Travel to Taichung in Taiwan

Explore the beautiful city of Taichung

Taichung is the perfect place for those who cannot stand the icy cold of winter or the sweltering heat of summer. It enjoys a mild, spring-like climate for the duration of the year which means its weather conditions are virtually perfect. The main warmth in the city is generated by the friendly residents who will take the time to ensure that you are enjoying your stay. Taichung is a primarily commercial city but it also has an abundance of cultural attractions.

One attraction which you might enjoy visiting is the Taiwan Museum of Art. Opened in 1988, it regularly holds exhibitions of western art, Chinese brush paintings and Chinese sculpture and various works from the museum's personal collection of valuables. The gardens also serve as a great spot for an afternoon repose. A more modern attraction is the Guinness World of Records which is a museum combined with a theme park. The park displays exhibitions on various record-breaking feats performed in all spheres of life. There is also a performance theater where record holders display their talents. The children's park and computer inquiry library also proves to be popular with youngsters.

Also of educational value are the National Museum of Natural Science and the Ocean World Educational Hall. The Museum of Natural Science is divided into the Science Center, Life Science area, Earth and Environment Science Center and the Chinese Science and Technology Center. The Space Theater, the 3-D Theaters, the Bird's Eye Theater and the Environment Theater all create a new and entertaining dimension on basic natural sciences. The Ocean World is basically a well designed aquarium with and Ocean World, a Shark World, a Crystal Tunnel and an Ocean Ecology Education Center among others. The center serves to not only display the wonderful variety of marine life for the publics' entertainment but also to educate them as to the role these creatures play in the underwater world.

Historical attractions include the Baujiue Temple and the Confucius Temple and Martyr Shrine. Something of a mix of old and new is the Taiwan Studio City - a theme park blend of modern film with traditional folk art. If you enjoy gardens, the Taichung folk park is delightful. The Encore Garden and the Dungshr Forest Recreation Park are also not to be missed. And of course, don't forget to go shopping! Jingming 1st street is the place to go for this popular recreational activity.

Taichung is a popular place to stay as well as to visit. With such a wealth of theme parks and interactive displays, it is popular with youngsters. But Taichung is not just for kids. It's a place where even the adult mind can find enjoyment. Visit Taichung and discover its many wonders for yourself.


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