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9 Brilliant Things to Do in Taichung, Taiwan

9 Brilliant Things to Do in Taichung, Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan (B)

To be honest, the city of Taichung in northwestern Taiwan was a mystery to me. I was only heading there as the first stop on my first trip to Taiwan because it was the cheapest place to fly to. Turns out, Taiwan was such a blank slate to me that it didn’t really matter where I started. In a way, Taichung was kind of perfect for me to get my bearings.

Although I only really had 24 hours, I managed to quickly delve into what Taichung had to offer. As the second largest city in Taiwan, I definitely missed out on some things, but what I did find left me wanting more anyway. Here are 8 things to do in Taichung I highly recommend, plus one I’m disappointed I missed out on.

As a vast and dense city, there’s more than enough of Taichung to keep a wanderer such as myself occupied. Even just exploring the streets of the Central and West Districts provides endless fodder for urban junkies. Unfortunately, walking around everywhere isn’t all that common in Taiwan so the streets aren’t always pedestrian-friendly. Slipping down into side streets you start to get a feeling for what life is like in this big, big city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 9 Brilliant Things to Do in Taichung, Taiwan
Guide Location: Taiwan » Taichung
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/taichung-taiwan/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Taichung Park
  • Caligraphy Park
  • Goat Statue
  • Wanchungong Temple
  • Liuchuan Riverside Walk
  • Miss Meet
  • Miyahara Dessert Store
  • Jiguang Street
  • Rainbow Village
  • TC Hotel