24 Sights in Taichung, Taiwan (with Map and Images)

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1. 帝國製糖廠臺中營業所

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Imperial Sugar Factory Taichung Office, for the Taichung Factory established by Imperial Sugar Co., Ltd. in 1912, after the war became Taiwan Sugar Company Taichung Sugar Factory, closed in November 1990 and successively demolished the sugar factory and most of the buildings in the original factory area, now only the original Taichung Business Office office building. In 2013, it officially entered the land development project, and the total area of the sugar factory section was expropriated and developed about 22 hectares, of which the ecological pool and the surrounding area of the factory were planned as 6.09 hectares of parks, the developable area was about 15.32 hectares, of which 8.88 hectares were classified as commercial areas, and Taiwan Sugar obtained 7.7 hectares, and investment was launched after the completion of land development in March 2016. At the end of 2019, the restoration of the building was completed and it was renamed the Imperial Sugar Factory Taichung Business Office, which was opened along with part of the park (Taichung Imperial Sugar Factory Lakeside Park).

Wikipedia: 台中糖廠 (ZH)

2. Former Taichung Station

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Former Taichung StationTiouraren (Y.-C. Tsai) / CC BY-SA 4.0

Old Taichung Station is a station building used by Taiwan Railway Taichung Station from May 15, 1905 to October 15, 2016, before the elevated opening of Taichung Railway. The old former station body is the second-generation Taichung Station rebuilt on March 31, 1917, and in 1995, the old building (second-generation station), the front porch and the first platform were registered as second-class monuments (now national historic sites), and in August 2021, the second platform and the first-generation parking office were registered as national historic sites; The old station was originally built in 1964 and is a historical building in Taichung City. In the future, the front and rear station bodies, the surrounding Taiwan Railway cultural assets and the 1.6-kilometer original railway track barge will be preserved in situ, and the Taichung Station Railway Cultural Park will be established in combination with the surrounding related cultural assets.

Wikipedia: 臺中火車站 (舊站) (ZH)

3. Taichung Cultural & Creative Industries Park

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The Cultural Asset Park of the Ministry of Culture is a cultural park located in the South District of Taichung City, Taiwan, covering an area of 5.6 hectares. The private distillery "Akaji Distillery", founded in 1914, was the original predecessor of this place, and after 1947 it was transformed into Taichung Distillery. After being accepted by the Cultural Construction Committee of the Executive Yuan in 2002, it was initially positioned as a cultural and creative park, and is currently the only public office cultural resource park in Taiwan, and the Cultural Assets Bureau of the Ministry of Culture is also located here. The historical buildings and wine-making equipment of Taiwan's Japanese occupation period in the park are the most complete preserved factory areas among the industrial sites of Taiwan's distillery.

Wikipedia: 臺中文化創意產業園區 (ZH)

4. Chung Shan Hall

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Zhongshan Hall, located in the North District of Taichung City, Taiwan, covers an area of 33,564.94 square meters and 16,607.5 square meters of Jianping, including the second underground floor and the third floor of the building, the audience seats are divided into upstairs and downstairs, with a total of 1,557 seats (including 12 barrier-free audience seats and 12 accompanying seats), which is the most complete indoor theater in central Taiwan. It is close to Zhongzheng Park, North District National Sports Center, China Medical University, Taichung Zhongyou Department Store and Yizhong Business District.

Wikipedia: 中山堂 (台中市) (ZH), Website

5. 臺中神社

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Taichung Shrine is a shrine located in Taichung City during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan. The first generation shrine was built in 1911 in 84 Banda, Shintakamachi, Taichung City, north of the North Gate Tower of Taichung Park. The second-generation shrine was built in 1937 in Shintakamachi 141, Taichung City, and in 1942 it was upgraded to a national currency shrine, and the old Taichung Shrine in the original Taichung Park was demolished. After the upgrade, Taichung Shrine has three township shrines, Changhua Shrine, Shimizu Shrine, and Yuanlin Shrine, and eight Wuge Shrines.

