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Zhongzheng ParkTaiwan's third largest city; Taichung enjoys a mild year-round climate with an average temperature of 22.4 degrees centigrade. It also has a highly developed industrial and commercial base, thriving cultural scene, friendly people, and beautiful scenery, all of which contribute to its status as an international-class city.

Centrally located in the western half of Taiwan, Taichung welcomes visitors with a pleasant climate throughout the year. The city first rose as a major political, economic, transportation, and cultural hub during the Japanese occupation period, due highway, railway and shipping port development during that time.

Through dedicated preservation efforts, Taichung has saved many of the city's historic sites and retains the original "chessboard" street plan from the Japanese era. Among the many sites of interest in the city are the 200-year-old Lecheng Temple, the ornate and much-visited Chenghuang Temple, and the three-hall style Wanhe Temple. The Chang Liao Family Shrine, a grade three national historic site, as well as the 200-plus-year-old Zhenlan Temple in Dajia further add to Taichung's yesteryear charms.

In addition to historic attractions, Taichung also offers plenty to satisfy one's thirst for the arts, culture and learning, including the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and Taichung City Cultural Affairs Bureau.

There are also a number of department stores and distinctive shopping areas and boutiques. The European-style Jingming Shopping District and Fenglin Restaurant at the Art Garden impart Taichung with a fashionable elegance that recalls the Champs Elysees in Paris.



Spots
National Park
Taroko National Park Shei-Pa National Park
National Scenic Area
Tri-Mountain National Scenic Area Administration Tri-Mountain National Scenic Area - Lishan Scenic Area
National Forest Recreation Area
Baxianshan National Forest Recreation Area Daxueshan National Forest Recreation Area Wuling National Forest Recreation Area
Amusement Park
Lihpao Land
Scenery
Taichung Metropolitan Park Taichung Folklore Park Tiezhen Mountain Scenic Area
Central Cross-Island Highway Dongshi Forest Park Dongfeng Bicycle Green Way
Shigang Reservoir Taichung Park Gaomei Wetlands
Dadu River Bird Sanctuary Tunghai University Warehouse No. 20
Night Market/Snack
Donghai International Art Street Fengjia Night Market Wuqi Fisherman’s Wharf
Jingming 1st Street Zhonghua Night Market
Hot Spring
Guguan Hot Springs / Guguan Recreation Area
Museum/Gallery/Memory
National Museum of Natural Science Taichung City Seaport Art Center Lien-Chang Musical Instrument Factory (Chang, Lien-Chang Saxophone Museum)
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan
Heritage/Temple
Huangxi Academy(Huangxi Temple) Taichung Confucius Temple Daijia Jenn Lann Temple
Farms
Fushoushan Farm Houli Horse Ranch Wuling Farm
tourism town
Dajia District, Taichung City: Matsu Culture
Department Store
Chungyo Department Store SOGO Taichung Department Store Shin-Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store (Taichung Store)
 
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Last Update:2014-09-17 10:33:31