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Things to do in Taichung City

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From Taipei: 2-Day Central Taiwan Highlight Trip

1. From Taipei: 2-Day Central Taiwan Highlight Trip

On the first day, the guide will meet you at your hotel or designated meeting place in downtown Taipei. Before lunch, enjoy a relaxing lake cruise in a motorboat on Sun Moon Lake, the largest freshwater lake on the island.  After lunch, head to Taichung. The first stop after your arrival is Miyahara. It was originally an ophthalmology clinic during Japanese colonization. Today, Miyahara is widely known for its Hogwarts-alike interior decoration and various flavors of ice cream. Your next stop is Rainbow Village, which is considered the most Instagrammable place in Taichung. As its name implies, it is a small village painted with vibrant colors. Here you will see animals, people and many decorative elements painted vividly on the wall in every corner, as if you walk in to a fairy tale. Your tour continues with a stop at National Taichung Theater, an opera house designed by the famous Japanese architect—Toyo Ito. The opera house is referred as one of the most difficult architectures to build in the world, because of its curved surfaces. Even if you are not here for an opera or a musical, the building itself will provide you with an extraordinary experience as you walk through it.  By night, Fengjia Night Market is one of the most famous sights in Taichung, with a variety of local delicacies on offer. The clothing, trinkets, and accessories in the market are also unique and affordable.  On the second day of the tour, enjoy a full breakfast before meeting the tour guide for your next adventure. Chung-she Flower Garden is a flower farm located in Houli District of Taichung. With a wide array of colorful flowers, it is the perfect place to capture precious moments with family and friends.  Then, get ready for the day to take a crazy turn at Leofoo Village Theme Park, one Taiwan's most popular amusement parks. Visit 4 areas: the Wild West, South Pacific, Arabian Palace and African Tribe. The Water Park is also open during the summer time. After the long, fun, and tiring day, head back to Taipei Main Station for your drop off location.

From Taipei: Taichung Instagram Day Tour

2. From Taipei: Taichung Instagram Day Tour

Enjoy a very Instagrammable tour of Taichung City with an experienced guide and take beautiful photos of the area's top sites. Begin at Chung-she Flower Garden, also known as Chungshe Flower Market. The vast and colorful garden covers 6 hectares, featuring hundreds of thousands flowering plants, such as tulips, sunflowers, calla lilies, roses and many more. From January to December, there are always beautiful flowers blooming in the garden. In addition to the fascinating flower beds, there are gorgeous installations like swing chairs, floral arches, the replicas of piano and windmills, etc, which are perfect for photo shooting. Continue on to Rainbow Village, which is considered the most Instagrammable place in Taichung. It was originally a former military dependents’ village that is brightly painted in every corner by Huang Yung Fu, also known as “Rainbow Grandpa." Next, sip on drinks and eat pastries in Miyahara, originally an ophthalmology clinic during Japanese colonization. After the transformation by a local pastry company, today Miyahara is widely known for its Hogwarts lookalike interior decoration and variety of sweets. Later, stop for a group photo at National Taichung Theater, an opera house designed by the famous Japanese architecture “Toyo Ito". The opera house is referred as one of the most difficult architectures to build in the world, because of its curved surfaces. Here you can enjoy a close-up view of this architectural masterpiece, appreciating every detail created with innovative construction methodologies by the master. End the tour at the Gaomei Wetland, where you enjoy the view of windmills spinning on the wide open beach, creating an endless view in the far horizon. Finally, head back Taipei, where you can choose to disembark at Ximending Commercial District or MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station.

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