Changhua Travel Guide

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Changhua Things to Do

  • Buddha

    Changhua is best known for its landmark statue of the Buddha. At 26 metres tall, the statue sits atop Bagua Mountain overlooking the city.

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  • Mt. Pakuashan (chinese:...

    Mt. Pakuashan (The Eight Diagrams Mountain), a scenery area located in Chang-hua town. It is famous with the huge buddha statue.

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  • Flower countryside

    Tien-Wei, my hometown is flower country. The most local people plant flowers and trees for life. The flowers that you see in Jian-Kuao Flower Market in Taipei city are originally right from Tien-Wei. Flower farms especially their lights at night attract tourists very much. You are welcome to ride bicycle on country roads and eat special made flower...

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  • Half-side Well (in Lukang)

    The well built one half outside of the house because at the old timer it can serve the thirsty visitors passby. This is a typical construction design at Lukang old houses.

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  • New Baikuo Shan Amusement Park...

    The park is one of the tablelands of Pakuashan (The Eight Diagrams Mountain), There are facilities of B.B.Q. site, Mountain training plant, Electric Amusement Area, European-style Flower Garden, Lovely Animals Area, The Ecosystem of Ocean Animals, Arboretum and Rainbow show Hall. These are all well equipped; the performance is brilliant and...

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  • Wenwu Temple (chinese: ¤åªZ¼q)

    Lugang Wenkai School is right the Wenchang Emperor Shrine to be called Wentsz (Civil Shrine) for short, also called Wumyau (Military Temple). It's the place of origin of culture and education in Lugang. Such architecture built on the functions of the school, the shrine and the temple connected together is seldom. The Wen-Kai School, built in the...

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  • Tyanhou Temple (chinese: ¤Ñ¦Z®c)

    Lugang Tyanhou Temple was built in the 3rd year of Yungjeng in Ching dynasty, dedicated to Madzu. It's said that General Shi Lang brought the Madzu's statue when he attacked Taiwan. The statue was remained in Lugang afterward. The represent outlooks of the temple was rebuilt in 1936. The masters all have good skills that can be seen from the large...

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  • Taiwan Folk Village (chinese:...

    It's a large scale of multiplex holiday resort with sorts of subject parks. It includes mountain forest scenery area; Natural education area of various animals and plants; Taiwanese Area of yesterday displaying Taiwanese traditional relics and folk custom arts; the thrilling & exciting amusement park. Its well-equipped and variety of facilities are...

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  • Confucius Temple (chinese: ¤Õ¼q)

    Changhua Confucius Temple was built in 1726 more than 200 years ago, ranked as class-1 ancient remains. The present Confucius Temple rebuilt through the experts' study and design is still preserved its old appearance. The main hall is Dacheng Hall, dedicated to the memorial tablets of ancient saints and sages. In the middle of it is the Confucius...

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Changhua Restaurants

  • Taiwan Changhua Meat Ball

    This paticulars local delicacy is very famous for more than 50 yrs. There are a few stores selling the same dish, but this store is the original. Selling TWD35.00 each. It is made of Sweet potatoes warp with meat, steam it then deep fried. This Meat Balls is the only dish they are selling.

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  • Economical coffehouse

    Yi-Cafe' is chain stories. It's quite common in Taipei like Starbucks and Dante. The prices are good, but the atmosphere is just ok. However, when you just want to take a short break, it's a good place to spend 10-30 Mins.

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  • The taste of memory from childhood

    Wei egg pan cake is really very very delicious. A bite is full of egg smell. It has kept its simple taste over decades and is part of my childood's memory. Pan cake each plate costs 15 NTD only. Soya bean milch is pure and costs 10 NTD each cup. Economical, but are one of the best food .

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Changhua Nightlife

  • SPORTSMAN PUB

    ; Hours: 8 pm-about 2-3 am; (opens 10 am Sat/Sun)Situated in a lane just off San Min Road, Sportsman's is the latest addition to Changhua's nightlife. The interior is roomy and comfortable with plenty of seating, either at the bar counter or on sofas and armchairs. A welcome attraction is the big-screen projector, used to show live international...

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  • Nightlife in Chang-hua

    Your hosts Joe & Vinny make the New York Pub one of the nicest placest to visit. If you are a "waigoran" (foreigner) pop in for a snack and a few drinks, you will feel right at home.Brothers Joe and Vincent Wu established the New York Pub on Valentines Day (February 14), 1997. These two young men were kicking around an idea for a new kind of bar...

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  • Up Market

    UB 40's is the local watering hole for most foreigners and a large group can be found partying into the early hours of the morning. Wednsday evenings is "Waigoran" (Foreigner) nights where drinks are priced 2 for 1.There is also a live band that plays on Wednsday,Friday & Saturday nights. UB 40's is strictly dance music. The barladies Monica &...

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Changhua Shopping

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    by Kurtdhis Updated Jan 11, 2003

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    When shopping in Taiwan, the cheapest and better department store to visit is definately Carrefor. They sell really fresh produce an are also the most organised and cheapest and cleanest.

    SHOPPING TIPS
    * Shops are open seven days a week, from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm.Large shopping centers may stay open to 9:00 pm and offer more Westernized ambiance. Night markets usually begin their business at twilight.

    * For foreign buyers, the safest places to shop are those shops designated by the Taiwanese Tourism Administration, where one can always feel at ease about the price and quality of goods and can find a money changing desks. Anyone who wishes to try bargaining with vendors had better change his money in advance.

    * Keep all receipts in case you might want to return or exchange your purchases. Bargaining is only possible with private vendors in street stalls, who don't usually agree to refunds or exchanges.

    What to buy: Shopping centers are large and comfortable and offer a full range of commodities, Chinese or foreign brands, from cosmetics, daily-use articles, garments and home electric appliances to self-service corners. They also have restaurants and coffee bars attached. Each shopping center has a commercial area nearby.

    Carrefor is an all in one store. Each Carrefor store comprises of about five different levels ranging from household appliances, right through to clothing and automotive accessories.

    What to pay: A months worth of groceries can cost as little as 5 000 Taiwanese dollars.(143 US Dollars)

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Changhua Off The Beaten Path

  • the two old railway engines in Changhua

    placed in the fan-shaped garage. They always appear in the rail festival. check my fan-shaped garage tip for direction.

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  • fan-shaped garage for train cars in...

    This is still working. Check it out if you go passing by Changhua and are interested in trains. This garage is on the other side of railtrack. Get off the Changhua train station. Turn left and walk until you see an underground expressway through the railtrack in you left hand. You might find no road for pedestrian. Walk along the railtrack and you...

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Changhua Favorites

  • Yuan-Lin Town shopping street

    Yuan-Lin is the biggest town in Changhua. Kuang-Min street is the best shopping area in Yuan-Lin. When I studied in Yuan-Lin Junior High School, the streets I walked already over hundreds times. Fashion comes and goes, it's never boring there.

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  • Bei-Tou Traditional Market

    After visiting traditional markets you will see the local life. Bei-Tou traditional market is shopping center for mothers in the morning. Fresh vegetable, fruit and fish are waiting for you to take home...

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