Wikipedia: 臺中神社 (ZH)

6. PaoChueh Temple

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Baojue Temple, referred to as Baojue Temple, is a Rinzai Buddhist Temple located in Jinlongli, North District, Taichung City, Taiwan, founded in 1928, the mountain number Zhengfa Mountain, the mountain number "Eagle Ping Mountain" in the Japanese occupation era, the founder is Donghai Yicheng Zen Master, the first presiding Master Miaozen, Taiwan and Japan World War II soldiers and survivors will come here to worship, but also for Japanese tourists tourist destination.

Wikipedia: 寶覺禪寺 (ZH)

7. National Taichung Theater

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The National Taichung Theater is an opera house in the Taichung's 7th Redevelopment Zone in the Situn District of Taichung, Taiwan. The estimated area of the structure is 57,685 square meters (620,920 sq ft). It was designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito in collaboration with Cecil Balmond at Arup AGU. It was contracted on 11 November 2009 with construction planned for 45 months. The venue had a partial opening on 23 November 2014. It was officially opened in 2016.

Wikipedia: National Taichung Theater (EN)

8. 殉職山岡先生之碑

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Sakae Yamaoka (October 23, 1902 - May 9, 1930), a native of Nakayama Town, Iyo County, Ehime Prefecture, Japan (now Iyo City), a teacher at the Dongshi Agriculture and Forestry National School in the Dongshi Street Erzhuang Combination of Dongshi Street, Taichung Prefecture, was martyred in order to rescue nine Taiwanese villagers and schoolchildren, and there is a monument next to the Shishi Stream in the new community of Taichung City.

Wikipedia: 殉職山岡先生之碑 (ZH)

9. National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

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The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts is a museum in West District, Taichung, Taiwan. NTMoFA was established in 1988 and is the first and the only national-grade fine arts museum in Taiwan. The major collections are works by Taiwanese artists, covering modern and contemporary Taiwanese arts. The museum covers 102,000 square meters, including the Public Outdoor Sculpture park, making it one of the largest museums in Asia.

Wikipedia: National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (EN), Website

10. 中興堂

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Taichung Zhongxing Hall, formerly known as Zhongxing Assembly Hall, is a medium-sized indoor performance venue located in the North District of Taichung City. Opened in 1972, it is a basement and two-story building, covering an area of 655 pyeong, with a total floor area of about 1,950 pyeong, and now has 1,240 audience seats (792 seats on the first floor and 448 seats on the second floor), as well as wheelchair seats.

Wikipedia: 台中中興堂 (ZH)

11. Lake Heart Pavilion

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Huxin Pavilion, formerly known as Zhongzheng Pavilion, is a pavilion located in Sun Moon Lake in Taichung Park, North District, Taichung City, Taiwan, built in 1908 to commemorate the opening of the entire longitudinal line, and is now listed as a historic site in Taichung City, which is regarded as a representative of Taichung imagery, such as house numbers, bus tickets, Taichung City emblems, etc.

Wikipedia: 湖心亭 (臺中市) (ZH)

12. 大里福興宮

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Dali Fuxing Palace, also known as Dali Fuxing Palace, is located in Dali District, Taichung City, Taiwan, and is the temple dedicated to the Virgin of Heaven and is the local faith center. The temple has the legend of "the defeat geography of Yangben County", which is that an official wanted to defeat the local "Lotus Treasure Cave" feng shui and changed the temple to a north-facing south.

Wikipedia: 大里杙福興宮 (ZH)

13. Jenn Lann Temple

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Jenn Lann Temple MiNe / CC BY 2.0

The Dajia Jenn Lann Temple, also known as the Zhenlan or Mazu Temple, is a temple dedicated to the Chinese Goddess Mazu, the Goddess of Sea and Patron Deity of fishermen, sailors and any occupations related to sea/ocean. The temple is located in the Dajia District of Taichung, Taiwan. It is known for being the start of the Dajia Mazu Pilgrimage, an annual celebration of the sea goddess.

