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Some of the must see locations in Taichung are:

National Museum of Natural Science, This is a very large and elaborate science themed museum, actually composed of seven museums in one. Its Science Center features a huge assortment of "hands-on" exhibits that demonstrate scientific principles. The separate Life Sciences section is also very large. There's also a botanical garden, an earthquake museum, greenhouse, global cultures and global environment museums, as well as theaters.

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, is a very large and elaborate modern arts museum, featuring rotating visual exhibits. The museum also has a very elaborate children's section, featuring hands-on art exhibits and creative playthings.

Municipal Cultural Center, The Municipal Cultural Center is located on Yingcai Road on property adjacent to the National Art Museum.

Taichung Folklore Park, This park is dedicated to presenting a more traditional Taiwanese way of life. It includes a combination of authentic and recreated buildings and streets in an attempt to recreate a more rustic Taiwan.

Taichung Winery, Dating back to the Japanese-era, this still- operational winery also includes a Wine Museum, which has displays on wine-making and the history of the winery.

Stock 20, This converted railroad warehouse provides exhibition space for regular displays of modern art. Adjacent warehouses have been converted to provide studio space for local and foreign artists, and are frequently open to the public.

Wenying Hall, A frequent venue for local art exhibitions and events. It includes an art display area along with a folk art museum and Zhongzheng Hall.

Taichung Tower, located in the Shui Nan Financial District is the tallest building in Taichung with a unique shape of a bamboo.

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Temples

Temples can be found all over the city of Taichung. While many of them are of recent construction, others are considered historic and are indicative of the changing currents through Taichung's history.

Martyr's Shrine, Adjacent to the temple is the Martyr's Shrine, dedicated to the hero's of the Republic of China.

Pao Hueh Temple, This is a Buddhist temple which features the "Big Budda." The gold, seven-floor Buddha is dedicated to Maitreya. The temple grounds also include a Japanese Shinto shrine.

Cheng Huang Temple, This temple was established during the Qing Dynasty, and has since been renovated numerous times. Its main festival is the 15th day of the sixth lunar month.

Wan Chun Temple, Established during the height of the Qing Dynasty more than two hundred years ago, it is home to a couplet written by Emperor Kuangshu. It is also noted for its life-like carvings.

Wen Chang Temple, Built around 1825, this temple is dedicated to the "Scholar God." Students frequently come to pray prior to exams to get good scores.

Le Cheng Temple Over two hundred years old, the Le Cheng temple is dedicated to the goddess Mazu, and is known locally as the "Hanxi Mazu." It includes an ancient cauldron and other artifacts.

Wan He Temple, This temple was built during the Qing Dynasty in thanks to the goddess Mazu. It is noted for exquisitely-designed carvings.

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