Taichung is a vibrant city bustling with life, and just like any popular tourist destination there are plenty of things to do that won’t break the bank. For those travelers heading to Taichung on a budget, here are some of the best cheap and free things to do in the city.
Rainbow Village is a former veterans’ village that has been repainted with an endless series of murals and street art. The project was kicked off by a local who felt that his neighborhood needed a bit of color, and the results are simply breathtaking. Tourists flock to the neighborhood during the weekend so best to visit during the week for a bit of quiet and open space for photos.
Xinshe Sea of Flowers is the city’s botanical garden, a wide expanse that is covered in flowers. It is only a short bus ride outside the city and you only need half a day to see the whole thing, but for flower lovers and photographers, this place is a must. This is another attraction that is best visited on weekdays to avoid the crowds.