Wikipedia: Dajia Jenn Lann Temple (EN)

14. 女鬼橋

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女鬼橋 Tunghai University / Fair use

Tunghai University is the oldest private university in Taiwan, established in 1955. It was founded by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA). It is located in Xitun District, Taichung, Taiwan. According to Times Higher Education's Impact Rankings 2020, the university is rated as the most impactful private university in Taiwan and third in the country.

Wikipedia: Tunghai University (EN)

15. Maple Garden

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Maple Garden xiquinhosilva / CC BY 2.0

Qiuhong Valley Ecological Park, also known as Qiuhong Valley Square and Qiuhong Valley Landscape Ecological Park, usually known as Qiuhong Valley, is a large flood detention park located in the seventh phase of itun District, Taichung City, Taiwan. It is adjacent to Taiwan Avenue, ofu Road, Municipal North Seventh Road and Henan Road, covering an area of 30,000 square meters.

Wikipedia: 秋紅谷廣場 (ZH)

16. 望月亭

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Located in the North District of Taichung City, the North Gate of Taiwan Province (also known as Wangyue Pavilion), was declared a historic building on November 17, the 95th year of the Republic of China (2006). It is a Qing Dynasty monument in Taichung Park, and although it has been built, it still has research and preservation value.

Wikipedia: 臺灣省城大北門 (ZH)

17. Wufulinmen Sacred Tree

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Wufu Linmen Shenmu is a group of trees located in Longxing Wanxian Street, Shigang District, Taichung City, Taiwan, which is regarded as a sacred tree by the locals, and was originally composed of camphor trees as the center, plus surrounded by five kinds of trees: banyan tree, acacia tree, nan tree, and simple tree.

Wikipedia: 五福臨門神木 (ZH)

18. 大里七將軍廟

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Dali Seven Generals Temple, formerly known as Zhongyi Temple Seven Generals Temple, is a temple of seven generals located in Xinli, Dali District, Taichung City, Taiwan, worshiping six Qing troops and a dog, famous for finding lost items, and so many dramas that there are "no other days".

Wikipedia: 大里七將軍廟 (ZH)

19. 牛罵頭遺址

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The Niumatou Site is an archaeological site dating from the mid Neolithic period in Qingshui District, Taichung, Taiwan. It is the oldest archaeological site in central Taiwan. The site has been designated as a historical relic by then Taichung County Government.

Wikipedia: Niumatou Site (EN)

20. Lin Chih-chu Memorial

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Lin Zhisuke's studio, located next to Liuchuan, West District, Taichung City, Taiwan, was originally a staff dormitory of Taichung Normal School established in 1928, and was used as a dormitory and teaching place for glue painter Lin Zhisuke from 1946 to 2006.

Wikipedia: 林之助畫室 (ZH)

21. 台中市城隍廟

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Taichung City God Temple is a City God Temple located in the southern district of Taichung City, Taiwan, which is the City God Temple of Taiwan Fufu after the establishment of Taiwan Province during the Qing Dynasty, and the city god is named "Weiling Gong".

Wikipedia: 台中市城隍廟 (ZH)

22. Fengjia Night Market

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Fengjia Night Market or Feng Chia Night Market, also called Fengjia Shopping Town, is a night market in Xitun District, Taichung, Taiwan. The market is located next to Feng Chia University. It was claimed to be the largest night market in Taiwan.

Wikipedia: Fengjia Night Market (EN)

23. Ciji Temple

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Ciji Temple

Fengyuan Tzu Chi Palace, commonly known as Fengyuan Mazu Temple, is a Mazu temple in Fengyuan District, Taichung City, Taiwan, built during the Yongzheng period of the Qing Dynasty. Next to it is the East Night Market of Fengyuan Temple.

Wikipedia: 豐原慈濟宮 (ZH)

24. 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan

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921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan

The 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan is a national museum in Wufeng District, Taichung, Taiwan. The museum is dedicated to the 7.3 earthquake that struck the center of Taiwan at 01:47:12.6 TST on Tuesday, 21 September 1999.

Wikipedia: 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan (EN)


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