at night.

National Taichung Theater 
Open time:Sunday to Thursday 11:30-21:00;Friday to Saturday and national holidays 11:30-22:00
Visiting information:For information on shows and events, please go to official website.
Official website:
Address:No.101, Sec. 2, Huilai Rd., Xitun Dist., Taichung City

Tung Hai Arts Street
Streets with European Atmosphere

Tung Hai Arts Street nearby Tung Hai University boasts  an artistic and cultural ambience. It is full of  characteristic and artistic stores. There are also postmodern Italian cafes and shops that sell interior decor accessories. As the night falls and street lights are on, the streets feels of special romantic vibes with European atmosphere.

Tung Hai Arts Street 
Visiting information:Open all year
Address:Guoji St., Longjing Dist., Taichung City
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